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: 15th April 1887
Regiment: Northumberland Fusiliers

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Date of Birth: 13th September 1893
Regiment: Northamptonshire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 11th January 1885
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

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Date of Birth: 9th April 1895
Regiment: Royal Welch Fusiliers

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Date of Birth: 9th November 1883
Regiment: Royal Welch Fusiliers, attached to the Labour Corps

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Date of Birth: 18th April 1894
Regiment: King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

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Date of Birth: 19th May 1887
Regiment: King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment

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Date of Birth: 19th November 1898
Regiment: Royal Flying Corps

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Date of Birth: 12th April 1891
Regiment: Durham Light Infantry

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Date of Birth: 30th March 1895
Regiment: Seaforth Highlanders

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Date of Birth: 18th November 1880
Regiment: Arab Rifles

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Date of Birth: 22nd July 1894
Regiment: Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders

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Date of Birth: 31st July 1893
Regiment: Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)

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Date of Birth: 5th November 1897
Regiment: South Lancashire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 18th September 1889
Regiment: Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders

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Date of Birth: 20th May 1880
Regiment: Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)

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Date of Birth: 25th August 1877
Regiment: Scots Guards

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Date of Birth: 16th October 1882
Regiment: Grenadier Guards

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Date of Birth: 16th February 1891
Regiment: Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)

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Date of Birth: 22nd November 1878
Regiment: Manchester Regiment

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