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: 24th August 1882
Regiment: Welsh Regiment

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Date of Birth: 1st July 1887
Regiment: London Regiment

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Date of Birth: 20th August 1888
Regiment: 4th Dragoon Guards

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Date of Birth: 24th July 1892
Regiment: Highland Light Infantry

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Date of Birth: 30th November 1885
Regiment: Royal West Surrey Regiment

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Date of Birth: 16th January 1897
Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps

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Date of Birth: 27th February 1893
Regiment: Irish Guards

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Date of Birth: 12th October 1890
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

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Date of Birth: 6th December 1894
Regiment: Royal Fusiliers

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Date of Birth: 11th December 1898
Regiment: Rifle Brigade

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Date of Birth: 28th June 1887
Regiment: King's African Rifles

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Date of Birth: 30th October 1876
Regiment: Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment

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Date of Birth: 19th April 1899
Regiment: Royal Artillery

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Date of Birth: 26th April 1877
Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery

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Date of Birth: 16th December 1894
Regiment: Canadian Infantry

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Date of Birth: 19th March 1895
Regiment: Rifle Brigade

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Date of Birth: 8th August 1873
Regiment: Indian Civil Service

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Date of Birth: 18th March 1888
Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery

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Date of Birth: 2nd October 1894
Regiment: Duke of York's West Riding Regiment

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Date of Birth: 13th January 1899
Regiment: Rifle Brigade

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