Leonard Francis Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Leonard Francis Anstey of the Birmingham Ansteys, who volunteered for active service in November 1915 and was posted to the 1/14th Battalion London Regiment (London Scottish – Service Number: 5539). He fought at Gommecourt from the beginning of the Battle of the Somme inContinue reading “Leonard Francis Anstey World War One Hero”

Horace Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Horace Anstey of the Birmingham Ansteys, who signed up with the Royal Flying Corps (Service Number: 48202) in September 1916 and served throughout the conflict in England. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography please contact us at research@theansteystory.com. AnybodyContinue reading “Horace Anstey World War One Hero”

Alfred Henry Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Alfred Henry Anstey of the Birmingham Ansteys, who enlisted for service just a couple of months before the end of the conflict, on 17 August 1918 in Gosport, Hampshire with the Royal Marine Light Infantry (part of the Royal Navy) as a Private (ServiceContinue reading “Alfred Henry Anstey 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”

Frank Silvester Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Frank Silvester Anstey of the Birmingham Ansteys, who joined the Royal Air Force in 1917 as an Air Mechanic. He spent some time “in the field with the Russian Expeditionary Force RAF Unit” in Russia in August 1919 and he eventually rose to theContinue reading “Frank Silvester Anstey World War One Hero”

William Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of William Anstey of the Birmingham Ansteys, a Private with the 2nd Battalion of the West Yorkshire Regiment B Company who fought at the Battle of St Quentin and was taken Prisoner of War. Anybody who has information they would like to add to thisContinue reading “William Anstey World War One Hero”

George Henry Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of George Henry Anstey, (also known as George Harry Anstey) a member of the Birmingham Ansteys, who was wounded in the Fourth Battle of Ypres which commenced in early April 1918. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, pleaseContinue reading “George Henry Anstey World War One Hero”

John Darrall Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of John Darrall Anstey, a member of the Birmingham Ansteys, who died in an attack on Wood Lane near Longueval, France, during the Battle of the Somme in 1916. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, please contact usContinue reading “John Darrall Anstey World War One Hero”

Henry (Harry) Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Henry Anstey, known as Harry, a member of the Birmingham Ansteys, who fought in Malta with 1st Company R. G. A. (Royal Garrison Artillery) as a Gunner. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, please contact us at research@theansteystory.com.Continue reading “Henry (Harry) Anstey World War One Hero”

Gordon Westbourne Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Gordon Westbourne Anstey, a member of the Birmingham Ansteys, who was a Gunner with the 11th Siege Battery of the Royal Garrison Artillery, fighting alongside the Egyptian Expeditionary Force in 1917/18. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, pleaseContinue reading “Gordon Westbourne Anstey World War One Hero”