Spring of 1898 to 15 September 1916.
Private G/10464 HARRY SYDNEY AUGUSTUS ANSTISS of 11th battalion Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) was killed in action on 15 September 1916.
He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme.
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He is also remembered on the memorial at the church of St James, Hatcham.
He was born in Greenwich in the spring of 1898. He was the son of Harry and Annie Anstiss. (Annie was originally from Buckinghamshire 1901 Cambridgeshire 1911). The 1901 Census shows Harry living at home with his parents and siblings at 47 Tyler Street in Greenwich with: Harry (father) 30 Fitter (Signal), Annie (mother) 27, Nellie 6, Daisy 4, Harry 3, Mabel 8 months. By 1911 the Census shows Harry living with his family at 49,Childerick Road, New Cross: Harry (father) 37, Annie (mother) 35, Nellie 16, Daisy 14, Harry 13, Mable 11, Sidney 9, Albert 7, Christopher 5, Agnes 3.
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