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Name:
David William Storey
Casualty No.:
Initials:
D W
Service No.:
R/20151
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Age at Death:
26
Ranks:
Rifleman
Unit:
16th Battalion King’s Royal Rifle Corps
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Home Address:
Duke Street, Staindrop
Civilian Employment:
Cause of Death:
Missing in Action
Date of Death:
23-January-1917
Place of Death:
Battles & Campaigns:
Locally Commemorated:
UK Commemorated:
St. Mary's Church, Staindrop Plaque
Overseas Commemorated:
Arras Memorial
Buried:
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:

David was the son of Francis & Ruth Storey of Duke Street, Staindrop. His father Francis was a grocer & general dealer in Duke Street. His brother Herbert (see separate entry on the database) served with the Northumberland Fusiliers and was wounded in both legs in 1917. Another brother lived at Wool House Farm. 

 

Teesdale Mercury 23 May 1917: Local And Other Notes

Notes:

David joined the 16th Battalion King’s Royal Rifle Corps in February 1915 & served in France & Flanders. David was reported missing on 23rd April, 1917 aged 26 & is remembered on the Arras Memorial.

Sources:
Local Memorials: www.newmp.org.uk; Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor Law Union 1914; First Name: cwgc.org; Last Name: cwgc.org; Teesdale Mercury; Initials: cwgc.org; Teesdale Mercury; Service: cwgc.org; Teedale Mercury; Ranks: cwgc.org; Service Number: cwgc.org; Unit: cwgc.org; Teesdale Mercury; Age at Death: cwgc.org; Home Address: cwgc.org; Date of Death Day: cwgc.org; Date of Death Month: cwgc.org; Date of Death Year: cwgc.org; Overseas Commemorated: cwgc.org; Family Details: cwgc.org; Teedale Mecury; Notes: cwgc.org; Teesdale Mercury;