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: 19th October 1889
Regiment: Royal Scots

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Date of Birth: 3rd August 1882
Regiment: South Wales Borderers

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Date of Birth: 13th June 1880
Regiment: Royal Welch Fusiliers

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Date of Birth: 13th February 1885
Regiment: East Yorkshire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 10th October 1897
Regiment: Cape Corps

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Date of Birth: 21st January 1882
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

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Date of Birth: 11th May 1892
Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps

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Date of Birth: 25th March 1892
Regiment: Royal Sussex Regiment

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Date of Birth: 2nd June 1884
Regiment: 7th Hussars

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Date of Birth: 15th December 1896
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

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Date of Birth: 2nd March 1890
Regiment: Leicester Regiment

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Date of Birth: 28th June 1892
Regiment: Royal Fusiliers

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Date of Birth: 4th December 1893
Regiment: South Wales Borderers

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Date of Birth: 16th August 1889
Regiment: Wiltshire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 7th July 1893
Regiment: Wiltshire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 11th April 1877
Regiment: Hampshire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 16th November 1895
Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps

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Date of Birth: 7th September 1885
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

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Date of Birth: 12th May 1881
Regiment: Royal Buckinghamshire Hussars

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Date of Birth: 8th May 1887
Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps

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