Olympians Who Were Killed or Missing in Action or Died as a Result of War (647)

Athlete Nation(s) Sport(s) Era Notes
Silvano Abbà ITA MOP 1936 †24 August 1942. Died heading the famed Savoia Cavalry Squadron in the "Charge of Izbušenskij" on the Russian front, the last recorded cavalry charge in the history of warfare.
József Aczél HUN FTB 1924 †13 February 1945. Died following German air raid on the final day of the Siege of Budapest.
Stefan Adamczak POL ATH 1924 †September 1939. Fought in the September campaign, he was killed in action near Katowice.
Herbert Adamski GER ROW 1936 †11 August 1941. Killed in action at Szolty in the Soviet Union.
Stella Agsteribbe NED GYM 1928 †17 September 1943. Killed in Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
Iwao Aizawa JPN ATH 1928 Died in World War II. Died from Malaria in New Bilibid Camp.
Andrey Akimov RUS FTB 1912 †1916. Killed during World War I.
Gordon Alexander GBR FEN 1912 †24 April 1917. Killed in action during World War I.
Abdurahman Ali PHI SWI 1932 Killed during World War II.
Arno Almqvist RUS MOP/SWI 1912 †5 March 1940. Killed in action in Mikkeli from bombing during the Winter War.
Virgilius Altmann AUT CYC 1936 †17 October 1943. Killed in action in World War II in Byelorussia.
Erich Altosaar EST BAS 1936 †11 October 1941. Died in Soviet prison camp.
Max Amann GER WAP 1928 †24 December 1945. Missing in action.
Artur Amon EST BAS 1936 †August 1944. Killed in action in World War II.
Laurie Anderson GBR ATH 1912 †9 November 1914. Killed in action while serving with the Cheshire Regiment.
William Anderson GBR ATH 1906 †April 1915. Killed in action, France.
Géo André FRA ATH 1908—1924 †4 May 1943. Rugby international for France. Killed in action (shot down).
Nikolaos Andreadakis GRE ATH 1906 †1920. Killed during the Turkish-Greek War.
Jan Ankerman NED HOK 1928 †27 December 1942. Died in a Japanese internment camp in Burma.
Izuo Anno JPN ATH 1932 †18 December 1939. Died during the second Sino-Japanese War.
Isakas Anolikas LTU CYC 1924—1928 †1943. Shot at Ninth Fort, Kaunas, Lithuania, during World War II
Shigeo Arai JPN SWI 1936 †19 July 1944. Killed in action during World War II.
Álvaro de Arana ESP SAI 1928 †July 1937. Killed in action during the Spanish Civil War.
Kalle Arantola FIN MSP 1936 †12 February 1940. Killed in action in Kuhmo during the Winter War.
Hikoroku Arimoto JPN GYM 1936 Died in World War II (per Volker Kluge), date and place not known.
Albert Arnheiter GER ROW 1912 †26 April 1945. Killed in action in the last days of World War II, somewhere in Italy.
Henry Ashington GBR ATH 1912 †31 January 1917. Killed in action, France.
Louis Bach FRA FTB 1900 †16 September 1914. Killed in action.
Jochen Balke GER SWI 1936 †19 January 1944. Sent to a punishment battallion in 1943 for battle fatique and was reported as missing in action in Veliky Novgorod, Russia.
Ernst Balz GER ART 1936 Missed in action during World War II.
Józef Baran-Bilewski POL ATH 1928 †15 April 1940. A prisoner in the Soviet camp for Polish officers in Kozielsk, he was murdered in April 1940 in Katyń by the NKVD.
Luigi Barbesino ITA FTB 1912 Disappeared during a World War II reconnaissance flight.
József Barna HUN FTB 1924 †February 1943. Died in World War II either as a soldier or in a labor camp, details uncertain.
Franz Barsicke GER ATH 1936 †1944. Killed in action during World War II.
Fritz Bartholomae GER ROW 1912 †12 September 1915. Killed in action during World War I.
Franz Bartl AUT HAN 1936 †12 July 1941. Killed in action during World War II.
Helmut Barysz POL SWI 1936 Declared missing in January 1945 and dead in 1952
Julije Bauer YUG ATH 1936 †15 March 1945. Killed in action in Pančevo.
Addi Baumgarten GER BOX 1936 †2 October 1942. Died during the Siege of Leningrad. His friends buried him on the road to Vitebsk.
Artur Bäumle GER ATH 1936 †6 January 1942. Missing in action since 6 January 1942 in Stalingrad.
Karl Bechler GER ATH 1908 He died from shrapnel bullet in the last days of World War II in the basement apartment of a house in Gdansk.
Martin Beckmann GER ATH 1906 Missed in action since 1944 in World War II.
Béla Békessy HUN FEN 1912 †6 July 1916. Killed in action during World War I.
Heinrich Bender GER ROW 1928—1932 In 1943 he was killed-in-action during World War II in the golf of Corinth.
Emil Benecke GER WAP 1928—1932 †12 August 1945. Died in prisoner-of-war camp.
Marc Benoît-Lizon FRA MSP 1948 †17 September 1950. Killed in action during the First Indochina War.
Isaac Bentham GBR SWI/WAP 1912 †15 May 1917. Killed in action during Battle of Arras.
Tjapko van Bergen NED ROW 1928 †2 February 1944. Served as a Rottenführer in the German SS and was killed on the Eastern Front in Russia.
Franz Berghammer AUT HAN 1936 †30 June 1944. Killed in action during World War II.
Michelangelo Bernasconi ITA ROW 1928 †21 March 1943. Killed in action in World War II in Tunisia.
Hans Bernhardt GER CTR 1928 †29 November 1940. Killed in action during World War II.
Herberts Bērtulsons LAT ASK 1936 †February 1942. Executed in a Soviet prison camp. The exact date is unknown, but the order was given on 14 February 1942, so probably soon after.
Alick Bevan GBR CYC 1936 †24 January 1945. In January 1945 Bevan, a lieutenant in the Hampshire regiment of the British Army, was involved in an operation to capture the towns of Putt and Walderath in the Heisberg district of Western Germany. He was fatally wounded by a mine, and was buried across the border in the Netherlands at the military cemetery in the town of Brunssum. The Alick Bevan Plate Meeting at the Crystal Palace circuit in London is contested in his honour.
Hasso von Bismarck GER BOB 1932 †22 June 1941. Killed in action in World War II in Lithuania.
Kazimierz Bocheński POL SWI 1936 †May 1940. Was murdered with all the other prisoners in Starobielsk, one of three camps for Polish officers in Soviet Union. Bocheński died either in Starobielsk or Kharkov – it is not certain.
Renon Boissière FRA ATH 1912 †25 September 1915. Killed in action in World War I.
Michele Bonaglia (DNS) ITA BOX 1924 † 3 March 1944. Enlisted in the Fascist Army, killed by a group of partisans.
Kārlis Bone LAT FTB 1924 †13 November 1941. Died in a Soviet prison camp.
Antonio Bonilla ESP SHO 1920 †9 November 1937. Killed in action during the Spanish Civil War.
Henri Bonnefoy FRA SHO 1908 †9 August 1914. Killed in action during World War II.
Helmut Bonnet GER ATH 1936 †27 September 1944. Killed in action during World War II.
Hermann von Bönninghausen GER ATH 1908—1912 †26 January 1919. Died from wounds from being shot in the face in World War I.
Hermann Bosch GER FTB 1912 †16 July 1916. Killed in action in World War I.
Werner Böttcher GER ATH 1936 †10 November 1944. Missed in action since that date.
Béchir Bouazzat FRA MOP 1936 †12 April 1944. Although a civilian in World War II he was killed by friendly fire.
Jean Bouin FRA ATH 1908—1912 †29 September 1914. Killed in action, by friendly fire.
Heinz Brandt GER EQU 1936 †21 July 1944. Died during an assassination attempt on Hitler, during a meeting at Hitler's East Prussian headquarters.
Hanns Braun GER ATH 1908—1912 †9 October 1918. Died as a fighter pilot near Saint-Quentin, Aisne, France in World War I.
Karl Braunsteiner AUT FTB 1912 †19 April 1916. Died as a prisoner of war.
Kurt Bretting GER SWI 1912 †30 May 1918. Killed in action during World War I.
Thierry de Briey BEL EQU 1920 †11 April 1945. Killed in Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.
Józef Broel-Plater POL BOB 1928 †1941. Died in Dachau concentration camp during World War II.
Franciszek Brożek POL SHO 1924 †1940. Wounded twice in the 1920 Polish-Bolshevik War, during World War II, Brożek was taken prisoner by the Soviets and was shot in the NKVD Building in Kharkiv in the spring of 1940.
Wilhelm Brülle GER GYM 1912 †5 August 1917. Killed in action during World War I.
Kęstutis Bulota LTU SSK 1928 Died late 1941 or early 1942 in Sosva prison camp.
Roger Bureau BEL ICH 1928—1936 †April 1945. Died or was killed in a German prison camp during World War II
Heinrich Burkowitz GER ATH 1912 †November 1918. Missing in action in November 1918 somewhere in Belgium.
Wojciech Bursa POL SHO 1936 †1940. Killed in the Katyń Massacre.
Edmond Bury GBR RAQ 1908 †5 December 1915. With the 11th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps, he was killed in action in France during World War I, and is buried in Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery in Fleurbaix.
George Butterfield GBR ATH 1908 †24 September 1917. Killed in action, France.
Giuseppe Caimi (DNS) ITA FTB 1912 †14 December 1917. For his courage and boldness, he received, by Royal decree, a posthumous gold medal for military valour.
Jaime Camps ESP ATH 1920 †3 August 1921. Killed in action during the Rif War with Morocco.
José Oriol Canals ESP CCS 1936 †5 August 1937. Killed in action fighting with the Nationalists at the Asturias Front.
Novica Čanović YUG ATH 1984 †2 July 1993 Killed in the Yugoslav Civil War
Otello Capitani ITA GYM 1908 †20 September 1912. Killed in action in the Italo-Turkish War in 1912 in Misrata, Libya.
Bob Carmody USA BOX 1964 †27 October 1967. Viet Cong guerillas ambushed Carmody's squad and killed 5 of 6 men. He was posthumously awarded the Bronze Star for his valor during the ambush.
Waldo Carver GBR ROW 1908 †7 June 1915. With the 1st/2nd East Lancashire Royal Engineers, he was killed in action in Turkey in World War I and is buried in the Lancashire Landing Cemetery.
Giuseppe Castelli ITA ATH 1928—1932 †19 December 1942. Killed during World War II in Russia.
Simplicio de Castro PHI BOX 1936 Killed during World War II.
Joseph Caullé FRA ATH 1912 †1 October 1915. Killed in action during World War I.
Ugo Ceccarelli ITA MOP 1936 †1940. Killed the day of Milan liberation from the Nazis, near the headquarters of his club, Canottieri Milano. Some say he was killed by partisans as a known Fascist, others wrote that he was killed as a consequence of a private affair.
Sulo Cederström FIN SHO 1936 †26 June 1944. Killed in action on the Karelian Isthmus during the Winter War.
Antoni Cejzik POL ATH 1924—1928 †12 September 1939. Killed in action as a soldier in the Modlin Army near Zaborów (Mazowieckie).
Ralph Chalmers GBR FEN 1908 †8 May 1915. Killed in action during World War I.
Josef Charous TCH EVE 1924—1928 †5 August 1943. Killed in Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
Noel Chavasse GBR ATH 1908 †4 August 1917. He is one of only three men to have been awarded a bar to the Victoria Cross. Serving as a captain in the RAMC, he was first awarded the VC in 1916 and a bar, posthumously, in 1917.
Chen Zhenhe CHN FTB 1936 †28 January 1941. Killed in action during World War II.
Conrad Cherry GBR ROW 1936 †1 February 1943. Killed in action during World War II.
Chin Kuaiti CHN BOX 1936 †1937. Killed during the Second Sino-Japanese War.
Lewis Clive GBR ROW 1932 †2 August 1938. Killed in action, fighting for the Republicans in the Spanish Civil War.
Geoffrey Coles GBR SHO 1908 †27 January 1916. Killed in action during World War I.
Don Collinge CAN FEN 1936 †7 June 1944. Died in a flying accident, possibly brought on by friendly fire, while serving as a navigator in the early morning hours of 7 June 1944.
Cornelis Compter NED WLT 1928 †23 February 1945. Killed in Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp.
George Cooke NZL ROW 1932 †23 May 1941. Killed in action during World War II.
Manuel Corrales ESP SHO 1932 †October 1936. Killed in action during the Spanish Civil War.
André Corvington HAI FEN 1900 †13 December 1918. Killed in action in World War I near Reims.
Charles Courtin FRA ATH 1920 Killed in action in August 1944 during World War II
Percy Courtman GBR SWI 1908—1912 †2 June 1917. Part of 6th Battalion, Manchester Regiment, he was killed in action in World War I. Buried at Neuville-Bourjonval British Cemetery.
Frank Courtney CAN ROW 1932 †28 August 1944. Killed in action during World War II.
Harry Crank GBR DIV 1908 †22 October 1917. Killed in action near Ypres, Belgium.
Rudi Cranz GER ASK 1936 †22 June 1941. Killed in action during World War II at the beginning of the Russian Occupation at Rosaniec in Poland.
Jacinto Ciria Cruz PHI BAS 1936 Killed during the Japanese occupation of the Philippines, 1942-1945.
Ferenc Csík HUN SWI 1936 †29 March 1945. A medical doctor, Csík was killed in an air raid while treating a wounded man.
Frank Cuhel USA ATH 1928 †22 February 1943. A war journalist, he was being transferred to the North African war zone when his plane, the "Yankee Clipper", crashed. His body was not found until three weeks later.
Allan Currie (DNS) GBR CCS 1924 Lost his life through enemy action while working in London.
Cliff Cushman USA ATH 1960 †25 September 1966. Air pilot, his plane shot down in the Vietnam War. Technically still listed as MIA.
Czesław Cyraniak POL BOX 1936 †23 November 1939. Fought in the Polish Army in the September Campaign and died in the Battle of Bzura during the German invasion of Poland.
Bronisław Czech POL ASK/CCS/MSP/NCO/SKJ 1928—1936 †4 June 1944. Resistance fighter in World War II, died of typhus in Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
Krystyna Dąbrowska POL ART 1936 †1 September 1944 Killed in the Warsaw Uprising
Paweł Dadlez POL ART 1936 In 1939 he was imprisoned by the Nazis because of his “anti-German attitude” and died in 1940 during railway transport to a POW camp.
Georg Dascher GER HAN 1936 †25 November 1944. Killed during World War II.
Charlie Davenport (DNS) GBR ATH 1912 † 28 August 1916. Killed in action in France.
Robert Davies GBR SHO 1912 †9 September 1916. A member of the 1st/9th Batallion, London Regiment (Queen Victoria's Rifles), he was killed in action in the Somme in France in World War I.
Olivier, Baron de Brandois FRA SAI 1900 †9 June 1916 Death of illnesses contracted whilst serving as a member of the French Army
Louis de Champsavin FRA EDV/EQU 1900 †20 December 1916. Killed in action during World War I.
José de Figueroa ESP POL 1920 †20 October 1920. Killed in action during the Rif War with Morocco.
René, Baron de Lunden BEL BOB 1936 †3 April 1942. Killed in an emergency landing of his bomber in Britain.
Félix Debax FRA FEN 1900 †25 August 1914. Killed in action in World War I.
Alex Decouteau CAN ATH 1912 †17 October 1917. Killed in action in the Battle of Passchendale.
Francesco Del Grosso ITA CTR 1924 †22 July 1938. Killed in action during the Spanish Civil War.
Oszkár Demján HUN SWI 1912 †4 September 1914. Killed in action during World War I.
Eugen Deutsch GER WLT 1936 †8 February 1945. Killed in action during World War II.
Charles Devendeville FRA SWI/WAP 1900 †19 September 1914. Killed in action.
Émilien Devic (DNS) FRA FTB 1912 †21 August 1944. French Resistance member, shot during World War II.
Tivadar Dienes-Öhm HUN POL 1936 †28 October 1944. Killed in action at Kiskunfélegyháza, Hungary.
Karl, Baron von Diepurg GER IOC 1909—1914 †25 October 1914. Killed in action during World War I.
Diego Díez ESP FEN 1924—1928 †September 1936. Killed during the Massacre of Paracuellos del Jarama.
Herbert Dill GER ATH 1936 †19 December 1944. Killed in action during World War II.
Jānis Dimza LAT ATH 1932—1936 †1942. Died in a Soviet prison camp, but exact details not known.
Joe Dines GBR FTB 1912 †27 September 1918. He was killed in Pas de Calais as a second lieutenant on the Western front during World War I.
Shuji Doi JPN WAP 1932 Died in an army hospital, victim of Sino-Japanese war
Erminio Dones ITA ROW 1920 †25 April 1945. Killed in action in Africa, serving as an infantry captain.
Herman Donners BEL WAP 1908—1912 †14 May 1915. Killed in action World War I.
Foy Draper USA ATH 1936 †4 January 1943. Died in an air crash preparing for the Battle of Kasserine Pass.
Jimmy Duffy CAN ATH 1912 †23 April 1915. In September 1913, he joined the Canadian Army and was assigned to the 91st Argyle Regiment. On April 23, 1915, he was fatally wounded near Ypres, Belgium.
Peter Dulley GBR ROW 1924 †19 December 1941. Killed in action in the Battle of Hong Kong.
Hugh Durant GBR MOP/SHO 1912 †20 January 1916. With the 9th Queen's Royal Lancers, he was killed in action in France in World War I and is buried in the Vermelles British Cemetery.
Walter Düsedau (DNS) GER BOB 1932 Died as a POW in Soviet special camp Ketschendorf
Emile Duson NED HOK 1928 †15 March 1942. Died in a Japanese internment camp.
Zdzisław Dziadulski POL EQU 1924 †1940. A prisoner in Starobielsk, he was murdered by Soviets in Kharkov in April or May 1940.
Heywood Edwards USA WRE 1928 †31 October 1941. Died aboard the USS Reuben James, the first US navy ship to be sunk in the Atlantic during World War II.
Hans Eller GER ROW 1932 †4 April 1943. Killed in action during World War II.
Jack Elliott GBR BOX 1924 Killed by a Japanese sniper while working as a war correspondent for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation during the 1945 Borneo Campaign.
Eduard Ellmann EST FTB 1924 †16 November 1941. Executed in a Soviet prison camp.
Eric Fairbairn GBR ROW 1908 †20 June 1915. Killed in action in the Somme in France during World War I.
Linn Farish USA RUG 1924 †11 September 1943. Sent into Yugoslavia as a secret agent, he mapped out the region for areas which could be used as landing strips. He then flew in and out of Yugoslavia, rescuing hundreds of fliers who had bailed out of crippled planes in the Balkans. He spent three 90-day periods in Yugoslavia, each time parachuting in, and then surveying the area by plane, crashing in the Balkan Mountains on the third trip. He was given the Distinguished Service Cross and the government’s code of secrecy towards the actions of secret agents was broken, so that his name could be released as a military hero.
René Fenouillière FRA FTB 1908 †4 November 1916. Killed in action during World War I.
Rafael Fernández ESP POL 1924 †30 March 1940. Executed by the Republican Army during the Spanish Civil War.
Robert Feyerick BEL FEN 1920—1924 †18 June 1940. Killed in action in World War II.
Sergey Filippov RUS FTB 1912 †1942. Civilian casualty of the Leningrad Blockade during World War II.
Billy Fiske USA BOB 1928—1932 †17 August 1940. First American fighter pilot to be killed in World War II, fighting for Britain, in a crash landing.
Hernando Fitz-James ESP POL 1920—1924 †7 November 1936. Killed during the Massacre of Paracuellos del Jarama.
Léon Flameng FRA CTR 1896 †2 January 1917. Killed in action during World War I.
Alfred Flatow GER ATH/GYM 1896 †28 December 1942. Killed in Theresienstadt concentration camp.
Gustav Flatow GER ATH/GYM 1896—1900 †29 January 1945. Killed in Theresienstadt concentration camp.
Alfred Flaxman GBR ATH 1908 †1 July 1916. Killed in an attack on the enemy positions at Gommecourt.
Viktor Flessl AUT ROW 1928 †18 December 1943. Killed in action during World War II.
Walter Flinsch GER ROW 1928—1932 †3 February 1943. Killed in action during World War II.
Hans Fokker NED SAI 1928 †2 July 1943. Internment in Burma.
Victor Fontana ROU BIA 1972—1976 †24 December 1989. Killed during the Romanian Revolution of 1989.
Hans Freese GER SWI 1936 †8 July 1941. Killed in action during World War II.
Stefan Fryc POL FTB 1924 †9 November 1943. Murdered by the SS in the Warsaw Ghetto in a mass execution in 1943.
Jan Gajdoš TCH GYM 1928—1936 †19 November 1945. Arrested in 1943 as a prominent leader of the Czech resistance movement and sentenced to death. As the Allied front neared, the Nazis started the prisoners on a “death march.” He survived the march, but his health was so severely damaged that he died shortly after the end of the war.
Mauricio Galvao GER HOK 1908 †6 March 1945. Killed in action in World War II. His grave is in the war cemetary in Zagreb, Croatia.
Taha El-Gamal EGY SWI/WAP 1948—1952 †1956. Killed during the Suez Crisis.
János Garay HUN FEN 1924—1928 †3 May 1945. Killed in Mauthausen concentration camp.
Peter Hunter Gaskell (DNS) GBR ROW 1936 † 15 August 1944. Killed in action at Normandie.
Jenő Gáspár HUN ATH 1924 was killed in World War II, during the Battle of Budapest
Bert Gayler GBR CYC 1912 †23 June 1917. Killed by rifle fire during an ambush in a valley near Kotkai Bozi Khel.
Bernhard von Gaza GER ROW 1908 †25 September 1917. Killed in action during World War I in Belgium.
Alexander, Jonkheer van Geen NED MOP 1936 †27 February 1942. Artillery officer on the cruiser HNMS De Ruijter and went down with his ship during the Battle of the Java Sea.
Günther Gehmert GER ATH 1936 †13 June 1940. Wounded in action and died in the field hospital in Montaigu.
Josef Genschieder AUT CTR 1936 †3 April 1943. Killed in action during World War II at the Eastern Front in Russia.
Oszkár Gerde HUN FEN 1908—1912 †8 October 1944. Killed in Mauthausen concentration camp.
František Getreuer TCH WAP 1928 last residence before deportation: Prague, V address/place of registration in the Protectorate: Prague I, Dlouhá 18 Transport J, č. 90 (04.12.1941 Prague -> Terezín) Transport Ek, č. 134 (28.09.1944 Terezín -> Auschwitz) Murdered 06. 02. 1945 Dachau
Thomas Gillespie GBR ROW 1912 †18 October 1914. A lieutenant with the King's Own Scottish Borderers, he was killed in action in France in World War I and is buried in Le Touret Memorial.
Wolfgang Goedecke GER ROW 1928 †15 August 1942. Killed in action 1942 (500 m away from the runway of the airport).
Henry Goldsmith GBR ROW 1908 †9 May 1915. Killed in action at Fromelles.
Lajos Gönczy HUN ATH 1900—1908 †4 December 1915. Killed in action in area of Galicia and Lodomeria.
Otoniel Gonzaga PHI SHO 1936 Killed during World War II.
Jan Górny POL BOX 1928 †7 May 1945. Forced to fight for the Wehrmacht, where he was wounded and later treated in American Army Hospital in Orglanders, where he died.
Carl Heinrich Goßler GER ROW 1900 †9 September 1914. Killed in action during World War I.
Isidore Goudeket NED GYM 1908 †9 July 1943. Killed in Sobibór concentration camp.
Alfred Graaf (DNS) GER BOX 1936 †9 March 1942. Killed in action during World War II.
Gustav Grachegg AUT EDR 1928 †13 May 1945. Reported missing in action in the Soviet Union on 13 May 1945.
Mark Graham CAN ATH 1992 †4 September 2006. Killed by friendly fire.
Ámon von Gregurich HUN FEN 1900 †28 June 1915. Killed in action during World War I.
Félix Grimonprez FRA HOK 1928—1936 †26 May 1940. With the 8th Train Squadron of Military Engineers, he was killed in action in World War II.
István Grósz HUN ATH 1924 he was shot dead by the soldiers of the Arrow Cross movement
Mārtiņš Grundmanis LAT BAS 1936 †1945. Died in prisoner-of-war camp in Rīga.
Josef Gumpold GER NCO 1936 †1941. Killed in action during World War II.
Nemesio de Guzman PHI ATH 1936 †1944. Killed in action during World War II.
Jur Haak (DNS) NED FTB 1908 †30 January 1945. Killed in Sachsenhausen concentration camp (GER).
Ru van der Haar NED HOK 1936 †15 May 1943. Died in a Japanese internment camp.
Frederick Habberfield GBR CTR 1924 †12 December 1943. Killed by German torpedo attack on his submarine.
Emil Hagelberg FIN MOP 1920—1924 †1941. Killed in action during World War II.
David Haig-Thomas GBR ROW 1932 †6 June 1944. Killed in action in Normandy on early hours of D Day.
Jaroslav Hainz BOH TEN 1912 Died in Russia in World War I, but further details not known.
Saul Hallap EST WLT 1924 †18 July 1941. Executed by the Soviets when the front reached Põltsamaa.
Juho Halme FIN ATH 1908—1912 †1 February 1918. Killed in action in Finnish Civil War.
Győző Halmos HUN GYM 1912 †1945. Killed in Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp.
Wyndham Halswelle GBR ATH 1906—1908 †31 March 1915. Killed by a sniper's bullet in France.
Helmut Hamann GER ATH 1936 †22 June 1941. Killed in action during World War II.
Ahmed Hamdy EGY SHO 1952 †14 October 1973. Killed during the Yom Kippur War.
Hannes Hansen GER HAN 1936 †28 June 1944. Missing in action since 1944 when he did not return from an enemy flight.
Rudi Harbig GER ATH 1936 †5 March 1944. Sent to the Eastern Front, Harbig died in the Ukraine, near Novo Archangelsk.
Walter Hasenfus USA CMA 1936 †8 December 1944. Killed in action during World War II, while serving with the 307th Infantry, 77th Division in the South Pacific, most likely in the Philippines.
Josef Hasenöhrl AUT ROW 1936 †13 March 1945. Killed in action during World War II.
Franz Haslberger GER SKJ 1936 †17 September 1939. Killed in action at the beginning of World War II, somewhere in the Ukraine.
Kurt Hasse GER EQU 1936 †9 January 1944. Killed in action during World War II.
George Hawkins GBR ATH 1908 †22 September 1917. During World War I he served as a Gunner with the Royal Artillery and was killed in action when a shell exploded in the doorway of a dugout while he was on outpost duty.
Harold Hawkins GBR SHO 1908 †16 June 1917. Reported missing between Bullecourt and Croisilles. When last seen he was wounded, lying in a very forward position, which unfortunately had to be abandoned.
Cecil Healy ANZ
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SWI 1906—1912 †29 August 1918. Killed in action in World War I.
Hermann Heibel GER SWI 1936 †19 August 1941. Heavily wounded at the Eastern Front and died in a military hospital at Valovo in the Soviet Union.
Albert Heijnneman NED ATH 1920 †20 February 1944. Tortured to death in the Scheveningen prison as a member of the Dutch Underground.
Oskar Hekš TCH ATH 1932 †8 March 1944. Killed in Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
Ilmari Helle (DNS) FIN ATH 1928
Fritz Hendrix GER ATH 1932 †30 August 1941. Killed in action on the Eastern Front, near Leningrad.
Max Herrmann GER ATH 1912 †29 January 1915. Killed in action in World War I.
Otto Herschmann AUT FEN/SWI/ÖOC 1896—1914 †17 June 1942. Killed in Sobibór concentration camp.
Felix Hess NED ART 1928 †9 April 1943. Killed in Sobibór concentration camp.
Eduard Hiiop EST FSK 1928—1936 †24 August 1941. Executed by Soviets.
Robert Hilliard IRL BOX 1924 †22 February 1937. Killed in the Spanish Civil War fighting in the International Brigades, fighting for the Second Spanish Republic. One of four riflemen in the rearguard covering the Republican retreat after the Battle of Jarama, all were shot and killed, Hilliard dying of his wounds at Castellón de la Plana five days later.
Julius Hirsch GER FTB 1912 †8 May 1945. Killed in Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
Tommy Hitchcock USA POL 1924 †19 April 1944. At the outbreak of World War II he rejoined the Army Air Corps and served as assistant air attache to the embassy in London. He was killed in an army airplane crash in England.
Gunnar Höckert FIN ATH 1936 †11 February 1940. Fought in the Winter War as a volunteer, and was killed on the Karelian Isthmus the day before his 30th birthday.
Hans Hoffmann GER CTR 1936 †27 April 1945. Died between 1940 and 1945.
Christian Holzenberg GER CMA 1936 Holzenberg was killed-in-action in 1942 on the Eastern front during World War II in Kurzewo (RUS).
Thomas Homewood GBR TOW 1908 †1 February 1945. Killed in a V2 rocket attack on London.
Xaver Hörmann GER CMA 1936 †23 February 1943. Killed in action during World War II.
Gösta Horn SWE DIV 1928 †10 December 1943. Died in the crash of a military plane off the northern tip of Öland.
Václav Hošek TCH ATH 1936 †June 1943. Arrested by the Gestapo and shot while trying to escape.
Robert Huber GER ROW 1928—1932 †18 August 1942. Missing in action since 1 July 1942 in Russia.
George Hutson GBR ATH 1912 †14 September 1914. Killed in action only five weeks after the outbreak of World War I.
Olli Huttunen FIN MSP 1936 †19 February 1940. Killed in action near Impilakhti on the Karelian Isthmus during the Winter War.
Jadwiga Hładki POL ART 1932 †1944. Killed during the Warsaw Uprising.
Arvīds Immermanis LAT CYC 1936 †July 1947. Died in a Soviet prison camp.
Milutin Ivković YUG FTB 1928 †25 May 1943. Shot to death in Jajinci Concentration Camp.
Mozes Jacobs NED GYM 1928 †9 July 1943. Killed in Sobibór concentration camp.
Adolf Jäger GER FTB 1912 †21 November 1944. Died in a bombing raid.
Kalle Jalkanen FIN CCS 1936 †5 September 1941. Killed when he stepped on a mine while on an intelligence gathering mission in Lempaala, Ingeria.
Edmund Jankowski POL ROW 1928 †1 November 1939. Arrested by the Gestapo and shot near Fordon (now this is the district of Bydgoszcz).
Akilles Järvinen FIN ATH 1928—1936 †7 March 1943. Died when his military aircraft crashed during a test flight.
Kalle Järvinen FIN ATH 1928—1932 †25 August 1941. Killed in by a fellow solider in a drunken brawl during the Winter War.
Józef Jaworski POL ATH 1924—1928 †1 September 1939. Second lieutenant in the artillery, he was killed in action on the last day of the Battle of Oksywie, near Gdynia, while manning coastal defenses during the German invasion of Poland.
Albert Jenicot FRA FTB 1908 †22 February 1916. An under-lieutenant with the 165th Regiment D Infantry, he was killed in action in World War I.
Walther Jesinghaus GER GYM 1912 †1918. Killed in action during World War I.
Jerzy Jełowicki POL ART 1936 He was killed in action at the Battle of Warszawa in 1939.
Birger Johansson FIN CAN 1936 †3 January 1940. Killed in action at the Battle of Summa.
Ernst, Jonkheer de Jonge NED ROW 1936 †3 September 1944. Killed in Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp.
Jānis Jordāns LAT ATH 1928 †25 February 1944. Died in a Soviet prison camp.
Emil Juracka AUT HAN 1936 †21 February 1944. Killed in action during World War II.
Enrique Jurado PHI WRE 1936 Jurado was sent to Mindoro in October 1944 to try to consolidate the guerrillas there, but was tragically killed by a rival guerrilla faction.
Harald Kaarman EST FTB 1924 †19 August 1942. Executed in a Soviet prison camp.
Endre Kabos HUN FEN 1932—1936 †4 November 1944. Kabos, a Jew, was arrested by Hungary's home-grown Nazis, the Arrow Cross, and sent to a forced labor camp. With the aid of a compassionate guard, he escaped and joined the Hungarian underground. There are various accounts of his death.
Josef Kahl TCH SKJ 1936 †23 February 1942. Killed in action during World War II.
Eddy Kahn NED EVE 1936 †19 August 1944. Worked as an officer with the American invasion forces in Normandy when he was killed in action in France.
Kalle Kainuvaara FIN DIV/MOP 1912—1920 †21 October 1943. Wounded and later died in a war hospital.
Ahmed Kandil EGY SWI 1948 †May 1950. Killed in a military action.
Roman Kantor POL FEN 1936 †1943. Killed in Maidanek concentration camp.
Ted Kara USA BOX 1936 †14 February 1944. Lost at sea 14 February 1944, but official death date given as 14 February 1946 after he was not found.
Władysław Karaś POL SHO 1936 †28 May 1942. A soldier in the Polish Resistance Army (Armia Krajowa), he was arrested by the Germans on 23 April 1932 and was executed in Magdalenka near Warsaw, along with 223 officers.
Martin Karl GER ROW 1936 †1 March 1942. Killed in action during World War II near Mikhaylova in the Soviet Union.
Joachim Karsch GER ART 1932 †11 February 1945. Committed suicide after Russian occupation of Germany, rather than allowing himself to be deported to a Russian POW camp.
Karl Kaschka AUT FEN 1936 †4 December 1941. Killed in action in World War II near Tobruk.
Elias Katz FIN ATH 1924 †26 December 1947. Died in Palestine in 1947.
Tatsugo Kawaishi JPN SWI 1932 †17 March 1945. Killed in action during the Battle of Iwo Jima.
Zdzisław Kawecki POL EVE 1936 †April 1940. A prisoner in the Soviet camp for Polish officers in Kozielsk, he was murdered in Katyń.
Ernest Keeley RSA SHO 1912 †23 July 1918. A 2nd lieutenant with the 4th Regiment, South African Infantry Unit, he was killed in action in World War I and is buried in the Ploegsteert Memorial.
Frederick Kelly GBR ROW 1908 †13 November 1916. Killed in action during World War I.
Paul Kenna GBR EQU/EVE 1912 †30 August 1915. Killed in action at the Battle of Gallipoli.
Robert Keres EST BAS 1936 †26 October 1946. Died from wounds sustained during World War II.
Reinhold Kesküll EST ATH 1924 †1942. Died in a Soviet prison camp, but exact details not known.
Lauri Kettunen FIN FEN/MOP 1928—1936 †15 August 1941. Killed in action near Kiestinki during the Continuation War.
Ferdinand Kiefler AUT HAN 1936 †13 January 1945. Killed in action during World War II.
Alfred Kienzle GER WAP 1936 †4 September 1940. Killed in action during World War II.
Jaan Kikkas EST WLT 1924 †9 March 1944. Killed in Tallinn during a bombing raid by the Soviets.
Desmond Kingsford GBR ROW 1936 †10 August 1944. Killed in action in Normandy.
Alister Kirby GBR ROW 1912 †29 March 1917. Served as a captain in the Rifle Brigade and died from illness in 1917.
Michael Kirchmann GER MSP 1936 †15 November 1942. Killed in action during the Siege of Leningrad.
Frederick Kitching GBR ATH 1908 †1914. Killed in action in World War I.
Aaro Kiviperä FIN MOP 1936 †11 July 1944. Killed in combat at Vuosalmi.
Kārlis Kļava LAT SHO 1936 †1941. Died in a Soviet prison camp, but exact details not known.
Josef Klein TCH ATH 1936 †1941. Member of the Czech resistance. Died shortly after release from prison - possibly from effects of torture.
Józef Klukowski POL ART 1932—1936 †29 April 1944. Killed in Sachsenhausen concentration camp.
Arthur Knautz GER HAN 1936 †4 May 1943. Reported missing in action on 4 May 1943, west of Byelgorod, URS.
Dmitry Knyazhevich RUS FEN 1912 †1918 Killed during the Russian Revolution
František Kobzík TCH ROW 1936 †7 May 1944. Committed suicide to avoid capture during World War II.
Erland Koch GER SHO 1912 †29 April 1945. Killed in action during the last days of World War II, one day before Adolf Hitler's suicide.
Karl Koch GER CYC 1928 †28 June 1944. Died in World War II (between 1939-1945).
Adolf Kofler AUT CYC 1912 †13 April 1915. Killed in action during World War I.
Yasuhiko Kojima JPN SWI 1936 †12 June 1945. Killed in action at Okinawa.
August Kop NED HOK 1928 †30 April 1945. Died while constructing the Pekanburu railroad on Sumatra.
Dora Köring GER TEN 1912 †13 February 1945. Died in the infamous bombing of Dresden.
Elmar Korko EST ROW 1936 †10 July 1941. Executed by Soviet soldiers when the front reached Tartu.
Kurt Körner GER SKJ 1936 He was killed-in-action during World War II, and was declared dead in 1945.
Heinz Körvers GER HAN 1936 †29 December 1942. Listed as missing in action near Stalingrad.
Lauri Koskela FIN WRE 1932—1936 †3 August 1944. Killed in action at Battle of Äyräpää-Vuosalmi in Continuation War between Finland and Soviet Union.
Karl Kotratschek AUT ATH 1936 †4 July 1941. Killed in action during World War II.
Aleksander Kowalski POL ICH 1928—1932 †3 April 1940. A prisoner in the Soviet camp for Polish officers in Kozielsk. He was murdered in Katyń.
Marian Kozłowski POL CMA 1936 †1943. Died during bombardment, with precise date and place unknown.
Roman Kramsztyk POL ART 1928 Kramsztyk was Jewish and was murdered in 1942 in the midst of his pictures by the German SS in the Warsaw ghetto as a demonstration of their strength.
Paul Krauß GER SKJ 1936 †20 February 1942. Killed in action during World War II near Borvik in the Soviet Union.
Hans-Helmuth Krause GER ATH 1928 †26 February 1944. Killed in action during World War II as a batallion leader.
Georg Krogmann GER FTB 1912 Krogmann was killed in action in 1915 in Poland during World War I.
Leonhard Kukk EST WLT 1928 †1944. A civilian who was killed by Soviet troops.
Ernst Künz AUT FTB 1936 †21 August 1944. Killed in action during World War II.
Willi Kürten GER ATH 1936 †18 July 1944. Killed in action during World War II.
Stanisław Kuryłłowicz POL ROW 1936 †2 February 1945. Killed in action in Poznań.
Albert Kusnets EST WRE 1924—1928 †1942. Starved to death in a Soviet prison camp.
Janusz Kusociński POL ATH 1932 †21 June 1940. Volunteered for the Polish army and was wounded twice. During German occupation he was secretly a member of the Polish resistance. Arrested by the Gestapo on 26 March 1940 during the AB-Aktion, he was imprisoned in Mokotów prison, and was executed three months later in Palmiry, near Warsaw.
Aksel Kuuse EST ATH 1936 †27 April 1942. Starved to death in a Soviet prison camp.
Nikolay Kynin RUS FTB 1912 †1916. Killed during World War I.
Harvey Lacelle CAN BOX 1936 †28 June 1942. Killed during a bombing raid over Berlin.
Hans Lahr TCH NCO/SKJ 1936 †24 February 1942. Killed in action during World War II.
Ivan Laing GBR HOK 1908 †30 November 1917. With the 2nd Battalion, Coldstream Guards, he was killed in action in France during World War I, and is buried in Metz-en-Couture Communal Cemetery, British Extension.
Frits Lamp NED ATH 1924 †27 May 1945. Died while constructing the Pekanburu railroad on Sumatra.
John Lander GBR ROW 1928 †25 December 1941. Killed in the Battle of Hong Kong on Christmas Day 1941, Lander was the only British Olympic gold medallist killed during World War II.
Fritz Landertinger AUT CMA 1936 †18 January 1943. Died during the Siege of Leningrad.
Johann Langmayr AUT ATH 1936 †1943. Went missing in action in 1943 near Stalingrad.
Octave Lapize FRA CTR 1908 †14 July 1917. Killed when his plane was shot down near Verdun.
Martti Lappalainen FIN CCS 1928—1932 †6 October 1941. Killed in action in the Continuation War on the banks of Svir River.
Béla Las-Torres HUN SWI 1908—1912 †13 October 1915. Killed in action in Italy during World War I.
Karl Leban AUT MOP/SSK 1936 †28 July 1941. Killed in action in World War II in the Ukraine.
Henry Leeke GBR ATH 1908 †29 May 1915. Killed in action on the eve of his battalion's departure for Gallipoli.
Emmanuel Legaspi PHI BOX 1988 †7 May 2006. Killed in action during the Iraq War.
Erich Lehmann GER ATH 1912 †9 July 1918. Listed as missing in action in World War I.
Julien Lehouck BEL ATH 1920 †25 February 1944. Member of the Belgian resistance, arrested and hung in Concentration Camp Breendonk.
Wilhelm Leichum GER ATH 1936 †19 July 1941. Killed near Gorki during fight on the Eastern Front in World War II. Posthumously, he was moved up in rank to Lieutenant to assist his family with his pension.
Albert Leidmann GER BOX 1928 †1 February 1945. Missing in action in World War II.
Ludwig Leinberger GER FTB 1928 †3 March 1943. Died in a military hospital in 1943 after surgery for appendicitis.
Hermann Lemp GER MOP 1936 †9 November 1943. Listed as missing in action near Witebsk, now in Belarus.
Feliks Leparsky RUS FEN 1912 †10 January 1917. Killed in action in World War I.
Bertrand, Count de Lesseps FRA FEN 1908 †28 August 1918. Killed in action during World War I.
Ismaël de Lesseps FRA FEN 1908 †30 September 1915. Killed in action during World War I.
Herbert Leupold GER CCS/MSP 1936 †22 December 1942. Died from his war wounds in a military hospital near Navaginskaya in the Soviet Union.
Dave Lindsay NZL SWI 1928 †12 December 1943. Killed in the battle for Orsogna in southern Italy. He and seven other members of his platoon were victims of a shell from an Allied 25-pounder that fired short.
Rudolf Lippert GER EVE 1928—1936 †1 April 1945. Won multiple honors in World War II including the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 9 June 1944 before his death at Bielefeld.
Emil Lohbeck GER BAS 1936 Killed-in-action during World War II 1944 in Berlin.
Eugeniusz Lokajski POL ATH 1936 †25 September 1944. Killed in action during the Warsaw Uprising by an artillery barrage. Buried in Powązki Cemetery with other Polish Sportsmen who died in World War II.
Luz Long GER ATH 1936 †14 July 1943. Wounded in action during the Allied invasion of Sicily, and died from the wounds.
Ivan Lönnberg SWE ATH 1912 †26 April 1918. Shot down and killed whilst serving as a pilot in the French forces during World War 1
Leszek Lubicz-Nycz POL FEN 1932 †22 September 1939. He was killed in action in Buraków near Warsaw during the September Campaign.
Paul Lüders GER BPO 1908 †26 February 1916. Killed in action in World War I in Spincourt.
Jaakko Luoma FIN ATH 1924 †12 March 1940. Killed in action near Uomaalla (Impilahti) on the Karelian Isthmus.
Eduard von Lütcken GER EVE 1912 †15 September 1914. Killed in action during World War I.
Georges Lutz FRA CTR 1908 †31 January 1915. Killed in action in World War I.
Willy Lützow GER SWI 1912 †1915. Killed in action during World War I.
William Lyshon USA WRE 1912 †13 October 1918. Killed in the final days of World War I.
Jeffrey MacDougall GBR MOP 1932—1936 †December 1942. Killed in action during World War II.
Henry Macintosh GBR ATH 1912 †26 July 1918. Died from wounds sustained in the Second Battle of the Somme.
Duncan Mackinnon GBR ROW 1908 †9 October 1917. Killed in action at Ypres in the Battle of Passchendaele.
Gilchrist Maclagan GBR ROW 1908 †25 April 1915. Killed in action in Pilckem Ridge, at the Second Battle of Ypres.
Gustav Mader AUT BOB 1928 †18 April 1945. Killed in action in World II near Rijeka.
Eugène Maës (DNS) FRA FTB 1912 †30 March 1945. Killed in Dora-Mittelbau concentration camp (GER).
Hans Maier GER ROW 1928—1936 †6 March 1943. Killed in action at the North African Front near Mareth, Tunisia.
Jarl Malmgren FIN FTB 1936 †5 June 1942. Killed in action near Pogost, on the Karelian Isthmus.
Hendrik Mangelaar Meertens (DNS) NED HOK 1928 †18 September 1944 Died whilst a prisoner on a Japanese transport ship when it was attacked and sunk by a British submarine.
Antonios Mangos GRE ATH 1928 Died during the Greco-Italian War.
Clayton Mansfield USA MOP 1932 †9 January 1945. Commanding officer of the 92nd Recon group, he was killed in action in the European Theatre of Operations (ETO).
Edward Manteuffel POL ART 1932 In 1939 Manteuffel was captured and imprisoned by the Soviets, and was mysteriously murdered by the NKVD in April or May 1940 in Krákow, the exact date of death is not known.
Charles Marion FRA EDR 1928—1932 †16 November 1944. Kidnapped and killed by guerillas.
François Marits NED SHO 1924 †2 April 1945. Died in a prisoner-of-war camp in Germany.
Hans Marr GER SKJ 1936 †20 March 1942. Killed in action during World War II, near Minsk, Belarus, with the rank of Unteroffizier.
Nemesio Martínez ESP EQU 1924 †1936. Killed in action during the Spanish Civil War.
Martti Marttelin FIN ATH 1928 †1 March 1940. Killed in action at the Battle of Taipale near what is now the Burnaya River.
Jean de Mas Latrie FRA FEN/MOP 1908—1912 †5 September 1914. Killed in action in World War I.
Antoni Maszewski POL ATH 1936 †5 August 1944. An officer in the Polish Armed Forces (so-called Anders Army) who fought in the Italian Campaign. Killed in action when the Allies fought at the Battle of Ancona.
Akira Matsunaga JPN FTB 1936 †1942. Killed in action at Guadalcanal.
Leopold Mayer AUT SWI 1906 †21 September 1914. Killed in action during World War I.
Ludwig Mayer GER MSP 1928 He is missed-in-action in World War II since New Year 1945.
Aleksander Małecki POL FEN 1928 †September 1939. Fought in the September Campaign, and was probably killed during an attempt to escape to Hungary after 17 September 1939.
D'Arcy McCrea IRL TEN 1924 †22 December 1940. Killed during the Great Manchester Blitz when a parachute mine hit his home, while he and his wife were hosting a party, killing them and their children.
Alphonse Meignant FRA ROW 1912 †4 November 1914. Killed at First Battle of Ypres during World War 1.
Johan Meimer EST ATH 1928 †10 December 1944. A prisoner-of-war, who was killed by Soviet soldiers, while trying to escape as he was being transported to a new prison. As a prisoner of war, he was a member of squad that made restoring works in Pärnumaa.
Visvaldis Melderis LAT BAS 1936 †14 July 1944. Killed in action in World War II.
Elias Melkman NED GYM 1928 †3 January 1942. Killed in Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
Willi Menne GER ROW 1936 †27 March 1945. Killed in action during World War II somewhere in Slovakia.
Toni Merkens GER CTR 1936 †20 June 1944. Wounded on 19 August 1943 in World War II fighting the Russians on the Eastern Front, when struck between the heart and lungs by a shell splinter, later dying in a hospital in Wildbad im Schwarzwald.
Robert Merz AUT FTB 1912 †30 August 1914. Killed in action during World War I.
Fritz Messner GER HOK 1936 †7 November 1945. Killed in action during World War II.
Georg Mickler GER ATH 1912 †14 June 1915. Killed in action during World War I somewhere in Poland.
Konrad Miersch GER MOP 1932 †2 March 1942. Killed in action at the Eastern Front with the rank of SS Major.
Jovan Mikić YUG ATH 1936 †10 November 1944 (or 11 October 1944). Killed during World War II.
Felice Milano (DNS) ITA FTB 1912 †11 November 1915. Killed at the Fourth Battle of the Isonzo during World War I.
Lion van Minden NED FEN 1908 †6 September 1944. Killed in Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
Josef Miner GER BOX 1936 †1944. Killed in action during World War II.
Tsutomu Mitsudome JPN ROW 1936 †June 1945 during the Battle of Okinawa as Captain of the 1st Machine Gun Squadron
Aleksander Mitt EST SSK 1928—1936 †18 April 1942. Executed in a Soviet prison camp.
Nicolaas Moerloos BEL GYM/WLT 1920—1924 †5 September 1944. Killed as a member of the Belgian resistance during an encounter with German forces, shortly before liberation.
Abraham Mok NED GYM 1908 †29 February 1944. Killed in Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
Percy Molson CAN ATH 1904 †5 July 1917. Killed in action when hit by mortar fire while attempting to rescue a fallen friend on the outskirts of Avignon, France.
Ernst Moltzer NED SAI 1936 †15 November 1941. Killed while flying back to England.
Jacob van Moppes NED WRE 1908 †26 March 1943. Killed in Sobibór concentration camp.
Alfred Motté FRA ATH 1908—1912 †31 October 1918. Killed in action in World War I.
István Mudin HUN ATH 1906—1912 †22 July 1918. Killed in action during World War I.
Juan Muguerza ESP ATH 1920 †5 May 1937. Died in a bombing accident.
Eugen Mühlberger GER WLT 1928 †1 August 1944. Missing in action in Russia.
Michael Murach GER BOX 1936 †1 August 1941. Died during the Siege of Leningrad.
Jack Murdoch CAN ROW 1928 †10 October 1944. Killed in action during World War II.
Camillo Mussi ITA ICH 1936 Killed in action in air battle over Egypt
Henrik Nádler (DNS) HUN FTB 1924 †May 1944. Died in work camp during World War II.
Saburo Nagao JPN ATH 1932—1936 Died in World War II in PNG.
Eiichi Nakamura JPN HOK 1932 †27 May 1945. Killed during air raid in World War II.
Edward Nash GBR EQU/EVE 1912 †21 February 1915. Killed in action during World War I.
Helmuth Naudé GER MOP 1932 †3 February 1943. Killed in action at the Eastern Front with the rank of Oberst.
Bruno Neumann GER EVE 1928 Neumann went missing in action in Russia in December 1943 and was declared dead in 1944.
Georges de la Nézière FRA ATH 1896 †9 October 1914. Killed in action during World War I.
Grigory Nikitin RUS FTB 1912 †1917. Killed during World War I.
Takeichi, Baron Nishi JPN EQU/EVE 1932—1936 †22 March 1945. Possibly committed suicide during the Battle of Iwo Jima.
Jules Noël FRA ATH 1928—1936 †19 May 1940. Refused post as headmaster at Joinville School to enlist in the military and was killed by enemy fire in May 1940.
Józef Noji POL ATH 1936 †15 February 1943. Killed in Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
Lea Nordheim NED GYM 1928 †2 July 1943. Killed in Sobibór concentration camp.
Mauri Noroma FIN GYM 1928—1936 †23 December 1939. Killed in action on the Karelian Isthmus during the Soviet-Finnish Winter War.
Amador Obordo PHI BAS 1936 Killed during World War II.
Masayoshi Ochiai JPN ATH 1932 Died in World War II (per Volker Kluge), date and place not known.
Sueo Oe JPN ATH 1936 †24 December 1941. Killed in action during World War II.
Simon Okker NED FEN 1906—1908 †6 March 1944. Killed in Auschwitz Birkenau concentration camp.
Charles Oldaker GBR GYM 1908 †26 September 1915 Killed in action during World War I.at the Battle of Loos.
Kurt Oleska GER BAS 1936 Missed in action since Januar 9, 1945 in Russia.
Abraham d'Oliveira NED GYM 1908 †26 March 1943. Killed in Sobibór concentration camp.
Harcourt Ommundsen GBR SHO 1908—1912 †19 September 1915. A Lieutenant in the Honourable Artillery Company when he was killed at the Battle of Ieper in World War I.
Boughera El Ouafi FRA ATH 1924—1928 †18 October 1959. Killed by members of the Algerian Liberation Movement.
Heinrich Paal EST FTB 1924 †18 December 1941. Executed in a Soviet prison camp.
Charley Paddock USA ATH 1920—1928 †21 July 1943. Died in a plane crash near Sitka, Alaska.
Tjeerd Pasma NED ATH/MOP 1928 Died when a V1 flying bomb prematurely exploded
Alan Patterson GBR ATH 1908—1912 †14 March 1916. Commissioned into the Royal Field Artillery, he was killed in action only two days after his 30th birthday.
František Pecháček TCH GYM 1920 †3 February 1944. Killed in Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp.
Árpád Pédery HUN GYM 1912 †21 October 1914. Killed in action during World War I.
Fritz Pellkofer GER CCS 1928 †23 January 1943. During World War II, he was declared missing in action in Russia.
Emil Perška YUG FTB 1920—1928 †May 1945. Executed during World War II.
Jacques Person GER ATH 1912 †15 July 1915. From Alsace, killed in action in Flanders as a member of the "7. Thüringische Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 96".
Attila Petschauer HUN FEN 1928—1932 †20 January 1943. Killed in Dawidowka concentration camp.
Arvo Peussa FIN ATH 1924 †19 July 1941. Killed in action near Salmi on the Karelian Isthmus, during the Continuation War.
William Philo GBR BOX 1908 †7 July 1916. Killed in World War I during the battle of the Somme in France.
Étienne Piquiral FRA RUG 1924 †13 March 1945. Died of illness in a POW camp during World War II.
Ernst Pistulla GER BOX 1928 †14 Sep 1944. Missing in action since 14 September 1944 in Russia.
Hermann Plaskuda GER FEN 1912 †21 March 1918. Killed in action in World War I. His grave is in the war cemetary in St. Quentin, France.
Werner Plath GER SWI 1936 †1945. Was executed by the SS in 1945. No further details known.
Wanda Pleszczyńska POL ART 1928 Shot by the Germans in 1943 after having been arrested as member of the Polish resistance movement.
Otto Pohla EST WRE 1928 †July 1941. Drowned when German submarines drowned the prison ship on which he was travelling.
Ans Polak NED GYM 1928 †23 July 1943. Killed in Sobibór concentration camp.
Léon Ponscarme FRA CTR 1900 †24 November 1916. Killed in action in World War I in Verdun.
Janez Porenta YUG GYM 1924—1928 †June 1942. Member of the Yugoslav resistance. Executed by Italian forces.
Chris Porter (DNS) GBR FTB 1908 †4 June 1915. Killed in action at Gallipoli serving with the Manchester Regiment.
Marcel Pourchier FRA MSP 1928 †1 September 1944. Died in the Natzweiler-Struthof concentration camp.
Bobby Powell CAN TEN 1908 Lieutenant in the 48th Canadian Infantry Battalion during World War I. Killed in action while fighting in France. Date and place unknown.
Kenneth Powell GBR ATH/TEN 1908—1912 †18 February 1915. Killed in action while serving as a private in the HAC.
Siegfried Powolny AUT HAN 1936 †19 July 1944. Killed in action during World War II.
Friedrich Karl, Prince von Preußen GER EQU 1912 †6 April 1917. During a flight on 21 March 1917 he was forced to land with a bullet in his engine and a slight wound to his foot. He landed his Albatros aircraft in no-man's land, but while running towards his own lines he was severely wounded in the back by Australian troops. He was taken into Australian war captivity where he died from his injuries on 6 April 1917 at Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray.
Reggie Pridmore GBR HOK 1908 †13 March 1918. Served as a major in the Royal Horse & Field Artillery, winning a Military Cross on the Somme before being killed in action in Italy.
John Prosser (DNS) GBR FTB 1908 †27 May 1917. Killed in action on the Western Front during the Battle of Arras.
Manuel Puig CUB ROW 1948 †20 April 1961. Executed by the Cuban government for his part in helping the US led Bay of Pigs landings.
Siegfried Purner AUT HAN 1936 †3 February 1944. Killed in action during World War II.
Joseph Racine FRA CYC 1912 †28 October 1914. With the 113th Regiment Infantry, he was killed in action in World War I.
Thomas Raddall GBR SHO 1908 †9 August 1918. With the 8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry, Manitoba Regiment, he was killed in action in France in World War I and is buried in the Manitoba Cemetery in Caix.
Maurice Raoul-Duval FRA POL 1900 †5 May 1916. Killed in action during World War I.
Richard Rau GER ATH 1912 †17 November 1945. SS-Hauptsturmführer who used the pseudonum of Richard Einsporn in World War I. Died in the Wjasma (URS) POW camp. First was held in an American POW camp, but fled and was arrested by the Soviets, who shot him when he again tried to flee. He was then transported to Wjasma where he died.
Gino Ravenna ITA GYM 1908 Killed in Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, date unknown.
Stasys Razma LTU FTB 1924 †1941. Killed in action during World War II.
Josef Rehm GER MSP 1928 He is missed-in-action in World War II since July 1944.
Walter von Reichenau GER IOC 1938—1942 †1942. One of the highest ranked German soldiers in World War II, After sustaining a heart attack while jogging through the Russian woods, he died from a plane crash when being transported back to Germany.
Willi Reinfrank GER WLT 1928 †1 January 1943. Listed as missing in action at the Battle of Stalingrad.
Toivo Reingoldt FIN SWI 1932 †28 September 1941. Killed in action after an air crash in Eastern Karelia.
Olli Remes FIN MSP 1936 †31 December 1942. Killed in action near Vanozero on the Karelian Isthmus during the Continuation War.
Peter Reynolds USA LAX 1928—1932 Died on a ship transporting prisoners of war from the Philippines to Japan
Josef Rieder GER CYC 1912 †13 July 1916. Killed in action during World War I.
Wilhelm Rietschel GER ART 1936 †18 December 1941. Killed in action in Ropscha, Russia during World War I.
Frederick Riley GBR FTB 1936 †7 December 1942. Killed when his plane was shot down over France.
Josef Ritz AUT FEN 1936 †31 July 1943. Killed in action in World War II near Kharkiv.
John Robinson GBR HOK 1908 †23 August 1916. Commissioned into the North Staffordshire Regiment, he was soon promoted to captain but died from injuries received in the Mesopotamian campaign.
Paddy Roche GBR ATH 1908 †7 June 1917. A lieutenant in the Royal Engineers, he won an MC in World War I and was later killed in action.
Boris Roolaid EST SWI 1936 †1943. Died in a Soviet prison camp, but exact details not known.
Egon Roolaid EST SWI 1936 †1942. Died in a Soviet prison camp, but exact details not known.
Evžen Rošický TCH ATH 1936 †25 June 1942. He and his father Jaroslav Rošický were part of the anti-Nazi resistance group Captain Nemo during World War II. They were arrested on 18 June 1942, and one week later, were both executed in Prague, on 25 June 1942.
Claude Ross ANZ ATH 1912 †19 August 1917. Killed in action in France.
Albert Rowland ANZ ATH 1908 †23 July 1918. Killed in action during the Second Battle of The Marne.
Marius Royet (DNS) FRA FTB 1908 †1915. Killed during World War I.
Piet Ruimers NED ATH 1908 †6 April 1945. Executed by German soldiers on the beach of the Isle of Texel.
Alfrēds Ruks LAT
RUS
ATH 1912—1924 †30 November 1941. Executed in a Soviet prison camp.
Heinrich Sack GER CAN 1936 †13 September 1941. Buried in a military cemetary in Kyiv.
Richard Sahla GER EQU 1928 †1942. Killed in action in World War II.
Takahiro Saito JPN SWI 1924 Died in World War II, from pneumonia in Manila (PHI).
Maurice Salomez FRA ATH 1900 †7 August 1916. Killed in action in World War I.
Paolo Salvi ITA GYM 1912—1920 Killed in Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp, date unknown.
Heinz Sames GER SSK 1936 Went missing in action in Volgograd during World War II.
Ronald Sanderson GBR ROW 1908 †17 April 1918. Killed in action near Ypres.
Ludwig Sauerhöfer GER WRE 1912 Sauerhöfer was killed in action during World War I (1914-18)
Felix Scheder-Bieschin GER SAI 1936 †2 September 1940. Died on a ship which was hit by a torpedo.
Hans Scheele GER ATH 1936 †23 July 1941. Killed in action during World War II at the Eastern Front.
Adolf Scheffknecht AUT GYM 1936 †11 September 1941. Killed in action in World War II. His grave is on the war cemetery in Petschenga, Russia.
Günther von Scheven GER ART 1936 †21 March 1942. Killed in action during World War II.
Heinz Schlauch GER SWI 1936 †21 February 1945. Killed in action during World War II.
Helmut Schlöske GER ATH 1928 In the last months of World War II Helmut Schlöske was killed in action near Potsdam in October 1944, and was buried on the war cemetery in Berlin-Charlottenburg.
Alfred Schmalzer AUT HAN 1936 †21 January 1944. Killed in action during World War II.
Eugen Schnalek AUT CYC 1936 †1944/1945. Killed during World War II, exact date unknown.
Heinrich Schneidereit GER TOW/WLT 1906 †30 September 1915. Killed in action as an artillery officer in France during World War I.
Richard Schoemaker NED FEN 1908 †3 May 1942. Killed in Sachsenhausen concentration camp.
Hans Schönrath GER BOX 1928 †10 February 1945. Drowned when hospital ship "SS General von Steuben" sunk by a Soviet submarine.
Koos Schouwenaar NED ROW 1928 †22 June 1941. Killed while flying back to England.
Jakob Schüller GER ATH 1928 †22 January 1944. Killed in action during World War II.
Franz Schüßler AUT ICH 1936 †August 1942 in a Russian prisoner-of-war camp in Yushnevo in the Tver Oblast.
Arthur Tell Schwab SUI ATH 1924—1936 †27 February 1945. Died in an air raid bombing.
Ludwig Schweickert GER WRE 1936 †11 July 1943. Killed in action defending the town of Orjol from recapture by the Soviet Army.
Karl Schwitalle GER WLT 1936 †7 February 1945. Killed in action in World War II.
Jos Seckel NED ART 1928—1932 Seckel died with his wife and son during the Bezuidenhout bombardment in World War II.
Werner Seelenbinder GER WRE 1936 †24 October 1944. Killed by beheading in Brandenburg Prison after years in concentration camps for leading resistance movements against the Nazis.
Katsumi Shibata JPN HOK 1932 Died in World War II (per Volker Kluge), date and place not known.
Erich Siebert GER WRE 1936 †1947. Died during captivity post-World War II.
Evald Sikk EST WRE 1936 †8 August 1945. Executed in a Soviet prison camp.
Farid Simaika EGY DIV 1928 †11 September 1943. Became a US Citizen in March 1942, and fought in the U.S. Air Force as an intelligence officer. His plane exploded and crashed over Indonesia. Some stories tell he was captured and beheaded by the Japanese or headhunters. He was declared legally dead on 19 December 1945.
Harry Simmons GBR ATH 1928 †23 March 1944. Career Air Force officer, he was killed in a flying accident in World War II.
André Six FRA SWI 1900 †1 April 1915. Killed in action.
Pierre Six FRA FTB 1908 †7 July 1916. Killed in action during World War I.
Jonas Slier NED GYM 1908 †5 November 1942. Killed in Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
Michel Soalhat FRA ATH 1906 †25 September 1915. Killed in action in World War I.
Tadeusz Sokołowski POL EQU 1936 †6 February 1943. Murdered by the Gestapo in Minsk (Belarus).
Josip Šolc YUG FTB 1920 †24 September 1945. Ustaše member, executed by the Partisans.
Robert Somers-Smith GBR ROW 1908 †1 July 1916. Killed in action on the first day of the Battle of the Somme.
Eberhard Sorge GER GYM 1912 †6 August 1918. Killed in action during World War I.
Werner Spannagel GER BOX 1932 †23 December 1943. Sent to the Eastern Front, his death was reported on 23 December 1943.
Sonny Spencer GBR ATH 1924 †21 November 1943. Serving as an aircrew sergeant with the Royal Air Force in World War II, he was killed in action on an operational mission.
Leon Sperling POL FTB 1924 †December 1941. When the Germans occupied Lwów he landed up in the ghetto, and was shot by a drunk Gestapo officer between 15-20 December 1941.
Marian Spojda POL FTB 1924 †16 April 1940. Executed in Lwow.
Alfred Staats GER GYM 1912 †22 October 1915. Killed in action during World War I.
Tomasz Stankiewicz POL CTR 1924 †21 June 1940. Arrested by the Germans, tortured and shot in a mass execution in Palmiry, near Warsaw as part of Operation AB-Aktion.
Alfred Steinke GER ICH/Referee 1928—1936 † May 1945. Killed in action during World War II.
Hugo Strauß GER ROW 1936 †1 November 1941. Killed in action during World War II near Goldayeva in the Soviet Union.
Ludwig Stubbendorff GER EVE 1936 †17 August 1941. Stubbendorf and his Olympic horse, Nurmi, fought with the First Cavalry Brigade which invaded Poland as an independent unit under Third Army. Both Stubbendorf and Nurmi died during the invasion.
Jean, Marquis de Suarez d'Aulan FRA BOB 1924—1936 †8 October 1944. Pilot in World War II, died when his Dewoitine 520 was shot by a Messerschmidt.
Karl Sudrich AUT FEN 1936 †18 September 1944. Died in a war hospital in Hungary from injuries sustained in World War II.
Teodors Sukatnieks LAT ATH 1924 Died in a Soviet prison camp, but exact details not known.
Gustav Sule EST ATH 1936 †3 April 1942. Starved to death in a Soviet prison camp.
Bunta Suzuki JPN ATH 1936 †10 July 1939. Killed in action during World War II.
Fusashige Suzuki JPN ATH 1936 †3 June 1945. Died in the Philippines.
Hildegarde Švarce LAT FSK 1936 †4 December 1944. Died in the bombardment of Heilbronn.
Stanisław Świętochowski POL ATH 1924 †25 December 1940. Shot in Moscow on 11 November 1940 by the Soviets NKVD. He had earlier been a prisoner in Kozielsk.
Józef Szajba POL SAI 1936 †1945. He was murdered by the Nazis in prison in Potulice (near Bydgoszcz) 1945, but further details are not known.
Jenő Szántay HUN FEN 1908 †11 December 1914. Killed in action during World War I.
Józef Szawara POL ROW 1924 † 5 August 1944 Killed during the Warsaw Uprising in World War II
Géza Szegedy HUN ATH 1906—1908 †1918. Killed in action during World War I.
András Székely HUN SWI 1932 †January 1943. Killed in concentration camp.
Henryk Szlązak POL WRE 1936 †30 September 1944. Killed by an artillery shell during the Warsaw Uprising.
Kazimierz Szosland POL EQU/EVE 1924—1928 †20 April 1944. He fought in wars with Ukraine and Soviet Russia, and was killed in the forests of Grodziskiem Mazowiecki.
Ilja Szrajbman POL SWI 1936 †1943. Killed in the Warsaw Ghetto.
Georges Tainturier FRA FEN 1924—1932 †7 December 1944. Method the Nazis use to execute him was decapitation with an ax.
Teizo Takeuchi JPN FTB 1936 †12 April 1946. Died in a detention camp in Siberia.
Harald Tammer EST ATH/WLT 1920—1924 †6 June 1942. Died in a Soviet prison camp.
Mutsuo Taniguchi JPN ATH 1936 Died in World War II (per Volker Kluge), date and place not known.
Hans Tatzer AUT ICH 1928—1936 †23 August 1944. Killed in action during WW II in France
Geoffrey Taylor CAN ROW 1908—1912 †24 April 1915. Missing, presumed killed, during the Second Battle of Ypres.
Felix Tekusch (DNS) AUT FTB 1912 †21 May 1916. Killed in action during World War I.
Franz Tempel (DNS) NED FTB 1920 †25 July 1944. Resistance fighter, executed during World War II.
Otto Thiel GER FTB 1912 Died during World War I
Hugh Thomson CAN ATH 1936 †1942. Joined the Royal Air Force and was killed in an airplane crash in World War II.
John Thornton GBR ATH 1936 †18 August 1944. Commissioned into the Seaforth Highlanders, he served at El-Alamein and in the Sicilian Campaign, and was killed in the Normandy invasion.
Waldemar Tietgens GER ROW 1900 †28 July 1917. Killed in action during World War I.
Ezedin Tlish LBA TKW 2004—2008 †August 2011. Killed during the 2011 Libyan uprising.
Kay Todd, Jr. USA AFB 1932 †12 June 1944. Died on Normandie Beach went assaulting a German machine gun nest.
Dragutin Tomašević SRB ATH 1912 †1915. Killed in action during World War I in Serbia
Freddie Tomlins GBR FSK 1936 †20 June 1943. Killed as a RAF crew-member in fight against a German submarine in/over the British Channel.
Adalbert Toots EST WRE 1936 †1948. Died in a Soviet prison camp, but exact details not known.
Martti Topelius-Tolamo FIN ATH 1928—1936 †14 March 1940. Wounded in died five days later in war hospital.
Ángel Figueroa PUR BOX 1952 †20 May 1953. Killed in the "Punchbowl" during the Korean War.
Ernest Toussaint LUX BOX 1936 †14 November 1942. Shot in German Concentration camp Hinzert.
Kostas Tsiklitiras GRE ATH 1906—1912 †10 February 1913. Volunteered to fight in the Balkan Wars and fought at the Battle of Bizani, where he contracted meningitis and died at the age of 24.
Jack Turnbull USA HOK/LAX 1932—1936 †18 October 1944. His bomber was shot down over Belgium.
Masayoshi Uchida JPN DIV/SWI 1920 †1945. Killed in action during World War II.
Tokutaro Ukon JPN FTB 1936 †1944. Killed in action during World War II.
Martti Uosikkinen FIN GYM 1928—1936 †9 March 1940. Wounded at the Battle of Kollaa, part of the Soviet-Finnish Winter War, and died of his wounds in war hospital.
Ala Urban GER FTB 1936 †23 May 1943. Killed in action in World War II. Died from his wounds at the field hospital at Aleksino in Russia.
Stanisław Urban POL ROW 1928—1932 †April 1940. A prisoner in Kozielsk, he was shot and killed in the Katyń Massacre.
Eugen Uuemaa EST ATH 1924 †25 July 1941. Executed by the Soviets in Tallinn before the Germans invaded Estonia.
Aleksey Uversky RUS FTB 1912 †1942. Civilian casualty of the Leningrad Blockade during World War II.
Ladislav Vácha TCH GYM 1920—1928 †28 June 1943. Killed in action during World War II.
Antal Vágó HUN FTB 1912 †1944. Killed 1944 in concentration camp per Volker Kluge.
Hugo Väli EST FTB 1924 †1943. Died in a Soviet prison camp, but exact details not known.
Marcel Van Crombrugge BEL ROW 1900 †23 September 1940. Killed in action during World War II.
Martial Van Schelle BEL BOB/SWI 1920—1936 †15 March 1943. Executed in transit camp Breendonk.
Johannes van der Vegte NED ROW 1920 †15 March 1945. Died in a Japanese internment camp.
Nikolai Vekšin EST SAI 1928 †15 January 1951. Died in a Soviet prison camp.
Pierre Versteegh NED EDR 1928—1936 †3 May 1942. Killed in Sachsenhausen concentration camp.
Heino Veskila EST BAS 1936 †July 1941. Died in June or July 1941 as a prisoner-of-war.
Justin Vialaret FRA FTB 1908 †30 September 1916. Killed in action in World War I.
Charles Vigurs GBR GYM 1908—1912 †22 February 1917. With the 11th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, he was killed in action in France in World War I and is buried in the Maroc British Cemetery in Grenay.
Alex Villaplane FRA FTB 1928 †26 December 1944. Executed as a collaborator.
Lorenzo Vitria ESP BOX 1924 †18 June 1941. Killed in Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp.
Tola Vologe FRA HOK 1936 28 May 1944. Executed after being arrested by the Germans under the pretext of an escape attempt.
Fidel Wagner GER NCO 1936 †14 February 1945. Missing in action during World War II.
Sadao Wakizaka JPN HOK 1936 Died in World War II (per Volker Kluge), date and place not known.
Edmond Wallace FRA FEN 1900 †18 August 1915. Killed in action in World War I.
Hans van Walsem NED ROW 1936 †2 January 1943. Killed in Neuengamme concentration camp.
Konrad von Wangenheim GER EVE 1936 †28 January 1953. Died in a prisoner-of-war camp, possibly murdered.
Tapio Wartiovaara FIN SHO 1936 †20 February 1940. Wounded at Battle of Taipale and died the next day in Rauha Military Hospital.
Birger Wasenius FIN SSK 1936 †2 January 1940. Killed during the Winter War early in 1940 while fighting for the Finnish army on the islands of Lake Ladoga.
Sigurd Wathne NOR FTB 1920 †27 March 1942. 1st engineer on the Risøy, which was attacked by aircraft and sunk near Swansea, Wales. Wathne was found and taken to hospital in Swansea where he died.
Rudolf Watzl AUT WRE 1906 †15 August 1915. Died from illness during World War I.
Arthur Wear USA TEN 1904 †6 November 1918. As a result of refusing to obtain proper treatment for a probable perforated duodenal ulcer, he died, still commanding his battalion, during the Meuse-Argonne fighting.
Eddie Webster GBR ATH 1924 †22 August 1945. Killed in a military vehicle accident in Italy just after cessation of hostilities and one month before he was to be decommissioned.
Erwin Wegner GER ATH 1932—1936 †16 February 1945. Killed in action during World War II as a member of the SS near Saargemuend in Germany.
Rémi Weil FRA DIV/SWI 1920—1924 †20 November 1943. Died in Auschwitz concentration camp.
Ernst Weiß GER ART 1928 †15 June 1940. Committed suicide after the Germans occupied Paris, rather than allowing himself to be deported to a concentration camp.
Árpád Weisz (DNS) HUN FTB 1924 †31 October 1944. Killed in Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp.
Gerardus van der Wel NED ATH 1920 †31 May 1945. Killed in Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.
Walter Werginz AUT FTB 1936 †21 March 1944. Killed in action in the Ukraine.
Paul Wevers GER CMA 1936 †4 March 1941. Died near Braunschweig in World War II when his plane crashed into the ground.
Miguel White PHI ATH 1936 †30 August 1942. Killed in action in the Philippines.
Israel Wijnschenk NED GYM 1928 †31 January 1943. Killed in Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
Arthur Wilde GBR SHO 1908 †21 January 1916. With the 1st/6th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment, he was killed in action in World War I and is buried in the Arras Memorial.
Tony Wilding ANZ
NZL
TEN 1908—1912 †9 May 1915. Joined the British army and was leading an armoured car unit when he was killed at Aubers Ridge during the Battle of Neuve-Chapelle.
Victor Willems BEL FEN 1908—1912 †1918. Killed in action during World War I.
Edward Williams GBR ROW 1908 †12 August 1915. With the 2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards, he was killed in action in France in World War I and is buried in the St. Venant Communal Cemetery.
Herbert Wilson GBR POL 1908 †11 April 1917. Was a captain with the Royal Horse Guards near Arras. Died in the preliminary skirmishes leading up to the Battle of Paschendaele in Ypres, Belgium.
Ernst Winter GER GYM 1936 †February 1943. Last sign of life was in Stalingrad in February 1943. It is assumed he died in a Russian POW Camp.
Jack, Lord Wodehouse GBR POL 1908—1920 †16 April 1941. Killed in an air raid.
Hans Woellke GER ATH 1936 †22 March 1943. Killed in action during World War II.
Heinz Wöllner GER ATH 1936 †13 September 1943. Killed in action during World War II at the Western Front.
Paul Wormser FRA FEN 1936 †17 August 1944. Executed by Germans in "Le massacre de Sainte-Radegonde".
Matthias Wörndle GER CCS 1936 †15 October 1942. Killed in action during World War II near Kansodarsk in the Soviet Union.
Roman Wörndle GER ASK 1936 †26 September 1944. Killed in action during World War II near Geilenkirchen in Germany.
Jan Wrzosek POL SHO 1936 †3 September 1939. Infantry commander in the Polish Army. Killed in action during the September Campaign in Złoty Potok (Śląskie).
Mikhail Yakovlev RUS FTB 1912 †1942. Civilian casualty of the Leningrad Blockade during World War II.
Teófilo Yldefonso PHI SWI 1928—1936 †19 June 1942. Killed in concentration camp Capas, following the Bataan Death March.
Richard Yorke GBR ATH 1908—1912 †22 December 1914. Killed in action in World War I while serving as a sergeant in the London Scottish.
Kiichi Yoshida JPN SWI 1936 Died in World War II in Mindanao (PHI).
Miguel Zabalza ESP FEN 1924 †23 September 1925. Killed in action during the Rif War with Morocco.
Janusz Zalewski POL SAI 1936 †August 1944. Member of the Polish resistance. Injured during the 1944 Warsaw Rising, he was murdered along with fellow hospital patients and medical staff during Nazi reprisals.
Kazimierz Zebrowski POL ICH 1928 There are suspicions, that he was taken out to the Sachsenhausen concentration camp where he died – details are not known.
Hans Zehetner AUT HAN 1936 †29 December 1942. Killed in action during World War II.
Heinrich Ziegler GER FEN 1912 Killed in action during World War I
Stanisław Ziffer POL ATH 1924 Probably killed in action in September Campaign but the details are not known.
Branko Ziherl YUG DIV 1936 †August 1942. Killed in Kočevski Rog.
Ron Zinn USA ATH 1960—1964 †6 July 1965. Although assumed deceased, technically still listed as MIA (missing in action) in Vietnam.
Mario Zorzi ITA SHO 1932—1936 †17 February 1944. Died at a bombing raid in Frascati near Rome.
Feliks Żuber POL ATH 1928 †21 June 1940. Arrested by the Germans, tortured and shot in a mass execution in Palmiry, near Warsaw as part of Operation AB-Aktion.
Béla Zulawszky HUN FEN 1908—1912 †24 October 1914. Killed in action during World War I.
Jerzy Łucki POL BOB 1928 †18 April 1939. Killed in action during the September Campaign in Kuty (now on Ukraine).