Herbert Thomas Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Herbert Thomas Anstey of the Sixpenny Handley Ansteys, who joined the Army in around 1910 and served with the 6th Battalion of the Dragoons (Service Number: D/5612) during the conflict. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, or canContinue reading “Herbert Thomas Anstey World War One Hero”

Pre-1800 America Newspaper Stories Uploaded

We have now completed uploading to the ‘Anstey Story’ project all newspaper stories that we can find in American newspapers involving ‘Anstey’, Ansty’, ‘Anstee’ and ‘Anstie’ pre-1800. 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 articlesContinue reading “Pre-1800 America Newspaper Stories Uploaded”

Herbert George Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Herbert George Anstey of the Doynton Ansteys, who signed up for active service very early in the conflict, joining the 18th Battalion Corps of Hussars and fighting in France in 1915, rising to the rank of Corporal with the 18th Hussars by 1917. AnybodyContinue reading “Herbert George Anstey World War One Hero”

Robert Anstee World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Robert Anstee of the Doynton Ansteys, who was already serving with the 2nd Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment at the outbreak of war and was awarded the 1915 Star, as well as the Victory and British War medals, for his service during the conflict. Anybody whoContinue reading “Robert Anstee World War One Hero”

Walter Reginald Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Walter Reginald Anstey of the Doynton Ansteys, who signed up for active service and was posted to the Army Service Corps as a Private (Service Number: M2/180776). We know nothing of his war story except that for his services, he was awarded the VictoryContinue reading “Walter Reginald Anstey World War One Hero”

300 World War One Hero Biographies Uploaded

We have reached another major milestone in the Anstey Story Project – we have now completed 300 biographies of ‘Anstey’, Ansty’, ‘Anstee’ and ‘Anstie’ heroes who fought in World War One, and uploaded them to the Roll of Honour. The gentlemen (and a few ladies) that we have currently documented connect to dozens of different ‘Anstey’, Ansty’, ‘Anstee’ and ‘Anstie’ sub-branches across theContinue reading “300 World War One Hero Biographies Uploaded”

Harry Edward Anstee World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Harry Edward Anstee of the Swanbourne Ansteys, who entered the France Theatre of War on 10 May 1915 and was still a Private on active service with the 7th Royal Fusiliers at war’s end. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography,Continue reading “Harry Edward Anstee World War One Hero”

William John Anstee World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of William John Anstee of the Swanbourne Ansteys, who signed up for service, probably in 1916, with the Royal Engineers as a Sapper (Service Number: 268296), and was still on active service with them in 1919 after war’s end. Anybody who has information they wouldContinue reading “William John Anstee World War One Hero”

James Henry Anstee World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of James Henry Anstee of the Market Harborough Anstees, who enlisted for service in 1915 or 1916 and was posted to the 57th Royal Engineers as a Pioneer, remaining on active service right through to 1919. Anybody who has information they would like to addContinue reading “James Henry Anstee World War One Hero”

Arthur Anstee (b 1889) World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Arthur Anstee of the Market Harborough Anstees, who was posted to the Royal Garrison Artillery as a Gunner (Service Number: 348380) and was wounded in action in mid-1917, recovering enough to still be on active service at the end of the conflict. AnybodyContinue reading “Arthur Anstee (b 1889) World War One Hero”