Olympians Who Were Killed or Missing in Action or Died as a Result of War (665)

Athlete Nation(s) Sport(s) Era Notes
Silvano Abbà ITA MPN 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 FBL 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 GAR 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 FBL 1912 †1916. Killed during World War I.
Gordon Alexander GBR FEN 1912 †24 April 1917. Killed in action in World War I.
Abdurahman Ali PHI SWM 1932 Killed in World War II.
Arno Almqvist RUS MPN/SWM 1912 †5 March 1940. Killed in action in Mikkeli from bombing during the Winter War.
Virgilius Altmann AUT CRD 1936 †17 October 1943. Killed in action in World War II in Byelorussia.
Erich Altosaar EST BKB 1936 †11 October 1941. Died in Soviet prison camp.
Max Amann GER WPO 1928 †24 December 1945. Missing in action.
Artur Amon EST BKB 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.
Géo André FRA ATH 1908—1928 †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 HOC 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 CRD 1924—1928 †1943. Shot at Ninth Fort, Kaunas, Lithuania, during World War II
Shigeo Arai JPN SWM 1936 †19 July 1944. Killed in action in World War II.
Álvaro de Arana ESP SAL 1928 †July 1937. Killed in action during the Spanish Civil War.
Kalle Arantola FIN MSP 1936 †12 February 1940. Killed in action in the Winter War in Kuhmo.
Hikoroku Arimoto JPN GAR 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.
Artola ESP FBL 1920 Died in 1937 during the Spanish Civil War.
Henry Ashington GBR ATH 1912 †31 January 1917. Killed in action, France.
Louis Bach FRA FBL 1900 †16 September 1914. Killed in action.
Jochen Balke GER SWM 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 Missing in action in 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 FBL 1912 Disappeared during a World War II reconnaissance flight.
József Barna HUN FBL 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 HBL 1936 †12 July 1941. Killed in action during World War II.
László Bartók HUN ROW 1924—1928 He died in the Holocaust in Buchenwald on 8 April 1945. The camp was liberated the next day.
Helmut Barysz POL SWM 1936 Declared missing in January 1945 and dead in 1952
Julije Bauer SRB
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 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 Missing in action since 1944 in World War II.
Béla Békessy HUN FEN 1912 †6 July 1916. Killed in action in World War I.
Bobby Bell CAN
SUI
Coach/IHO/Referee 1928 Executed in the Abbeville Massacre, 20 May 1940
Heinrich Bender GER ROW 1928—1932 Killed in action during World War II in the Gulf of Corinth.
Emil Benecke GER WPO 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 SWM/WPO 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 HBL 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 in World War II.
Herberts Bērtulsons LAT ALP 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 CRD 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 SWM 1936 †May 1940. 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 FBL 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 in 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 FBL 1912 †16 July 1916. Killed in action in World War I.
Werner Böttcher GER ATH 1936 †10 November 1944. Missing in action since that date.
Béchir Bouazzat FRA
TUN
MPN 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 EJP 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 in World War I.
Karl Braunsteiner AUT FBL 1912 †19 April 1916. Died as a prisoner of war.
Kurt Bretting GER SWM 1912 †30 May 1918. Killed in action during World War I.
Thierry de Briey BEL EJP 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 GAR 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 IHO 1928—1936 †April 1945. Died or was killed in a German prison camp during World War II
Heinrich Burkowitz GER ATH 1912 †31 May 1915. Died in a hospital during World War I.
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 FBL 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 GAR 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 World War I in Turkey and is buried in the Lancashire Landing Cemetery.
Giuseppe Castelli ITA ATH 1928—1932 †19 December 1942. Killed in action during World War II in Russia.
Simplicio de Castro PHI BOX 1936 Killed in World War II.
Joseph Caullé FRA ATH 1912 †1 October 1915. Killed in action in World War I.
Ugo Ceccarelli ITA MPN 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 in World War I.
Josef Charous CZE
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 FBL 1936 †28 January 1941. Killed in action in World War II.
Conrad Cherry GBR ROW 1936 †1 February 1943. Killed in action in World War II.
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 WLF 1928 †23 February 1945. Killed in Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp.
George Cooke NZL ROW 1932 †23 May 1941. Killed in action in World War II.
Manuel Corrales ESP SHO 1932 †October 1936. Killed in action during the Spanish Civil War.
André Corvington FRA
HAI
FEN 1900 †13 December 1918. Killed in action in World War I near Reims.
Percy Courtman GBR SWM 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 in World War II.
Harry Crank GBR DIV 1908 †22 October 1917. Killed in action in World War I near Ypres, Belgium.
Rudi Cranz GER ALP 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 BKB 1936 Killed during the Japanese occupation of the Philippines, 1942-1945.
Ferenc Csík HUN SWM 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.
George Cullen GBR GAR 1908 †26 March 1918
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 ALP/CCS/MSP/NCB/SJP 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 Imprisoned by the Nazis because of his “anti-German attitude” in 1939 and died in 1940 during railway transport to a POW camp.
Georg Dascher GER HBL 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 SAL 1900 †9 June 1916 Death of illnesses contracted whilst serving as a member of the French Army
Louis de Champsavin FRA EDR/EJP 1900 †20 December 1916. Killed in action in World War I.
René, Baron de Lunden BEL BOB 1936 †3 April 1942. Killed in an emergency landing of his bomber in Britain.
Émile De Schepper BEL FEN 1920 †12 May 1940 Died during the defense of Namur
Félix Debax FRA FEN/Referee 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 SWM 1912 †4 September 1914. Killed in action in World War I.
Eugen Deutsch GER WLF 1936 †8 February 1945. Killed in action in World War II.
Charles Devendeville FRA SWM/WPO 1900 †19 September 1914. Killed in action.
Émilien Devic (DNS) FRA FBL 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.
Jānis Dimza LAT ATH 1932—1936 †1942. Died in a Soviet prison camp, but exact details not known.
Joe Dines GBR FBL 1912 †27 September 1918. He was killed in Pas de Calais as a second lieutenant on the Western front in World War I.
Shuji Doi JPN WPO 1932 Died in an army hospital, victim of Sino-Japanese war
Herman Donners BEL WPO 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 MPN/SHO 1912 †20 January 1916. With the 9th Queen's Royal Lancers, he was killed in action in World War I in France 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 HOC 1928 †15 March 1942. Died in a Japanese internment camp.
Hubert Dutech FRA EJP 1900 †17 July 1917. Killed in action in World War I
Zdzisław Dziadulski POL EJP 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 FBL 1924 †16 November 1941. Executed in a Soviet prison camp.
Eric Fairbairn GBR ROW 1908 †20 June 1915. Killed in action at the Somme in France in World War I.
Linn Farish USA RGB 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 FBL 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/Referee 1920—1936 †18 June 1940. Killed in action in World War II.
Ángel Figueroa PUR BOX 1952 †20 May 1953. Killed in the "Punchbowl" during the Korean War.
José de Figueroa ESP POL 1920 †20 October 1920. Killed in action during the Rif War with Morocco.
Sergey Filippov RUS FBL 1912 †1942. Civilian casualty of the Leningrad Blockade in 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 CRD/CTR 1896 †2 January 1917. Killed in action during World War I.
Alfred Flatow GER ATH/GAR 1896 †28 December 1942. Killed in Theresienstadt concentration camp.
Gustav Flatow GER ATH/GAR 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.
Robert Fleig FRA ROW 1920 During the charge of the 2nd Armored Division to liberate Strasbourg, he guides the column of Lieutenant-Colonel Rouvillois of the 12th RC and allows him to surprise the German defenses and enter the city. Constantly at the head of the column, he died in combat on November 23, 1944 (aged 51) a few meters from the Kehl bridge and the German border.
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 SAL 1928 †2 July 1943. Internment in Burma.
Victor Fontana ROU BTH 1972—1976 †24 December 1989. Killed during the Romanian Revolution of 1989.
Hans Freese GER SWM 1936 †8 July 1941. Killed in action during World War II.
Stefan Fryc POL FBL 1924 †9 November 1943. Murdered by the SS in the Warsaw Ghetto in a mass execution in 1943.
Jan Gajdoš CZE
TCH
GAR 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 HOC 1908 †6 March 1945. Killed in action in World War II. His grave is in the war cemetery in Zagreb, Croatia.
Taha El-Gamal EGY SWM/WPO 1948—1952 †1956. Killed during the Suez Crisis.
János Garay HUN FEN/Referee 1924—1936 †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 Killed during the Battle of Budapest.
Bert Gayler GBR CRD 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 in World War I in Belgium.
Alexander, Jonkheer van Geen NED MPN 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 in 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 CZE
TCH
WPO 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 in 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 GAR 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 HOC 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 Shot dead by the soldiers of the Arrow Cross movement.
Mārtiņš Grundmanis LAT BKB 1936 †1945. Died in prisoner-of-war camp in Rīga.
Josef Gumpold GER NCB 1936 †1941. Killed in action during World War II.
Nemesio de Guzman PHI ATH 1936 †1944. Killed in action in World War II.
Jur Haak (DNS) NED FBL 1908 †30 January 1945. Killed in Sachsenhausen concentration camp (GER).
Ru van der Haar NED HOC 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 MPN 1920—1924 †1941. Killed in action in 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.
Saul Hallap EST WLF 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 GAR 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 in World War II.
Ahmed Hamdy EGY SHO 1952 †14 October 1973. Killed during the Yom Kippur War.
Hannes Hansen GER HBL 1936 †28 June 1944. Missing in action since 1944 when he did not return from an enemy flight.
Rudolf 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 in 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 in World War II.
Franz Haslberger GER SJP 1936 †19 September 1939. Killed in action at the beginning of World War II.
Kurt Hasse GER EJP 1936 †9 January 1944. Killed in action in 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
AUS
SWM 1906—1912 †29 August 1918. Killed in action in World War I.
Hermann Heibel GER SWM 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 CZE
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/Referee/SWM/ÖOC 1896—1928 †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 FBL 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.
Jadwiga Hładki POL ART 1932 †1944. Killed during the Warsaw Uprising.
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 Killed in action on the Eastern front during World War II in Kurzewo, Russia
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 in 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 CZE
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.
Arvīds Immermanis LAT CRD 1936 †July 1947. Died in a Soviet prison camp.
Milutin Ivković SRB
YUG
FBL 1928 †25 May 1943. Shot to death in Jajinci Concentration Camp.
Mozes Jacobs NED GAR 1928 †9 July 1943. Killed in Sobibór concentration camp.
Adolf Jäger GER FBL 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.
Jerzy Jełowicki POL ART 1936 Killed in action during the Battle of Warszawa in 1939.
Albert Jenicot FRA FBL 1908 †22 February 1916. An under-lieutenant with the 165th Regiment D Infantry, he was killed in action in World War I.
John Jenkinson GBR FEN 1908 †13 October 1915. Killed in action in France.
Walther Jesinghaus GER GAR 1912 †1918. Killed in action during World War I.
Jin Guidi CHN BOX 1936 †1937. Killed during the Second Sino-Japanese War.
Birger Johansson FIN CSP 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 HBL 1936 †21 February 1944. Killed in action during World War II.
Henry Jurado PHI WRE 1936 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 FBL 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 CZE
TCH
SJP 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/MPN 1912—1920 †21 October 1943. Wounded and later died in a war hospital.
Ahmed Kandil EGY SWM 1948 †May 1950. Killed in 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/Referee 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.
Otto Kaundynia GER Coach/HBL 1936 †9 June 1940. Killed in action in France.
Tatsugo Kawaishi JPN SWM 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 EJP/EVE 1912 †30 August 1915. Killed in action at the Battle of Gallipoli.
Robert Keres EST BKB 1936 †26 October 1946. Died from wounds sustained in World War II.
Reinhold Kesküll EST ATH 1924 †1942. Died in a Soviet prison camp, but exact details not known.
Lauri Kettunen FIN FEN/MPN 1928—1936 †15 August 1941. Killed in action near Kiestinki during the Continuation War.
Ferdinand Kiefler AUT HBL 1936 †13 January 1945. Killed in action during World War II.
Alfred Kienzle GER WPO 1936 †4 September 1940. Killed in action during World War II.
Jaan Kikkas EST WLF 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 MPN 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 CZE
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.
Artur Knautz GER HBL 1936 †1 August 1943. Reported missing-in-action in Russia.
Dmitry Knyazhevich RUS FEN 1912 †1918 Killed during the Russian Revolution
František Kobzík CZE
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 CRD 1928 †28 June 1944. Died in World War II (between 1939-1945).
Adolf Kofler AUT CRD 1912 †13 April 1915. Killed in action in World War I.
Yasuhiko Kojima JPN SWM 1936 †12 June 1945. Killed in action at Okinawa.
August Kop NED HOC 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 SJP 1936 Killed in action in World War II, and was declared dead in 1945.
Heinz Körvers GER HBL 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 IHO 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 Kraus GER SJP 1936 †20 February 1942. Killed in action in World War II in the Soviet Union
Hans Helmut Krause GER ATH 1928 †26 February 1944. Killed in action during World War II as a batallion leader.
Georg Krogmann GER FBL 1912 Killed in action in 1915 in Poland during World War I.
Herbert von Kuhlberg RUS SWM 1912 †September 12 1915. Died as a result of a war wound
Leonhard Kukk EST WLF 1928 †1944. A civilian who was killed by Soviet troops.
Ernst Künz AUT FBL 1936 †21 August 1944. Killed in action in 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 FBL 1912 †1916. Killed in World War I.
Harvey Lacelle CAN BOX 1936 †28 June 1942. Killed during a bombing raid over Berlin.
Hans Lahr CZE
TCH
NCB/SJP 1936 †24 February 1942. Killed in action during World War II.
Ivan Laing GBR HOC 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. 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 SWM 1908—1912 †13 October 1915. Killed in action in Italy in World War I.
Karl Leban AUT MPN/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 in 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 FBL 1928 †3 March 1943. Died in a military hospital in 1943 after surgery for appendicitis.
Hermann Lemp GER MPN 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 SWM 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 BKB 1936 Killed in action in World War II on 29 July 1944.
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. Killed in action during Operation Husky on Sicily.
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.
Jerzy Łucki POL BOB 1928 †18 April 1939. Killed in action during the September Campaign in Kuty (now on Ukraine).
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 in World War I.
Georges Lutz FRA CTR 1908 †31 January 1915. Killed in action in World War I.
Willy Lützow GER SWM 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 MPN 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 War II near Rijeka.
Eugène Maës (DNS) FRA FBL 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.
Edouard Majolier (DNS) GBR ROW 1908 Died at home as a result of contracting pneumonia whilst serving on the Western Front.
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.
Jarl Malmgren FIN FBL 1936 †5 June 1942. Killed in action near Pogost, on the Karelian Isthmus.
Hendrik Mangelaar Meertens (DNS) NED HOC 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 MPN 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 SJP 1936 †20 March 1942. Killed in action during World War II, near Minsk, Belarus, with the rank of Unteroffizier.
Nemesio Martínez ESP EJP 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/MPN 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 FBL 1936 †1942. Killed in action at Guadalcanal.
Leopold Mayer AUT SWM 1906 †21 September 1914. Killed in action during World War I.
Ludwig Mayer GER MSP 1928 Missing in action in World War II since New Year 1945.
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 in the First Battle of Ypres during World War I.
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 BKB 1936 †14 July 1944. Killed in action in World War II.
Elias Melkman NED GAR 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.
Fernand Mermoud FRA CCS 1936 †9 June 1940. Killed in action with the 67e bataillon de chasseurs alpins.
Robert Merz AUT FBL 1912 †30 August 1914. Killed in action in World War I.
Fritz Messner GER HOC 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 MPN 1932 †2 March 1942. Killed in action at the Eastern Front with the rank of SS Major.
Jovan Mikić SRB
YUG
ATH 1936 †10 November 1944 (or 11 October 1944). Killed during World War II.
Felice Milano (DNS) ITA FBL 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 in 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 GAR/WLF 1920—1924 †5 September 1944. Killed as a member of the Belgian resistance during an encounter with German forces, shortly before liberation.
Ernst Mohr GER GAR 1904 †18 February 1916. Died as a Russian prisoner of war.
Richard Mohr FRA FEN 1906 †17 May 1918. Killed in action.
Abraham Mok NED GAR 1908 †29 February 1944. Killed in Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
Bart Mollin BEL WRE 1924 †May 1945, Theresienstadt 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 SAL 1936 †15 November 1941. Killed while flying back to England.
Élie Monnier FRA SHO 1936 †12 May 1941. Engineer of the Maritime Engineering and died accidentally while exploring in scuba the wreck of the battleship "Bretagne" in Mers El Kebir in Algeria. Designated officially as "mort pour la France".
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.
Imre Mudin HUN ATH 1908—1912
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 WLF 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 in World War II.
Camillo Mussi ITA IHO 1936 Killed in action in air battle over Egypt.
Henrik Nádler (DNS) HUN FBL 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 HOC 1932 †27 May 1945. Killed during air raid in World War II.
Edward Nash GBR EJP/EVE 1912 †21 February 1915. Killed in action during World War I.
Helmut Naudé GER MPN 1932 †3 February 1943. Killed in action at the Eastern Front with the rank of Oberst.
Bruno Neumann GER EVE 1928 Missed 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 in World War I.
Grigory Nikitin RUS FBL 1912 †1917. Killed in World War I.
Takeichi, Baron Nishi JPN EJP/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 GAR 1928 †2 July 1943. Killed in Sobibór concentration camp.
John Norman GBR CTR 1908 † 9 August 1916. Killed in action.
Mauri Noroma FIN GAR 1928—1936 †23 December 1939. Killed in action on the Karelian Isthmus during the Soviet-Finnish Winter War.
Amador Obordo PHI BKB 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 in World War II.
Simon Okker NED FEN 1906—1908 †6 March 1944. Killed in Auschwitz Birkenau concentration camp.
Charles Oldaker GBR GAR 1908 †26 September 1915 Killed in action during World War I during the Battle of Loos.
Kurt Oleska GER BKB 1936 Missing in action since Januar 9, 1945 in Russia.
Abraham d'Oliveira NED GAR 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.
Bouguera El Ouafi ALG
FRA
ATH 1924—1928 †18 October 1959. Killed by members of the Algerian Liberation Movement.
Heinrich Paal EST FBL 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.
Franc Palme SLO
YUG
SJP 1936 † 27 February 1946
Tjeerd Pasma NED ATH/MPN 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 CZE
TCH
GAR 1920 †3 February 1944. Killed in Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp.
Árpád Pédery HUN GAR 1912 †21 October 1914. Killed in action during World War I.
Fritz Pellkofer GER CCS 1928 †23 January 1943. Missing in action in World War II in Russia.
Emil Perška CRO
YUG
FBL 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/Referee 1928—1936 †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.
Pierre Peyrusson FRA SWM 1900 †16 September 1914. At the Meuse
William Philo GBR BOX 1908 †7 July 1916. Killed in action in World War I during the battle of the Somme in France.
Étienne Piquiral FRA RGB 1924 †13 March 1945. Died of illness in a POW camp during World War II.
Hermann Plaskuda GER FEN 1912 †21 March 1918. Killed in action in World War I. His grave is in the war cemetery in St. Quentin, France.
Werner Plath GER SWM 1936 †1945. 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 GAR 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 SLO
YUG
GAR 1924—1928 †June 1942. Member of the Yugoslav resistance. Executed by Italian forces.
Chris Porter (DNS) GBR FBL 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.
Kenneth Powell GBR ATH/TEN 1908—1912 †18 February 1915. Killed in action while serving as a private in the HAC.
Siegfried Powolny AUT HBL 1936 †19 July 1944. Killed in action during World War II.
Friedrich Karl, Prince von Preußen GER EJP 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 HOC 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 FBL 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 HBL 1936 †3 February 1944. Killed in action during World War II.
Joseph Racine FRA CRD 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 in 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 GAR 1908 Killed in Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, date unknown.
Josef Rehm GER MSP 1928 Missing 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 WLF 1928 †1 January 1943. Reported missing-in-action during the Battle of Stalingrad.
Toivo Reingoldt FIN SWM 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 CRD 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 FBL 1936 †7 December 1942. Killed when his plane was shot down over France.
Josef Ritz AUT FEN/Referee 1936 †31 July 1943. Killed in action in World War II near Kharkiv.
John Robinson GBR HOC 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
IRL
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 SWM 1936 †1943. Died in a Soviet prison camp, but exact details not known.
Egon Roolaid EST SWM 1936 †1942. Died in a Soviet prison camp, but exact details not known.
Evžen Rošický CZE
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
AUS
ATH 1912 †19 August 1917. Killed in action in France.
Albert Rowland ANZ
NZL
ATH 1908 †23 July 1918. Killed in action during the Second Battle of The Marne.
Marius Royet (DNS) FRA FBL 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 CSP 1936 †13 September 1941. Buried in a military cemetery in Kyiv.
Richard Sahla GER EJP 1928 †1942. Killed in action in World War II.
Takahiro Saito JPN SWM 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 GAR 1912—1920 Killed in Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp, date unknown.
Heinz Sames GER SSK 1936 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 Killed in action during World War I.
Felix Scheder-Bieschin GER SAL 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 GAR 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 SWM 1936 †21 February 1945. Killed in action in 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 HBL 1936 †21 January 1944. Killed in action during World War II.
Eugen Schnalek AUT CRD 1936 †1944/1945. Killed during World War II, exact date unknown.
Heinrich Schneidereit GER TOW/WLF 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 IHO 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 WLF 1936 †7 February 1945. Killed in action in World War II.
Jos Seckel NED ART 1928—1932 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 HOC 1932 Died in World War II.
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 SWM 1900 †1 April 1915. Killed in action.
Pierre Six FRA FBL 1908 †7 July 1916. Killed in action during World War I.
Jonas Slier NED GAR 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 EJP 1936 †6 February 1943. Murdered by the Gestapo in Minsk (Belarus).
Josip Šolc CRO
YUG
FBL 1920 †24 September 1945. Ustaše member, executed by the Partisans.
Andrzej Sołtan-Pereświat POL ROW 1928 Bombed in rail transport (4 officers, 20 privates), he died on September 4, 1939 in Nieszawa.
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 GAR 1912 †6 August 1918. Killed in action during World War I.
Herbert Southwell (DNS) GBR ROW 1908 †15 September 1916. Killed during the Battle of the Somme.
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 FBL 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 FBL 1924 †16 April 1940. Executed in Katyn.
Alfred Staats GER GAR 1912 †22 October 1915. Killed in action during World War I.
Richard Stanhope (DNS) GBR ROW 1908 †15 September 1916. Killed during the Battle of the Somme.
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 IHO/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.He and his Olympic horse, Nurmi, fought with the First Cavalry Brigade which invaded Poland as an independent unit under Third Army. Both 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 in 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 SAL 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 SWM 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 EJP/EVE 1924—1928 †20 April 1944. Fought in wars with Ukraine and Soviet Russia, and was killed in the forests of Grodziskiem Mazowiecki.
Ilja Szrajbman POL SWM 1936 †1943. Killed in the Warsaw Ghetto.
Georges Tainturier FRA FEN/Referee 1924—1932 †7 December 1944. Executed by the Nazis by decapitation with an ax.
Teizo Takeuchi JPN FBL 1936 †12 April 1946. Died in a detention camp in Siberia.
Harald Tammer EST ATH/WLF 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 IHO 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 FBL 1912 †21 May 1916. Killed in action during World War I.
Franz Tempel (DNS) NED FBL 1920 †25 July 1944. Resistance fighter, executed during World War II.
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.
Raymond Tixier FRA HOC 1936 Aviator during WWII in the Fighter Squadron 2/4 La Fayette. Killed in action.
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 and died five days later in war hospital.
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 HOC/LAX 1932—1936 †18 October 1944. His bomber was shot down over Belgium.
Masayoshi Uchida JPN DIV/SWM 1920 †1945. Killed in action during World War II.
Tokutaro Ukon JPN FBL 1936 †1944. Killed in action in World War II.
Martti Uosikkinen FIN GAR 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 FBL 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 FBL 1912 †1942. Civilian casualty of the Leningrad Blockade in World War II.
Ladislav Vácha CZE
TCH
GAR 1920—1928 †28 June 1943. Killed in action during World War II.
Antal Vágó HUN FBL 1912 †30 December 1944.
Hugo Väli EST FBL 1924 †1943. Died in a Soviet prison camp, but exact details not known.
Martial Van Schelle BEL BOB/SWM 1920—1936 †15 March 1943. Executed in transit camp Breendonk.
Edmond Vanwaes BEL ROW 1912 † 31 May 1944. Died in Natzhausen-Struthof concentration camp in French Alsace
Johannes van der Vegte NED ROW 1920 †15 March 1945. Died in a Japanese internment camp.
Nikolai Vekšin EST SAL 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 BKB 1936 †July 1941. Died in June or July 1941 as a prisoner-of-war.
Justin Vialaret FRA FBL 1908 †30 September 1916. Killed in action in World War I.
Charles Vigurs GBR GAR 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 FBL 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 HOC 1936 28 May 1944. Executed after being arrested by the Germans under the pretext of an escape attempt.
Fidel Wagner GER NCB 1936 †14 February 1945. Missing in action during World War II.
Sadao Wakizaka JPN HOC 1936 Died in World War II.
Edmond Wallace FRA FEN 1900 †16 March 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 FBL 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/SWM 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 FBL 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 FBL 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.
Carl Wiegand GER GAR 1900 †March 17 1917. Died in a field hospital.
Israel Wijnschenk NED GAR 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 GAR 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
IRL
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 in World War II near Kansodarsk in the Soviet Union.
Roman Wörndle GER ALP 1936 †26 September 1944. Killed in action in 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 FBL 1912 †1942. Civilian casualty of the Leningrad Blockade in World War II.
Teófilo Yldefonso PHI SWM 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 SWM 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 SAL 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 Żebrowski POL IHO 1928 There are suspicions, that he was taken out to the Sachsenhausen concentration camp where he died.
Hans Zehetner AUT HBL 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 SLO
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.