Photographs courtesy of Sally Parfitt.



Born: 1885, Ipswich.

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

Residence: 41, Cauldwell Hall Road, St. Johns, Ipswich.

Occupation: Warehouseman – Cranfield’s Flour Mill

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 was 16 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 – Cranfield’s 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 – daughter of John Thomas Warne, a foreman at Cranfield’s Flour Mill and Elizabeth Caroline Maria Warne (nee Kemball), of Bank Side, 1, Star Lane, Ipswich.

They had 4 children:

Philip Edward John Storey, born 1907, Ipswich.

Albert Henry Joseph Storey, born July 1908, Ipswich.

Molly Alice May Storey, born June 1915, Ipswich.

 Marjorie Gertrude Kate Storey, born October 1916, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Gertrude M. Story – widow.


Philip is also remembered on the war memorial at DanceEast, Jerwood Dancehouse, Ipswich, formerly Cranfield’s Flour Mill, and on the war memorial at St. John the Baptist Church, Ipswich.

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

Philip Storey 2nd left

PHILIP HENRY STOREY second on left

7th Division

One Comment

  • Philip was my grandmother Eliza’s brother in law who married
    Gertrude Matilda Warne


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