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: 16th October 1868
Regiment: East Kent Regiment

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Date of Birth: 23rd May 1876
Regiment: Norfolk Regiment

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Date of Birth: 6th September 1890
Regiment: Coldstream Guards

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Date of Birth: 26th February 1889
Regiment: Hampshire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 1st August 1889
Regiment: Machine Gun Corps

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Date of Birth: 28th July 1886
Regiment: Dragoon Guards

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Date of Birth: 25th April 1897
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

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Date of Birth: 1st September 1897
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

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Date of Birth: 20th July 1895
Regiment: East Kent Regiment

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Date of Birth: 4th May 1892
Regiment: Hampshire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 13th June 1894
Regiment: Rifle Brigade

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Date of Birth: 30th July 1883
Regiment: London Regiment

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Date of Birth: 21st May 1896
Regiment: Rifle Brigade

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Date of Birth: 17th December 1892
Regiment: Rifle Brigade

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Date of Birth: 18th May 1893
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

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Date of Birth: 1st June 1892
Regiment: Cambridgeshire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 22nd August 1883
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

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Date of Birth: 11th November 1891
Regiment: Royal Horse Artillery

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Date of Birth: 18th December 1897
Regiment: Hampshire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 10th November 1864
Regiment: Manchester Regiment

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