Private Edward Anstee

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

3 May 1917

War time / or Pre War occupation

Straw hat blocker

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

17 Cowper Street
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

No known grave

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


CWGC archives , 1st January 1970

Pte Edward Anstee, 30849, 7th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment, was killed in action near Arras on May 3rd, 1917. He was aged 35.

No report of his death appears to have been published in the local Press at the time. He was born around 1881 and married Louisa Fox in Luton in 1900.

At the time of the 1911 Census the couple were living at 17 Cowper Street, Luton, Edward working as a straw hat blocker. Their only child had died.

Individual Location

Author: Deejaya

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