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Remembering World War One

There is scarcely a boy who has left since the war began who has not gone into His Majesty’s forces. . . They look forward till the time comes to put their unofficial motto into action, to ‘follow up’.

The Spirit of War at Harrow, Cornhill Magazine (July - December 1915)

No fewer than 2,917 Old Harrovians served in the armed forces in World War One; 690 were wounded and 642 died as a result, as well as two Masters. Explore this section of our website to find out how Harrow has been commemorating World War One and remembering fallen Old Harrovians, in this centenary year and those preceding it.