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 1872
Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps

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Date of Birth: 21st November 1897
Regiment: Hertfordshire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 27th September 1896
Regiment: Royal Fusiliers

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Date of Birth: 30th August 1888
Regiment: Singapore Rifles

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Date of Birth: 27th November 1893
Regiment: Royal Air Force

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Date of Birth: 7th August 1896
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Bucks. Light Infantry

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Date of Birth: 6th September 1892
Regiment: North Staffordshire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 13th April 1895
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

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Date of Birth: 23rd March 1892
Regiment: King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

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Date of Birth: 21st January 1899
Regiment: Rifle Brigade

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Date of Birth: 23rd November 1895
Regiment: Sherwood Foresters

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Date of Birth: 19th July 1873
Regiment: Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment

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Date of Birth: 5th February 1889
Regiment: Royal Engineers

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Date of Birth: 20th December 1867
Regiment: D.A.A.G. General Staff Officer

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Date of Birth: 20th June 1897
Regiment: Royal Horse Artillery

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Date of Birth: 30th May 1881
Regiment: Seaforth Highlanders

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Date of Birth: 8th November 1897
Regiment: Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment

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Date of Birth: 13th September 1877
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

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Date of Birth: 13th May 1898
Regiment: 18th Hussars

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Date of Birth: 25th December 1878
Regiment: South Staffordshire Regiment

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