Stanley Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Stanley Anstey of the Chatham Ansteys, who enlisted with the Army in 1907 joining the 2nd Battalion ‘The Buffs’ – thence being wounded in two major battles on the Western Front in 1915, the Second Battle of Ypres (“Gunshot wound to his leg calf“)Continue reading “Stanley Anstey World War One Hero”

Alexander Burgess Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Alexander Burgess Anstey of the Chatham Ansteys, who signed up for service with the Royal Flying Corps in around November 1915, was “wounded in France with 48 Squadron (R. F. C.)“, and then died in a freak aeroplane accident whilst training in England inContinue reading “Alexander Burgess Anstey World War One Hero”

Hugh Knight Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Hugh Knight Anstey of the Chatham Ansteys, who signed up for service with the Royal Air Force as a Cadet a few months before the conclusion of World War One. He was also part of the ‘Royal Air Force Reserve of Air Force Officers’Continue reading “Hugh Knight Anstey World War One Hero”

Frederick George Sellen Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Frederick George Sellen Anstey, a member of the Chatham Ansteys, who signed up for service with the British Royal Naval Air Service in 1916 as an Air Mechanic Second Class to help the war effort. Anybody who has information they would like to add to thisContinue reading “Frederick George Sellen Anstey World War One Hero”

Sidney Henry Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Sidney Henry Anstey, a member of the Chatham Ansteys, who was severely wounded fighting in the 16-18 August 1917 Battle of Langemarck. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, please contact us at research@theansteystory.com. Anybody who has researched theirContinue reading “Sidney Henry Anstey World War One Hero”

Chatham, Kent Anstey Page Commenced

We have begun to map the pedigree of the Chatham Ansteys of Kent, which includes an analysis of the neighbouring areas of Strood, Rochester, Medway and Frindsbury. We are actively on the lookout for anybody who is willing to add their specialist knowledge of the Chatham Ansteys to this Anstey story project, especially in regards to the question of fromContinue reading “Chatham, Kent Anstey Page Commenced”

Henry Charles Anstey (b 1872) World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Henry Charles Anstey (b 1872), a member of the Chatham Ansteys, who from 1917 was attached to the Admiralty as ‘Deputy Assistant Director of Materials and Priority‘ to help the war effort. Anybody who has information they would like to add to thisContinue reading “Henry Charles Anstey (b 1872) World War One Hero”