George Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of George Anstey, a member of the Curry Rivel Ansteys, who emigrated to Canada and was in October 1917 drafted for service into the Canadian Expeditionary Force. However, we lose track of him after he was discharged from service in 1918. Anybody who canContinue reading “George Anstey World War One Hero”

Johannesburg, South Africa Anstey Page Commenced

We have begun to map the pedigree of the Johannesburg Ansteys of South Africa, a sub-branch of the Tiverton Ansteys of Devon and hence part of the South West Peninsula Ansteys. We are actively on the lookout for anybody who is willing to add their specialist knowledge of the Johannesburg Ansteys to this Anstey story project. Anybody with such inclinationContinue reading “Johannesburg, South Africa Anstey Page Commenced”

Curry Rivel Somerset Anstey Page Commenced

We have begun to map the pedigree of the Curry Rivel Ansteys of Somerset, a sub-branch of the Dulverton Ansteys and hence part of the South West Peninsula Ansteys. We are actively on the lookout for anybody who is willing to add their specialist knowledge of the Curry Rivel Ansteys to this Anstey story project. Anybody with such inclinationContinue reading “Curry Rivel Somerset Anstey Page Commenced”

Lionel John Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Lionel John Anstey of the Chew Magna Ansteys, who fought with the Honourable Artillery Company as a Gunner in 1915 and later became a Lieutenant of the Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force. Anybody who has information they would like to add toContinue reading “Lionel John Anstey World War One Hero”

Winifred Ethel Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Winfred Ethel Anstey of the Tywardreath Ansteys, who was born in New Zealand and served as a Nurse on various Hospital Ships during the war. She also managed to survive after a ship that she was on was hit by a German torpedo inContinue reading “Winifred Ethel Anstey World War One Hero”

Norman George Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Norman George Anstey of the Chew Magna Ansteys, who signed up for active service in Nottingham right at the outbreak of World War One, and later fought in France. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, please contact usContinue reading “Norman George Anstey World War One Hero”

Charles William Gibbs Anstey World War One Hero?

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Charles William Gibbs Anstey of the Chew Magna Ansteys who was conscripted in New Zealand in 1917 as part of the “Fifth Ballot of the South Canterbury Recruiting District“. However we have no idea whether he actually served during World War One – anybodyContinue reading “Charles William Gibbs Anstey World War One Hero?”

Alfred Tomkins Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Alfred Tomkins Anstey of the Chew Magna Ansteys, who was captured by the Germans in 1918 and taken Prisoner of War. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, please contact us at research@theansteystory.com. Anybody who has researched their Anstey ancestors’ wartime heroicsContinue reading “Alfred Tomkins Anstey World War One Hero”

Joseph Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Joseph Anstey of the Chew Magna Ansteys, who signed up for active service right at the start of the war with the 12th Gloucester Regiment (Bristol’s Own), a ‘Pals Battalion’. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, please contactContinue reading “Joseph Anstey World War One Hero”

Gilbert Tomkins Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Gilbert Tomkins Anstey of the Chew Magna Ansteys, who was a Sergeant for the Royal Scots Fusiliers attached to the Light Trench Mortar Battery. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, please contact us at research@theansteystory.com. Anybody who hasContinue reading “Gilbert Tomkins Anstey World War One Hero”