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: 13th September 1898
Regiment: Royal Air Force

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Date of Birth: 7th March 1893
Regiment: 9th Lancers

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Date of Birth: 14th April 1894
Regiment: East Surrey Regiment

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Date of Birth: 21st March 1883
Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps

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Date of Birth: 24th June 1886
Regiment: Yorkshire Hussars Yeomanry

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Date of Birth: 18th September 1884
Regiment: Yorkshire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 23rd April 1873
Regiment: Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment

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Date of Birth: 19th November 1863
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment

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Date of Birth: 11th January 1895
Regiment: Somerset Light Infantry

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Date of Birth: 27th February 1890
Regiment: Royal Fusiliers

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Date of Birth: 23rd June 1893
Regiment: King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment

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Date of Birth: 1st April 1866
Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery

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Date of Birth: 12th December 1895
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Bucks Light Infantry

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Date of Birth: 21st November 1893
Regiment: King's Liverpool Regiment

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Date of Birth: 20th September 1886
Regiment: Manchester Regiment

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Date of Birth: 17th October 1894
Regiment: North Staffordshire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 25th September 1897
Regiment: Royal Flying Corps

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Date of Birth: 6th August 1888
Regiment: Worcester Regiment

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Date of Birth: 23rd November 1875
Regiment: Welsh Regiment

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Date of Birth: 30th May 1882
Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery

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