In 1914, the Windsor and Eton Amateur Regatta was held on August 3rd on the River Thames in Windsor. It was the Bank Holiday Monday and the day before Britain declared war on Germany. Several members of Eton Excelsior raced in the regatta that day and subsequently died in the Great War.
The picture shows the list of Regatta events; hardly the packed timetable we see at today's regattas!
Several of the trophies awarded to winners of these events were awarded at the Coronation Regatta held in honour of The Queen in 2013.
Posted on Remembrance Sunday, 2015.