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: 18th July 1890
Regiment: Leinster Regiment

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Date of Birth: 29th June 1880
Regiment: Liverpool Scottish

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Date of Birth: 29th February 1896
Regiment: London Regiment

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Date of Birth: 14th January 1881
Regiment: Lincolnshire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 15th June 1892
Regiment: King's Liverpool Regiment

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Date of Birth: 29th July 1896
Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps

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Date of Birth: 10th April 1882
Regiment: Border Regiment

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Date of Birth: 14th July 1873
Regiment: Northamptonshire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 2nd October 1875
Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery

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Date of Birth: 14th November 1887
Regiment: Royal Irish Rifles

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Date of Birth: 15th June 1897
Regiment: Hampshire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 12th July 1896
Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps

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Date of Birth: 27th June 1896
Regiment: Devonshire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 3rd February 1896
Regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment

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Date of Birth: 29th May 1898
Regiment: Royal Flying Corps

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Date of Birth: 22nd March 1892
Regiment: Highland Light Infantry

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Date of Birth: 25th August 1882
Regiment: Durham Light Infantry

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Date of Birth: 10th May 1866
Regiment: Royal Berkshire Regiment

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Date of Birth: 15th December 1893
Regiment: Queen's Own Hussars

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Date of Birth: 7th August 1895
Regiment: Machine Gun Corps

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