Edward Alfred (Ted) ANSTEE

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ANSTEE, Edward Alfred

Service Number: 464
Enlisted: 15 September 1914, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 13th Infantry Battalion
Born: Haddon, Victoria, Australia, 1874
Home Town: Corowa, Corowa Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Maryborough State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Blacksmith
Died: Died of wounds, At sea on board HMHS Gloucester Castle, 9 May 1915
Cemetery: Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery
Chatby War Memorial Cemetery Row A, Grave 114 Rev. A.V.C. Hordern officiated
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Corowa War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

15 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
22 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 464, 13th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
22 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 464, 13th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 464, 13th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
28 Apr 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 464, 13th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, GSW to both thighs sustained during the night attack on Turkish positions at Pope's Hill. Evacuated to HMHS Gloucester Castle where he died of his wounds 9 May 1915 en-route to Egypt.
Date unknown: Involvement 13th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography

Husband of May Walker Anstee, Bow Street, Corowa, New South Wales. Father of Ninian G. Anstee(son) and Effie M. Anstee(daughter)

Died at sea

His brother 3101 Private Arthur Joseph Anstee of the 59th Battalion AIF was killed in action on 1 September 1918

Biography contributed by Robert Wight

Brothers:

3101 Pte Arthur Joseph ANSTEE, 59th Bn, killed in action, 1 September 1918;

2777 Pte Ernest Hyanson ANSTEE, 8th Bn, returned to Australia, 13 December 1915;

335 Pte Ralph Norman ANSTEE, 1st Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 12 June 1919.