Herbert Anstey (b 1900) World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Herbert Anstey of the Crediton Ansteys, who enlisted for service in the final months of the conflict due to his age, and was posted to the Royal Air Force as an Air Mechanic 3 (Service Number: 160564), serving with first unit ‘RD’ then ‘9ARD’Continue reading “Herbert Anstey (b 1900) World War One Hero”

Henry Anstey (b 1894) World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Henry Anstey of the Crediton Ansteys, who signed up for service fairly early in the conflict and was posted to the 3rd (City of London) Battalion, London Regiment, with whom he fought until he was “killed in action” on 9 September 1916 during theContinue reading “Henry Anstey (b 1894) World War One Hero”

William Henry Anstey (b 1894) World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of William Henry Anstey of the Crediton Ansteys, who enlisted right at the outset of war in August 1914, at Mill Hill in Middlesex, arrived in France on 7 November 1914, was transferred to the 4th Battalion Middlesex Regiment in 1915, and was “killed inContinue reading “William Henry Anstey (b 1894) World War One Hero”

Albert Edward Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Albert Edward Anstey of the Exminster Ansteys, who “in the early months of the war the reports of the German atrocities in Belgium made such an impression on him that he felt it his duty to offer his services to do something, at allContinue reading “Albert Edward Anstey World War One Hero”

Alfred John Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Alfred John Anstey of the Crediton Ansteys, who enlisted for service with the Royal Engineers as a Sapper in 1915 and served in the France Theatre of War from 1916 to 1918. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biographyContinue reading “Alfred John Anstey World War One Hero”

William John Anstey World War One POW

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of William John Anstey of the Kennford Ansteys, who was (working?) in Germany at the outbreak of war in August 1914, and so was rounded up by the Germans along with a few thousand other British civilians there at the time, and spent the entireContinue reading “William John Anstey World War One POW”

John William Anstee (b 1895) World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of John William Anstee of the Kennford Ansteys, who signed up for service right at the outset of war, was discharged on medical grounds after a few months, but then signed up again in 1916 and served as a Sapper with the Royal Engineers forContinue reading “John William Anstee (b 1895) World War One Hero”

Edward John Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Edward John Anstey of the St Luke, Holburn Ansteys, who was so keen to join the war effort that he volunteered aged only 16, misstating his age as 18 to officers, and was posted to the 5th Battalion Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort’s Own) asContinue reading “Edward John Anstey World War One Hero”

Reginald John Anstey Second Boer War Hero

We have uploaded to the Pre-World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Reginald John Anstey of the Kennford Ansteys, who fought in the Second Boer War with the 1st Volunteer Battalion (1st Rifle Volunteers) Devonshire Regiment as a Private, then on returning to England he became a policeman for 27 years. Anybody who has information theyContinue reading “Reginald John Anstey Second Boer War Hero”

Elsie Winifred Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Elsie Winifred Anstey of the Kennford Ansteys, who decided to help the war effort by joining first the Women’s Legion and then later in 1917 the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps, with whom she worked at Crookham as part of the Q. M. A. A.Continue reading “Elsie Winifred Anstey World War One Hero”