James Anstey (b 1888) World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of James Anstey of the Foleshill Anstys, who signed up for active service in June 1916 and was finally called up for duty on 25 May 1918 and posted to the 19th Reserve Battery of the Royal Field Artillery (Nbr 4 Depot) as a Gunner,Continue reading “James Anstey (b 1888) World War One Hero”

Thomas Anstey (b 1886) World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Thomas Anstey of the Foleshill Anstys, who volunteered for active service right at the outset of war and served in France with first the Army Service Corps and later the 1/4th Yorkshire Regiment throughout the rest of the conflict. Anybody who has information theyContinue reading “Thomas Anstey (b 1886) World War One Hero”

Arthur Herbert Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Arthur Herbert Anstey of the Birmingham Ansteys, who signed up for active service right at the outset of war and was posted to the 7th Battalion of the (Princess Charlotte Of Wales) Royal Berkshire Regiment as a Private, entering the ‘France Theatre ofContinue reading “Arthur Herbert Anstey World War One Hero”

John Anstey Second Boer War Hero

We have uploaded to the Pre-World War One Roll of Honour a biography of John Anstey of the Coventry Ansteys, who joined the Army in early 1902 and was posted to the 36th Battalion Imperial Yeomanry, embarking for South Africa on 26th May 1902 to help with Second Boer War clean-up operations. Anybody who has information they wouldContinue reading “John Anstey Second Boer War Hero”

Arthur Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Arthur Anstey of the Coventry Ansteys, who volunteered for active service right at the outset of war, then on 28 June 1915 he was admitted to ‘No 4 General Hospital‘ as a result of receiving a gunshot wound to the thigh whilst serving onContinue reading “Arthur Anstey World War One Hero”

William Clarence Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of William Clarence Anstey of the Coventry Ansteys, who signed up (or was called up) for service very late in the war and was posted to the Royal Air Force as an Air Mechanic 3rd Class (Service Number: 285083), serving in unit ‘5 ARD‘ andContinue reading “William Clarence Anstey World War One Hero”

Herbert Anstey Second Boer War Hero

We have uploaded to the Pre-World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Herbert Anstey of the Coventry Ansteys, who joined the Army in 1893 and was still serving with the 13th Corps of Hussars at the time of the Second Boer War, for which he received the Queen’s South Africa medal with clasps ‘Orange FreeContinue reading “Herbert Anstey Second Boer War Hero”

Thomas Henry Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Thomas Henry Anstey of the Hampton in Arden Ansteys, who enlisted for service on 1 October 1918 in Coventry, joining the Royal Air Force as a Fitter. The war ended a month later in November 1918 then, according to the ‘Police Gazette‘, on 17Continue reading “Thomas Henry Anstey World War One Hero”

William Henry Anstey (b 1880) World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of William Henry Anstey of the Hampton in Arden Ansteys, who was conscripted for active service in late 1917, joining the Royal Flying Corps and later the Royal Air Force as an ‘Air Mechanic Class 3’. Anybody who has information they would like to addContinue reading “William Henry Anstey (b 1880) World War One Hero”

William Thomas Henry Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of William Thomas Henry Anstey of the Hampton in Arden Ansteys, who enlisted with the 1st Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers as a Private in 1904 and was called up right at the outset of war in August 1914, receiving a gunshot wound which caused “fracture ofContinue reading “William Thomas Henry Anstey World War One Hero”