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: 5th May 1886
Regiment: King Edward's Own Gurkha Rifles

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Date of Birth: 21st May 1876
Regiment: King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment

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Date of Birth: 30th October 1891
Regiment: Seaforth Highlanders

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Date of Birth: 9th December 1890
Regiment: Cameron Highlanders

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Date of Birth: 6th July 1884
Regiment: Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders

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Date of Birth: 3rd May 1892
Regiment: Royal Naval Air Service

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Date of Birth: 22nd August 1888
Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps

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Date of Birth: 27th May 1895
Regiment: Black Watch

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Date of Birth: 19th June 1880
Regiment: Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders

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Date of Birth: 23rd May 1875
Regiment: Royal Irish Rifles

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Date of Birth: 7th March 1896
Regiment: Machine Gun Corps

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Date of Birth: 14th November 1862
Regiment: Royal Scots

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Date of Birth: 10th September 1896
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

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Date of Birth: 5th September 1880
Regiment: Gordon Highlanders

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Date of Birth: 30th December 1877
Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps

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Date of Birth: 15th May 1878
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

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Date of Birth: 16th March 1884
Regiment: Royal Artillery

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Date of Birth: 27th November 1877
Regiment: South Staffordshire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 2nd February 1880
Regiment: Duke of Wellington's West Riding Regiment

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Date of Birth: 19th May 1898
Regiment: Dragoon Guards

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