Born: 1924, Ipswich.

Died: 18th July 1944; age: 20; at Normandy.

Residence: Hill House, Capel St. Mary, Suffolk.

Rank: Second Lieutenant; Service Number: 308253.

Regiment: Royal Armoured Corps, Royal Tank Regiment, 3rd Battalion.


Final resting place unknown.

Memorial Reference:

Panel 8 Column 2.

Bayeux Memorial,





Father: Arthur George Pells, born 1887, Eaton, Norfolk. A Brewer’s Manager.

Mother: Florence Pells (nee Martin), born 1888, Guist, Norfolk – died January 1930, at 43, Bolton Road, Ipswich.

Philip attended Ipswich School.


Probate to Arthur George Pells, a brewer’s manager.


Philip is also remembered on the Ipswich School Chapel war memorial.

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