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: 10th May 1894
Regiment: South Staffordshire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 30th October 1886
Regiment: Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry

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Date of Birth: 30th April 1891
Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers

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Date of Birth: 24th July 1875
Regiment: Royal Artillery

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Date of Birth: 5th August 1890
Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps

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Date of Birth: 11th April 1871
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

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Date of Birth: 2nd October 1882
Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery

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Date of Birth: 12th November 1896
Regiment: Royal Engineers

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Date of Birth: 7th May 1884
Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery

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Date of Birth: 6th January 1888
Regiment: 2nd Dragoon Guards

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Date of Birth: 24th August 1883
Regiment: Middlesex Regiment

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Date of Birth: 3rd December 1890
Regiment: Loyal North Lancashire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 3rd February 1885
Regiment: Royal Fusiliers

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Date of Birth: 9th December 1881
Regiment: Rifle Brigade

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Date of Birth: 25th February 1894
Regiment: Royal Flying Corps

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Date of Birth: 11th June 1886
Regiment: Gloucestershire Hussars

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Date of Birth: 6th January 1896
Regiment: Manchester Regiment

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Date of Birth: 30th June 1888
Regiment: Royal Flying Corps

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Date of Birth: 24th February 1886
Regiment: Rifle Brigade

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Date of Birth: 18th April 1874
Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps

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