Henry Edward Anstee World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Henry Edward Anstee, known sometimes as Edward and sometimes as Henry, of the Potsgrove Anstees, who signed up for active service in December 1915 and served in France with the 3rd Battalion of the Somerset Light Infantry (Service Number: 25423). Anybody who has informationContinue reading “Henry Edward Anstee World War One Hero”

Harry Russell Anstee World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Harry Russell Anstee of the Potsgrove Anstees, who was on active service with the 14th Hussars in 1918 and continued to serve in the Army until around 1930. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography please contact us at research@theansteystory.com. AnybodyContinue reading “Harry Russell Anstee World War One Hero”

Arthur Richard Anstee World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Arthur Richard Anstee, sometimes known as Richard, of the Potsgrove Anstees, who volunteered for service very early on in the conflict, probably in late 1914, enlisting (as Richard) with the Leicestershire Regiment as a Private (Service Numbers: 3666 and 200925), and was still serving withContinue reading “Arthur Richard Anstee World War One Hero”

John Alexander Anstee World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of John Alexander Anstee of the Potsgrove Anstees, who volunteered for service right at the outset of war, serving with the 7th Battalion (Territorial Force) of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment as a Private (Service Number: 2629). Anybody who has information they would like to addContinue reading “John Alexander Anstee World War One Hero”

John Watts Anstee World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of John Watts Anstee of the Potsgrove Anstees, who signed up for active service right at the outset of war and was posted with ‘C’ Company of the 22nd (Kensington) Battalion Royal Fusiliers as a Private (Service Number: 885), however on 26 October 1914 inContinue reading “John Watts Anstee World War One Hero”

John William Anstee (b 1890) World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of John William Anstee of the Potsgrove Anstees, who signed up for service in 1915 and served on the Western Front with the ‘2nd Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment’ until being captured and taken Prisoner of War by the Germans in March 1918. Anybody who has informationContinue reading “John William Anstee (b 1890) World War One Hero”

Alfred Roy Anstee World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Alfred Roy Anstee of the Potsgrove Anstees, who emigrated to Canada in c1910 and then served with the 49th Overseas Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force in France, being “blown up in April 1917” (but surviving) during the Battle of Arras. Anybody who has informationContinue reading “Alfred Roy Anstee World War One Hero”

Thomas Cornelius Anstee World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Thomas Cornelius Anstee of the Potsgrove Anstees, who emigrated to Canada and was bizarrely called up twice for service – firstly voluntarily with the 218th Overseas Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force, and secondly under the Military Service Act 1917 with the 1st Depot Battalion andContinue reading “Thomas Cornelius Anstee World War One Hero”

Potsgrove Anstee Page Commenced

We have begun to map the pedigree of the Potsgrove Anstees of Bedfordshire, who are a sub-branch of the Swanbourne Ansteys of Buckinghamshire. We are actively on the lookout for anybody who is willing to add their specialist knowledge of the Potsgrove Anstees to this Anstey story project. Anybody with such inclination and expertise, please contact us at research@theansteystory.com.Continue reading “Potsgrove Anstee Page Commenced”

Harold Anstee World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Harold Anstee, a member of the Potsgrove Anstees, who died in 1919 after “Discharge (Invalided) at The Sanatorium Isolation Hospital, Leicester, from Pulmonary Tuberculosis“, attributable to his wartime service. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, please contactContinue reading “Harold Anstee World War One Hero”