George Henry Anstee Second Boer War Hero

We have uploaded to the Pre-World War One Roll of Honour a biography of George Henry Anstee of the Chewton Mendip Ansteys who, according to his own words in late 1899 and early 1900, “had three months at the front [in South Africa]. I have fought in three battles and have joined in one bayonet charge and thankContinue reading “George Henry Anstee Second Boer War Hero”

John Anstee Second Boer War Hero

We have uploaded to the Pre-World War One Roll of Honour a biography of John Anstee of the Thornborough Anstees, who enlisted in the Army in January 1902 in order to fight in the Second Boer War, and was posted to the 34th Battalion of the Imperial Yeomanry as a Trooper, leaving for South Africa in May 1902.Continue reading “John Anstee Second Boer War Hero”

John Joseph Anstey Second Boer War Hero

We have uploaded to the Pre-World War One Roll of Honour a biography of John Joseph Anstey of the Exminster Ansteys, who was “embodied” with the 1st and/or 2nd Battalion South Lancashire Regiment from 3 January 1900 to 3 August 1901, thus serving in the Second Boer War in South Africa and being “paid a £5 War GratuityContinue reading “John Joseph Anstey Second Boer War Hero”

William John Anstey Second Boer War and World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the Pre-World War One and World War One Rolls of Honours a biography of William John Anstey of the Tarrant Keyneston Anstys, who embarked for South Africa to fight in the Second Boer War in March 1901 with the 9th Corps of Lancers of the Line (9th Lancers) as a Private, and also servedContinue reading “William John Anstey Second Boer War and World War One Hero”

John Anstey Second Boer War Hero

We have uploaded to the Pre-World War One Roll of Honour a biography of John Anstey of the Coventry Ansteys, who joined the Army in early 1902 and was posted to the 36th Battalion Imperial Yeomanry, embarking for South Africa on 26th May 1902 to help with Second Boer War clean-up operations. Anybody who has information they wouldContinue reading “John Anstey Second Boer War Hero”

Harry Anstey Second Boer War Hero

We have uploaded to the Pre-World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Harry Anstey of a currently unknown sub-branch, who enlisted in the Army aged “17 years and 7 months” and was embodied on 6 January 1902, embarking for South Africa on 22 February 1902 to fight in the Second Boer War. After surviving the conflict,Continue reading “Harry Anstey Second Boer War Hero”

William Anstey Persian Gulf Campaign Hero

We have uploaded to the Pre-World War One and the World War One Rolls of Honour a biography of William Anstey of the East Stoke Ansteys, who signed up for service with the Royal Navy in 1897, serving on ‘HMS Odin‘ in the Persian Gulf Campaign as a Petty Officer in 1911, and serving on various ships during World WarContinue reading “William Anstey Persian Gulf Campaign Hero”

Herbert William Anstey Second Boer War Hero

We have uploaded to the Pre-World War One and the World War One Rolls of Honour a biography of Herbert William Anstey of the Dyrham Anstees, who signed up for full time service with the Army on his eighteenth birthday, and fought in the Second Boer War as a Gunner with ‘U’ Battery Royal Horse Artillery (being captured and takenContinue reading “Herbert William Anstey Second Boer War Hero”

Gerald Spalding Anstey Second Boer War Hero

We have uploaded to the Pre-World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Gerald Spalding Anstey of the Broadclyst Ansteys, who joined the Army at the very young age of 15 and was still serving with the Devonshire Regiment at the outbreak of the Second Boer War in 1899. After fighting in that conflict, Gerald settledContinue reading “Gerald Spalding Anstey Second Boer War Hero”

Herbert Anstey Second Boer War Hero

We have uploaded to the Pre-World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Herbert Anstey of the Coventry Ansteys, who joined the Army in 1893 and was still serving with the 13th Corps of Hussars at the time of the Second Boer War, for which he received the Queen’s South Africa medal with clasps ‘Orange FreeContinue reading “Herbert Anstey Second Boer War Hero”