From August 2014 to November 2018 the School commemorated the centenary of the Great War.
For an account of The King’s School Canterbury and the Great War, see:
It had been known for some time that several casualties were omitted from the First World War memorial plaque in the undercroft. Fourteen names have now been added – 12 OKS and two masters. The names added are as follows (the date is the year they left King’s): 1861 RSF WALKER, 1887 PC JOHNSON, 1889 BS WILLS, 1894 TWH JONES, 1902 FH LANGHORNE, 1903 MWW MATHER, 1904 HI FERGUSON, DDDK MOIR, 1906 CR TISDALL, 1907 C BATTISCOMBE, 1909 T CARLYLE, 1912 EHJ TEASDALE and two masters: HM BROWN and RE EVERITT. More names need to be added: 1884 WA [SPOONER] FORTESCUE, 1899 WF BURGESS, DC GRAHAM, 1907 JT WRIGHT, 1914 J PIPE and a master: ELR HORLEY.