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: 22nd March 1892
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

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Date of Birth: 27th August 1873
Regiment: Cameron Highlanders

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Date of Birth: 3rd July 1880
Regiment: Royal Irish Rifles

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Date of Birth: 5th October 1898
Regiment: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

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Date of Birth: 10th April 1890
Regiment: Yorkshire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 25th May 1881
Regiment: Royal Scots

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Date of Birth: 21st November 1889
Regiment: Royal Flying Corps

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Date of Birth: 12th November 1892
Regiment: Lincolnshire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 2nd June 1876
Regiment: Seaforth Highlanders

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Date of Birth: 18th February 1895
Regiment: Indian Army Reserve of Officers and Royal Flying Corps

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Date of Birth: 17th May 1897
Regiment: Royal Air Force

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Date of Birth: 29th September 1869
Regiment: Royal West Kent Regiment.

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Date of Birth: 14th June 1894
Regiment: Irish Guards

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Date of Birth: 13th August 1877
Regiment: South African Infantry

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Date of Birth: 28th September 1873
Regiment: Essex Regiment

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Date of Birth: 15th November 1895
Regiment: Coldstream Guards

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Date of Birth: 11th December 1894
Regiment: Rifle Brigade

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Date of Birth: 14th June 1896
Regiment: Norfolk Regiment

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Date of Birth: 14th April 1899
Regiment: Rifle Brigade

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Date of Birth: 20th November 1882
Regiment: Rifle Brigade

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