Eton College War Memorial

WM name reference WMO/198262

Current Location:

Eton College In the Cloisters Eton SL6 6DB England


10 small and 13 large bronze plaques running the length of the wall from the main entrance to the Upper School to the entrance to Lower School. 5650 fought. 1157 died fighting for the Allied Powers.


World War 1

Surname First Name Date of Death Name of Memorial(s)
Balfour Robert 28-10-1914 Eton College War Memorial View
Balfour John 21-3-1918 Eton College War Memorial View

Further information:

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  • Who or what formation of the Regiment is named on the memorial. What event, dates or other inscriptions on the memorial.
  • The country, nearest town/city or other details of location.
  • A description of the memorial with a photograph if possible.
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Please sent any information that you find to: Michael Campbell-Lamerton

As the information on the database builds up Michael Campbell-Lamerton will be sending regular updates to Archives at RHQ who remains the point of contact about for inquiries on past members of the Regiment.