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: 24th November 1875
Regiment: London Regiment

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Date of Birth: 20th August 1891
Regiment: Wiltshire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 1st April 1886
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry

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Date of Birth: 2nd February 1886
Regiment: London Rifle Brigade

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

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Date of Birth: 14th July 1890
Regiment: Black Watch

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Date of Birth: 3rd May 1894
Regiment: Devonshire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 24th June 1888
Regiment: Black Watch

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Date of Birth: 24th July 1890
Regiment: The Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment

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Date of Birth: 2nd February 1891
Regiment: Red Cross Motor Ambulance

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Date of Birth: 18th February 1881
Regiment: Leinster Regiment

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Date of Birth: 30th November 1897
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

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Date of Birth: 19th October 1896
Regiment: Hampshire Carabiniers

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Date of Birth: 29th November 1893
Regiment: Essex Regiment

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Date of Birth: 26th June 1893
Regiment: Seaforth Highlanders

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Date of Birth: 19th July 1875
Regiment: Norfolk Regiment

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Date of Birth: 1st December 1876
Regiment: Essex Regiment

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Date of Birth: 27th December 1861
Regiment: Indian Army; Staff Lieutenant (1)

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Date of Birth: 23rd March 1886
Regiment: Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry

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Date of Birth: 25th November 1889
Regiment: Royal Scots Fusiliers, attached to X Sound Ranging Section, Royal Engineers.

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