Thomas Lloyd Anstey

Memorial: Yate - St Mary's Church Lych Gate

Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery

Medals: British War Medal, Next of Kin Memorial Plaque 1914 - 1921, Victory Medal

Rank and number: Gunner 152187

Parents: Thomas and Georgina Anstey

Home address: Crowthers Farm, Yate, Bristol

Pre-war occupation: Farm worker at Goose Green Farm, Yate, Bristol in 1911

Date of birth: 1889

Place of birth: Shirenewton, Monmouthshire

Date of death: 28/09/1917

Buried/Commemorated at: Dozinghem Military Cemetery (Ref. VII. E. 13), Belgium

Age: 27

Further information:

Thomas Lloyd Anstey was born in 1889 in Shirenewton in Monmouthshire. He was the son of Thomas and Georgina (nee Cox) Anstey. He had a sister called Frances. His widowed mother was a dairy farmer at Goosegreen Farm in Yate in 1911. Thomas was working as a farm labourer on that farm in 1911. When he died his family was living at Crowthers Farm in Yate

Thomas enlisted in Bristol and joined the 99th Siege Battery of the Royal Garrison Artillery as a gunner. He was 27 years old when in died of wounds in 1917

Thomas is buried in the Dozinghem Military Cemetery (Ref: VII. E. 13.) in Belgium

Thomas Lloyd Anstey is remembered on the Yate Church Lych Gate Memorial and on the Chipping Sodbury and District Cottage Hospital War Memorial board now at Yate and District Heritage Centre, under Yate

By kind permission, this information is based on the following source(s):

With kind permission from Yate and District Heritage Centre, CWGC and Forces War Records