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: 12th September 1873
Regiment: The London Regiment

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Date of Birth: 11th November 1897
Regiment: Royal Engineers

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Date of Birth: 22nd August 1873
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment

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Date of Birth: 25th August 1892
Regiment: DAAG (Deputy Assistant Adjutant General)

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Date of Birth: 29th November 1893
Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps

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Date of Birth: 27th May 1882
Regiment: Arab Rifles

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Date of Birth: 1st August 1894
Regiment: Duke of Wellington's West Riding Regiment

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Date of Birth: 12th August 1898
Regiment: Welsh Guards

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Date of Birth: 1st May 1896
Regiment: Green Howards (Alexandra, Princess of Wales’ Own Yorkshire Regiment)

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Date of Birth: 30th November 1891
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

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Date of Birth: 6th July 1881
Regiment: NA

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Date of Birth: 14th June 1896
Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps

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Date of Birth: 12th June 1893
Regiment: Royal Air Force

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Date of Birth: 14th May 1890
Regiment: Nyasaland Volunteer Reserve

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Date of Birth: 17th October 1887
Regiment: Middlesex Regiment

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Date of Birth: 2nd August 1886
Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery

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Date of Birth: 3rd August 1896
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

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Date of Birth: 11th September 1896
Regiment: Royal Fusiliers

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Date of Birth: 11th December 1891
Regiment: Black Watch

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Date of Birth: 25th February 1895
Regiment: Cameron Highlanders

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