Photographs courtesy of Sally Parfitt.



Born: 1885, Ipswich.

Died: 29th October 1918, age 33; KiA.

Enlistment Place: Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: G/30081

Regiment: Queen’s (Royal West Surrey) Regiment, 2nd Battalion.


Grave Reference:

Cemetery Tezze,



Relatives Notified: Son of Henry Joseph and Emma Storey, of Ipswich; husband of Gertrude Matilda Storey, of 41, Cauldwell Hall Road, St. Johns, Ipswich




1891   4, Tunnel Cottages, Belstead Road, Ipswich.


Philip was 6 years old and living with his parents & sister.Philip Storey fam

Henry Joseph Storey, 32, a Gardener – Domestic, born Ipswich.

Emma Storey (nee Hazelton), 32, born Belstead, Suffolk.

Rose Emma Storey, 4, born Ipswich.


1901   4, Tunnel Cottages, Belstead Road, Ipswich.


Philip was16 years old, a Gardener – Domestic. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Henry, 42, a Gardener – Domestic.

Emma, 42.                                                                                                                                             Phillip had 4 children, 

Rose, 14.                                                     

Frank Robert Storey, 8, Ipswich.     


1911   130, Cavendish Street, Ipswich.


Philip was 26 years old, a Warehouseman – Flour Mill. He was married and Head of the Household.

Gertrude, 24.

Philip, 3.

Albert, 2.


In 1906, Ipswich, Philip married Gertrude Matilda Warne, born December 1886, Ipswich.

They had 4 children:

Philip Edward J. Storey, born 1907, Ipswich.

Albert Henry J. Storey, born July 1908, Ipswich.

Molly Alice M. Storey, born June 1915, Ipswich.

 Marjorie Gertrude Storey, born October 1916, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Gertrude M. Story – widow.


Philip is also remembered on the war memorial at Dance East, Jerwood Dancehouse, Ipswich, formerly Cranfield’s Flour Mill, St. John the Baptist church Ipswich WW1 Memorial

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Queen’s (Royal West Surrey) Regiment, 2nd Battalion

Philip Storey 2nd left

PHILIP HENRY STOREY second on left

7th Division

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