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: 16th June 1893
Regiment: Gloucestershire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 6th June 1895
Regiment: Rifle Brigade

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Date of Birth: 30th July 1892
Regiment: 10th Hussars

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Date of Birth: 8th August 1896
Regiment: Rifle Brigade

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Date of Birth: 1st August 1889
Regiment: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)

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Date of Birth: 17th December 1884
Regiment: Loyal North Lancashire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 25th October 1896
Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps

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Date of Birth: 23rd October 1881
Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps

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Date of Birth: 14th October 1870
Regiment: Middlesex Regiment

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Date of Birth: 11th June 1895
Regiment: Hertfordshire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 11th December 1890
Regiment: Black Watch

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Date of Birth: 14th July 1893
Regiment: Black Watch

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Date of Birth: 28th September 1895
Regiment: West Kent Regiment

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Date of Birth: 21st January 1894
Regiment: Manchester Regiment

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Date of Birth: 23rd July 1868
Regiment: Royal Welch Fusiliers

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Date of Birth: 6th September 1894
Regiment: Royal Air Force

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Date of Birth: 5th August 1892
Regiment: Cheshire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 5th March 1891
Regiment: Bedfordshire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 21st March 1883
Regiment: Warwickshire Yeomanry

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Date of Birth: 7th August 1896
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

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