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: 8th August 1889
Regiment: Rifle Brigade

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Date of Birth: 18th June 1893
Regiment: East Yorkshire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 16th March 1893
Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps

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Date of Birth: 26th July 1889
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment

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Date of Birth: 26th February 1893
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

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Date of Birth: 22nd March 1898
Regiment: Rifle Brigade

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Date of Birth: 3rd September 1888
Regiment: Royal West Surrey Regiment

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Date of Birth: 15th August 1887
Regiment: Devon Yeomanry

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Date of Birth: 25th June 1880
Regiment: Norfolk Regiment

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Date of Birth: 10th May 1877
Regiment: 16th Batt. Canadian Infantry (Canadian Scottish)

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Date of Birth: 22nd March 1890
Regiment: Norfolk Regiment

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Date of Birth: 30th December 1898
Regiment: Grenadier Guards

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Date of Birth: 15th February 1880
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

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Date of Birth: 12th December 1879
Regiment: 1st Battalion, Gordon Highlanders

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Date of Birth: 24th November 1891
Regiment: King's Own Scottish Borderers

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Date of Birth: 8th December 1890
Regiment: 56th Punjabi Rifles

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Date of Birth: 2nd June 1890
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

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Date of Birth: 25th April 1893
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Bucks Light Infantry

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Date of Birth: 13th October 1895
Regiment: Rifle Brigade

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Date of Birth: 7th September 1887
Regiment: Royal Naval Division

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