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”

James Robert Anstee World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of James Robert Anstee of the Doynton Ansteys, who initially signed up for ‘Home Service’ only in December 1915 but later changed his mind and served with the 163rd Labour Company of the Labour Corps in France, joining the British Expeditionary Forces there in AugustContinue reading “James Robert Anstee World War One Hero”

William Robert Douglas Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of William Robert Douglas Anstey of the Doynton Ansteys, who signed up for active service right at the outset of war and was posted to the 2nd Wessex Field Company of the Royal Engineers, suffering a horrific injury during the first week of the BattleContinue reading “William Robert Douglas Anstey World War One Hero”

Sidney Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Sidney Anstey of the Doynton Ansteys, who served in the 2nd Battalion Hampshire Regiment, North Somerset Yeomanry and the Royal Engineers, winning the Military Medal for “bravery in the Field [in France] “. Anybody who has information they would like to add toContinue reading “Sidney Anstey World War One Hero”

George Anstee (b 1880) World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of George Anstee of the Doynton Anstees, who signed up for part time service with the Army in 1905 and then at the outbreak of war signed up for active service with the Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force, serving in France with the Royal Canadian Dragoons.Continue reading “George Anstee (b 1880) World War One Hero”

Ralph Anstee World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Ralph Anstee of the Doynton Ansteys, who served as a Private with the 1/4 Battalion of the Hampshire Regiment. Unfortunately we do not know much else of his war story as we cannot locate any of his records. Anybody who has information they wouldContinue reading “Ralph Anstee World War One Hero”

Nigel Victor Anstee World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Nigel Victor Anstee of the Doynton Anstees, who fought in Gallipoli, Turkey in 1915 with the ‘B’ Squadron of the First Royal Gloucestershire Hussars Yeomanry, and later served with the 5th Battalion (Territorial) of the Gloucester Regiment. Anybody who has information they would likeContinue reading “Nigel Victor Anstee World War One Hero”

Doynton Anstey Page Commenced

The Doynton Ansteys are a sub-branch of the Dyrham Anstees, forming a large sub-set of the South Gloucestershire Ansteys alive today. The Doynton pedigree is very well known and researched, and we are on the lookout for anybody who is willing to add their specialist knowledge of this sub-branch to this Anstey story project. Anybody with such inclinationContinue reading “Doynton Anstey Page Commenced”