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 October 1897
Regiment: Welsh Guards

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Date of Birth: 17th October 1886
Regiment: Royal Artillery

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Date of Birth: 8th May 1886
Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery

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Date of Birth: 9th June 1897
Regiment: Royal Scots

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Date of Birth: 30th March 1898
Regiment: Royal Flying Corps

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Date of Birth: 21st March 1881
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

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Date of Birth: 29th November 1895
Regiment: Royal Scots Greys

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Date of Birth: 5th March 1887
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

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Date of Birth: 6th June 1882
Regiment: Shropshire Yeomanry

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Date of Birth: 23rd February 1895
Regiment: Northumberland Fusiliers

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Date of Birth: 18th May 1885
Regiment: Rifle Brigade

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Date of Birth: 28th January 1882
Regiment: Coldstream Guards

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Date of Birth: 15th October 1893
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

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Date of Birth: 27th November 1891
Regiment: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers

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Date of Birth: 1st January 1892
Regiment: The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)

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Date of Birth: 13th January 1898
Regiment: Indian Mountain Artillery

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Date of Birth: 6th August 1896
Regiment: Machine Gun Corps

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Date of Birth: 20th October 1883
Regiment: Royal Fusiliers

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Date of Birth: 6th January 1897
Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps

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Date of Birth: 9th September 1886
Regiment: East Yorkshire Regiment

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