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: 31st March 1894
Regiment: Scots Guards

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Date of Birth: 29th September 1884
Regiment: Royal Irish Rifles

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Date of Birth: 6th August 1889
Regiment: Gordon Highlanders

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Date of Birth: 8th January 1899
Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps

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Date of Birth: 25th March 1890
Regiment: Royal Sussex Regiment

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

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Date of Birth: 15th March 1888
Regiment: Gloucester Regiment

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Date of Birth: 6th November 1884
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

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Date of Birth: 2nd November 1878
Regiment: Leinster Regiment

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Date of Birth: 12th July 1893
Regiment: Royal Irish Rifles

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Date of Birth: 14th January 1896
Regiment: Royal Flying Corps

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Date of Birth: 1st February 1892
Regiment: Royal Fusiliers

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Date of Birth: 3rd January 1896
Regiment: Royal Fusiliers

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Date of Birth: 23rd February 1895
Regiment: Highland Light Infantry

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Date of Birth: 26th May 1890
Regiment: Wiltshire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 10th December 1884
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

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Date of Birth: 21st March 1882
Regiment: Rifle Brigade

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Date of Birth: 8th August 1888
Regiment: Royal Fusiliers

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Date of Birth: 31st December 1897
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

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Date of Birth: 18th July 1896
Regiment: Hertfordshire Regiment

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