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: 3rd February 1885
Regiment: South Staffordshire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 14th December 1902
Regiment: N/A

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Date of Birth: 8th August 1894
Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps

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Date of Birth: 25th April 1876
Regiment: Royal Welch Fusiliers

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Date of Birth: 13th November 1895
Regiment: Rifle Brigade attached to 4 Squadron RFC

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

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Date of Birth: 22nd August 1887
Regiment: Royal Fusiliers

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Date of Birth: 8th March 1893
Regiment: Grenadier Guards

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Date of Birth: 18th December 1882
Regiment: 11th Hussars

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Date of Birth: 2nd August 1885
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

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Date of Birth: 25th November 1885
Regiment: Coldstream Guards

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Date of Birth: 10th August 1893
Regiment: The King's Liverpool Regiment

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Date of Birth: 10th March 1874
Regiment: Devonshire Regiment, attached to the Manchester Regiment

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Date of Birth: 18th February 1891
Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps

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Date of Birth: 5th April 1872
Regiment: Royal Irish Regiment

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Date of Birth: 9th August 1881
Regiment: Worcester Regiment

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Date of Birth: 6th October 1897
Regiment: Cheshire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 12th July 1894
Regiment: Warwickshire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 21st July 1897
Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps

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Date of Birth: 4th April 1897
Regiment: Royal Flying Corps

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