George William Anstey (b 1893) World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of George William Anstey of the Filleigh Ansteys, who was an Acting Corporal with the Royal Engineers (Service Numbers: 213723 and WR/553322); in the 1918 Electoral Register he was an “absent voter on active military service” registered at Filleigh Mills – ditto 1919; and forContinue reading “George William Anstey (b 1893) World War One Hero”

Bryan Gerald Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Bryan Gerald Anstey, sometimes known as Gerald, of the Filleigh Ansteys, who signed up for service right at the outset of the conflict with first the Somerset Light Infantry 5th Reserve Battalion as a Private (Service Number: 2730) and later the Royal Naval AirContinue reading “Bryan Gerald Anstey World War One Hero”

Arthur Peter Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Arthur Peter Anstey of the Iddesleigh Ansteys, who was a career Royal Navy man (initially signing up in 1894 as Service Number: 165526), and was still with them at the outbreak of war in 1914, serving on numerous ships during the conflict. Anybody whoContinue reading “Arthur Peter Anstey World War One Hero”

Thomas Anstey (b 1868) World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Thomas Anstey of the Filleigh Ansteys, who signed up for active service in October 1915 and was posted to the Army Service Corps as a Private, spending the bulk of the war in France. Anybody who has information they would like to add toContinue reading “Thomas Anstey (b 1868) World War One Hero”

Thomas John Anstey (b 1893) World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Thomas John Anstey, confusingly also known as John Thomas Anstey, of the Iddesleigh Ansteys, who was called up for service mid-way though the final year of the conflict, joining the Royal Marine Artillery, part of the Royal Navy, as a Private (Service Number: RMA/3433).Continue reading “Thomas John Anstey (b 1893) World War One Hero”

Albert Arthur Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Albert Arthur Anstey of the Iddesleigh Ansteys, who served with the Queen’s Regiment as a Private (Service Number: 16771); the Labour Corps as a Private (Service Number: 112100); and the Royal West Kent Regiment as a Private (Service Number: G/32312) – though we haveContinue reading “Albert Arthur Anstey World War One Hero”

Ernest John Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Ernest John Anstey of the Iddesleigh Ansteys, who signed up for active service in May 1915 and was eventually posted to the 621 Agricultural Company of the Labour Corps after serving in the 46th Battalion Training Reserve. Anybody who has information they would likeContinue reading “Ernest John Anstey World War One Hero”

Thomas John Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Thomas John Anstey of the Iddesleigh Ansteys, who signed up for active service in December 1915 and served from December 1916 in France with the Machine Gun Corps (first ’63 Company’ and later 37 Battalion) throughout the rest of the conflict. Anybody who hasContinue reading “Thomas John Anstey World War One Hero”

Albert Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Albert Anstey of the Monkokehampton Ansteys, who was mobilised and posted to the Royal Garrison Artillery as a Gunner in April 1917 and served with the Mediterranean Expeditionary Forces as part of ‘HQ 101st Brigade’ of the Royal Garrison Artillery. Anybody who hasContinue reading “Albert Anstey World War One Hero”

Reginald Frederick Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Reginald Frederick Anstey of the Dowland Ansteys, who was seriously wounded in battle (we are currently unable to ascertain which one) at some point in late 1918, fighting with the 15th Battalion of the Gloucester Regiment, dying from his injuries in December 1918 in hospital. AnybodyContinue reading “Reginald Frederick Anstey World War One Hero”