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: 20th November 1882
Regiment: Coldstream Guards

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Date of Birth: 9th January 1894
Regiment: Royal Naval Air Service

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Date of Birth: 23rd December 1896
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

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Date of Birth: 31st October 1891
Regiment: Royal Horse Artillery

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Date of Birth: 12th February 1895
Regiment: Highland Light Infantry

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Date of Birth: 4th March 1895
Regiment: 20th Hussars

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Date of Birth: 25th April 1886
Regiment: Royal Marine Light Infantry

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Date of Birth: 4th July 1896
Regiment: Cameron Highlanders

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Date of Birth: 30th November 1896
Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps

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Date of Birth: 5th January 1893
Regiment: Rifle Brigade

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Date of Birth: 11th October 1893
Regiment: Royal Welch Fusiliers

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Date of Birth: 9th September 1895
Regiment: Grenadier Guards

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Date of Birth: 29th July 1893
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

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Date of Birth: 1st April 1896
Regiment: Royal Engineers

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Date of Birth: 8th September 1887
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

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Date of Birth: 14th September 1884
Regiment: Hampshire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 14th October 1889
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

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Date of Birth: 23rd June 1883
Regiment: Rifle Brigade

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Date of Birth: 29th October 1871
Regiment: Royal Sussex Regiment

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Date of Birth: 14th February 1892
Regiment: London Regiment

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