Company Sergeant Major Reginald John Anstey

Army Number: 27228

Battalion: 17th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born and lived at Cranfield, Bedfordshire. Son of George and Emma Anstey, of High Street, Cranfield, Bletchley, Bedfordshire. He was a Police Constable with Nottinghamshire Police based at Hucknall Police Station prior to enlisting at Hucknall. He was killed in action, 2nd June 1916, aged 28, whilst serving in the trenches near Givenchy, France.

Buried: Le Touret Military Cemetery, Richebourg-L`Avoue, France. Plot 3, Row G, Grave 5.

Le Touret Military Cemetery, Richebourg-L`Avoue, France.

C.S.M. Reginald John Anstey is also commemorated on the following local memorials:
St. Mary Magdalen Church War Memorial, Hucknall, Nottinghamshire.
Titchfield Park War Memorial, Hucknall, Nottinghamshire.
Notts County Council Employees Memorial, Galleries of Justice, Nottingham.
Nottinghamshire Police Headquarters Memorial, Papplewick, Nottinghamshire.
Welbeck Estate Chapel War Memorial, Worksop, Nottinghamshire.