World War I


2488 members of the Winchester College community served in the armed forces during World War I. This figure includes teaching staff, Quiristers (younger boys who sing in the chapel choir), and pupils. 513 died, serving predominantly in the army. The total number of boys in the school, in any given year, between 1914 and 1918, was no more than 500. Effectively, Winchester College lost a generation of young men to the Great War.

Date of Birth: 27th October 1885
Regiment: Coke's Rifles

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Date of Birth: 20th May 1898
Regiment: Worcester Regiment

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Date of Birth: 25th April 1894
Regiment: Cambridgeshire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 31st July 1882
Regiment: Coldstream Guards

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Date of Birth: 13th March 1880
Regiment: Royal Air Force

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Date of Birth: 11th June 1852
Regiment: NA

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Date of Birth: 19th September 1896
Regiment: King's Own Scottish Borderers

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Date of Birth: 28th June 1887
Regiment: South African Union Defence Force

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Date of Birth: 23rd May 1882
Regiment: York & Lancaster Regiment

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Date of Birth: 14th October 1879
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

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Date of Birth: 15th February 1898
Regiment: Royal Flying Corps

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Date of Birth: 6th November 1878
Regiment: Grenadier Guards

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Date of Birth: 8th April 1897
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

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Date of Birth: 18th September 1877
Regiment: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers

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Date of Birth: 16th March 1890
Regiment: Army Service Corps

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Date of Birth: 23rd March 1877
Regiment: Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry

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Date of Birth: 2nd February 1896
Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps

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Date of Birth: 28th March 1897
Regiment: Rifle Brigade

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Date of Birth: 4th November 1896
Regiment: Rifle Brigade

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Date of Birth: 4th March 1898
Regiment: Irish Guards

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