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: 11th August 1899
Regiment: Royal Flying Corp

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Date of Birth: 28th February 1896
Regiment: Royal Flying Corps

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Date of Birth: 10th March 1892
Regiment: 1st/4th Battalion Hampshire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 1st February 1882
Regiment: Grenadier Guards

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Date of Birth: 14th May 1895
Regiment: Manchester Regiment

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Date of Birth: 17th July 1865
Regiment: 3rd Gurkha Rifles

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Date of Birth: 28th December 1895
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

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Date of Birth: 17th November 1894
Regiment: Royal Flying Corps

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Date of Birth: 18th July 1894
Regiment: Lincolnshire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 13th September 1895
Regiment: 149 Infantry Brigade, General List

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Date of Birth: 19th October 1864
Regiment: 2nd Life Guards

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Date of Birth: 5th May 1894
Regiment: East Yorkshire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 26th September 1888
Regiment: Hampshire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 6th October 1892
Regiment: Durham Light Infantry

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Date of Birth: 27th July 1891
Regiment: Durham Light Infantry

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Date of Birth: 14th July 1885
Regiment: Scottish Horse

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Date of Birth: 1st September 1886
Regiment: Rifle Brigade

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Date of Birth: 1st March 1895
Regiment: Gloucestershire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 2nd February 1890
Regiment: Irish Guards

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Date of Birth: 6th September 1895
Regiment: Monmouthshire Regiment

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