Skip to main content
Image of Photo of the College War Memorial

Jesus and the First World War

Many members of the College community went off to fight and at least 158 were killed.

For those who came back, including those whose admission to College was postponed due to their war service, life was irrevocably changed.

The Roll of Honour

The Roll of Honour aims to commemorate those who died in the centenary month of their deaths. We will be adding more pages throughout the centenary period.  In March we remember Herbert Charles Lunn, Greville Oxley Brunwin-Hales and Denis Noel Tyrell-Green.

“The College in War Time”

In the Michaelmas 1919 edition of the College magazine, The Chanticlere, former Master Arthur Gray describes his experience of the College and Cambridge during World War I, including posting of military divisions to Cambridge, the effects of the war on the College, and feelings following the Armistice.  

In remembrance

Written for Remembrance Sunday 2014, an overview of numbers who served.

The College war memorial

The background to the College memorial, written for Remembrance Sunday 2015.

Geoffrey Barham Johnson's album

Highlights from the student photograph album of Geoffrey Barham Johnson (1912).

You can get in touch by emailing ww1-project@jesus.cam.ac.uk and you can read more on Lives of the First World War.

Hear from students

Facebook

Latest tweets