World War 1
Search the known records to date of those lost from the wider Alnwick area in World War 1
Generally showing where they are commemorated, when they died and some basic facts about each person. There are gaps, however, so if you can fill in any missing details do please contact us.
Alexandra, Princess of WalesÂ’s Own (Yorkshire Regiment), 10th (Service) Battalion
Enlisted at Alnwick, Northumberland.
Storey's regimental service number is close to those of several others commemorated on the Whittingham & Callaly 1914-1918 Memorial Stone, e.g., William Fenwick (17414); Alexander Stephen (17,552); John Tully (17570); Peter Davidson (17400); all of who served with the same regiment & in the same battalion, they're likely to have been well-known to one another &, probably, they'll have been recruited at about the same time.
Born in 1881 at Whittingham, Northumberland, the son of Annabella (b. about 1855) & the late John (b. about 1850; a General Labourer) Storey, who married in 1878. Also, resident there at the time of enlistment.
One of two sons lost: see, also, Private John Storey (Regimental service #17548; Alexandra, Princess of WalesÂ’s Own [Yorkshire Regiment], 10th [Service] Battalion; Died 4 October 1917).
By 1891, the family lived at Eslington Cottages, Whittingham. Storey's mother was widowed. He had an older sister, Mary (b. about 1879), & three other siblings.
Storey was single in 1901, living & working as a Shepherd for George & Elizabeth Weatherall, farmers at Whittingham.
England & Wales National Probate (index of Wills & Administration): William Storey of Whittingham; Private Yorkshire Regiment; died 1/07/1916 in France; Administration (with Will) London 11 October to Annabella Storey, widow; Effects Â£116.
Whittingham, St. BartholomewÂ’s Church Roll of Honour Whittingham & Callaly 1914-1918 Memorial Stone