Thomas John Anstey (b 1893) World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Thomas John Anstey, confusingly also known as John Thomas Anstey, of the Iddesleigh Ansteys, who was called up for service mid-way though the final year of the conflict, joining the Royal Marine Artillery, part of the Royal Navy, as a Private (Service Number: RMA/3433).

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 heroics and wishes for their findings to be uploaded to the Anstey story project website, feel free to contact us.

Gary

Albert Arthur Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Albert Arthur Anstey of the Iddesleigh Ansteys, who served with the Queen’s Regiment as a Private (Service Number: 16771); the Labour Corps as a Private (Service Number: 112100); and the Royal West Kent Regiment as a Private (Service Number: G/32312) – though we have few specifics of his war story.

Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, or can elaborate on Albert’s war heroics, please contact us at research@theansteystory.com.

Anybody who has researched their Anstey ancestors’ wartime heroics and wishes for their findings to be uploaded to the Anstey story project website, feel free to contact us.

Gary

Francis Henry Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Francis Henry Anstey, known as Frank, of the Bradninch Ansteys, who joined the Royal Naval Air Service (Service Number: F49190) in the final year of the conflict, then on 1 April 1918, whilst working at Crystal Palace, he was transferred to the newly formed Royal Air Force (Service Number: 249190) at Tregantle as an ‘Air Mechanic 3’.

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 heroics and wishes for their findings to be uploaded to the Anstey story project website, feel free to contact us.

Gary

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, though he eventually only served in England.

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 heroics and wishes for their findings to be uploaded to the Anstey story project website, feel free to contact us.

Gary

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 they would like to add to this biography please contact us at research@theansteystory.com.

Anybody who has researched their Anstey ancestors’ wartime heroics and wishes for their findings to be uploaded to the Anstey story project website, feel free to contact us.

Gary

1810 UK Newspaper Stories Uploaded

We have now completed uploading to the ‘Anstey Story’ project all newspaper stories that we can find in UK newspapers involving ‘Anstey’, Ansty’, ‘Anstee’ and ‘Anstie’ in the year 1810. Going forward in time, finding and connecting stories will become ever more time intensive as the sheer volume of newspapers available to search expands.

Anybody who has transcripts of interesting newspaper articles involving ‘Anstey’, Ansty’, ‘Anstee’ and ‘Anstie’ that we have not yet uploaded, feel free to send them to us at research@theansteystory.com.

Gary

John Anstey (b 1869) World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of John Anstey of the Kennford Ansteys, who signed up for active service right at the outset of war and was posted to the Royal Army Ordnance Corps, serving in France from February 1915 until the end of the conflict.

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 heroics and wishes for their findings to be uploaded to the Anstey story project website, feel free to contact us.

Gary

John Watts Anstee World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of John Watts Anstee of the Potsgrove Anstees, who signed up for active service right at the outset of war and was posted with ‘C’ Company of the 22nd (Kensington) Battalion Royal Fusiliers as a Private (Service Number: 885), however on 26 October 1914 in Shepherds Bush, after only 38 days of service in England, he was discharged as “being medically unfit”.

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 heroics and wishes for their findings to be uploaded to the Anstey story project website, feel free to contact us.

Gary

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 of War’ on 19 September 1915. He then moved to Salonika in Greece where he remained until his death on 19 October 1916 in Salonika.

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 heroics and wishes for their findings to be uploaded to the Anstey story project website, feel free to contact us.

Gary

Ernest John Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Ernest John Anstey of the Iddesleigh Ansteys, who signed up for active service in May 1915 and was eventually posted to the 621 Agricultural Company of the Labour Corps after serving in the 46th Battalion Training Reserve.

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 heroics and wishes for their findings to be uploaded to the Anstey story project website, feel free to contact us.

Gary