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

Athlete Gender Country Sport Notes
Silvano Abbà Male ITA MOP †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.
Stefan Adamczak Male POL ATH †September 1939. Fought in the September campaign, he was killed in action near Katowice.
Herbert Adamski Male GER ROW †11 August 1941. Killed in action at Szolty in the Soviet Union.
Stella Agsteribbe Female NED GYM †17 September 1943. Killed in Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
Iwao Aizawa Male JPN ATH Died in World War II (per Volker Kluge), date and place not known.
Andrey Akimov Male RUS FTB †1916. Killed during World War I.
Gordon Alexander Male GBR FEN †24 April 1917. Killed in action during World War I.
Abdurahman Ali Male PHI SWI Killed during World War II.
Arno Almqvist Male RUS MOP †5 March 1940. Killed in action in Mikkeli from bombing during the Winter War.
Virgilius Altmann Male AUT CYC †17 October 1943. Killed in action in World War II in Byelorussia.
Erich Altosaar Male EST BAS †11 October 1941. Died in Soviet prison camp.
Max Amann Male GER WAP †24 December 1945. Missing in action.
Artur Amon Male EST BAS †August 1944. Killed in action in World War II.
Laurie Anderson Male GBR ATH †9 November 1914. Killed in action while serving with the Cheshire Regiment.
William Anderson Male GBR ATH †April 1915. Killed in action, France.
Géo André Male FRA ATH †4 May 1943. Rugby international for France. Killed in action (shot down).
Nikolaos Andreadakis Male GRE ATH †1920. Killed during the Turkish-Greek War.
Jan Ankerman Male NED HOK †27 December 1942. Died in a Japanese internment camp in Burma.
Isakas Anolikas Male LTU CYC †1943. Shot at Ninth Fort, Kaunas, Lithuania, during World War II
Shigeo Arai Male JPN SWI †19 July 1944. Killed in action during World War II.
Hikoroku Arimoto Male JPN GYM Died in World War II (per Volker Kluge), date and place not known.
Albert Arnheiter Male GER ROW †26 April 1945. Killed in action in the last days of World War II, somewhere in Italy.
Henry Ashington Male GBR ATH †31 January 1917. Killed in action, France.
Louis Bach Male FRA FTB †16 September 1914. Killed in action.
Jochen Balke Male GER SWI †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 Male GER ART Missed in action during World War II.
Józef Baran-Bilewski Male POL ATH †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 Male ITA FTB Disappeared during a World War II reconnaissance flight.
József Barna Male HUN FTB †February 1943. Died in World War II either as a soldier or in a labor camp, details uncertain.
Franz Barsicke Male GER ATH †1944. Killed in action during World War II.
Fritz Bartholomae Male GER ROW †12 September 1915. Killed in action during World War I.
Franz Bartl Male AUT HAN †12 July 1941. Killed in action during World War II.
Julije Bauer Male YUG ATH †15 March 1945. Killed in action in Pančevo.
Georg Baumann Male RUS WRE Missing-in-action during World War I, but date and place not known.
Adi Baumgarten Male GER BOX †2 October 1942. Died during the Siege of Leningrad. His friends buried him on the road to Vitebsk.
Arthur Bäumle Male GER ATH †6 January 1942. Missing in action since 6 January 1942 in Stalingrad/Volgograd.
Martin Beckmann Male GER ATH Missed in action since 1944 in World War II.
Béla Békessy Male HUN FEN †6 July 1916. Killed in action during World War I.
Emil Benecke Male GER WAP †12 August 1945. Died in prisoner-of-war camp.
Isaac Bentham Male GBR WAP †15 May 1917. Killed in action during Battle of Arras.
Franz Berghammer Male AUT HAN †30 June 1944. Killed in action during World War II.
Michelangelo Bernasconi Male ITA ROW †21 March 1943. Killed in action in World War II in Tunisia.
Hans Bernhardt Male GER CYC †29 November 1940. Killed in action during World War II.
Raymond Berthet Male FRA CCS †22 April 1945. Killed in Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp.
Herberts Bērtulsons Male LAT ASK †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 Male GBR CYC †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.
Kazimierz Bocheński Male POL SWI †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 Male FRA ATH †25 September 1915. Killed in action in World War I.
Kārlis Bone Male LAT FTB †13 November 1941. Died in a Soviet prison camp.
Antonio Bonilla Male ESP SHO †9 November 1937. Killed in action during the Spanish Civil War.
Henri Bonnefoy Male FRA SHO †19 August 1914. Killed in action during World War II.
Helmut Bonnet Male GER ATH †27 September 1944. Killed in action during World War II.
Hermann Bosch Male GER FTB †16 July 1916. Killed in action in World War I.
Werner Böttcher Male GER ATH †10 November 1944. Missed in action since that date.
Béchir Bouazzat Male FRA MOP †12 April 1944. Although a civilian in World War II he was killed by friendly fire.
Jean Bouin Male FRA ATH †29 September 1914. Killed in action, by friendly fire.
Heinz Brandt Male GER EQU †22 July 1944. Died during an assassination attempt on Hitler, during a meeting at Hitler's East Prussian headquarters.
Hanns Braun Male GER ATH †9 October 1918. Died as a fighter pilot near Saint-Quentin, Aisne, France in World War I.
Karl Braunsteiner Male AUT FTB †19 April 1916. Died as a prisoner of war.
Kurt Bretting Male GER SWI †30 May 1918. Killed in action during World War I.
Józef Broel-Plater Male POL BOB †1941. Died in Dachau concentration camp during World War II.
Franciszek Brożek Male POL SHO †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.
Kęstutis Bulota Male LTU SSK Died late 1941 or early 1942 in Sosva prison camp.
Roger Bureau Male BEL ICH †April 1945. Died or was killed in a German prison camp during World War II
Heinrich Burkowitz Male GER ATH †November 1918. Missing in action in November 1918 somewhere in Belgium.
Wojciech Bursa Male POL SHO †1940. Killed in the Katyń Massacre.
Edmund Bury Male GBR RAQ †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 Male GBR ATH †24 September 1917. Killed in action, France.
Jaime Camps Male ESP ATH †3 August 1921. Killed in action during the Rif War with Morocco.
José Oriol Canals Male ESP CCS †5 August 1937. Killed in action fighting with the Nationalists at the Asturias Front.
Otello Capitani Male ITA GYM †20 September 1912. Killed in action in the Italo-Turkish War in 1912 in Misrata, Libya.
Bob Carmody Male USA BOX †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.
Oswald Carver Male GBR ROW †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.
Joseph Caullé Male FRA ATH †1 October 1915. Killed in action during World War I.
Ugo Ceccarelli Male ITA MOP †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 Male FIN SHO †26 June 1944. Killed in action on the Karelian Isthmus during the Winter War.
Antoni Cejzik Male POL ATH †12 September 1939. Killed in action as a soldier in the Modlin Army near Zaborów (Mazowieckie).
Ralph Chalmers Male GBR FEN †8 May 1915. Killed in action during World War I.
Josef Charous Male TCH EQU †5 August 1943. Killed in Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
Noel Chavasse Male GBR ATH †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 Male CHN FTB †28 January 1941. Killed in action during World War II.
John Cherry Male GBR ROW †1 February 1943. Killed in action during World War II.
Lewis Clive Male GBR ROW †2 August 1938. Killed in action, fighting for the Republicans in the Spanish Civil War.
Geoffrey Coles Male GBR SHO †27 January 1916. Killed in action during World War I.
Don Collinge Male CAN FEN †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 Male NED WLT †23 February 1945. Killed in Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp.
George Cooke Male NZL ROW †23 May 1941. Killed in action during World War II.
Manuel Corrales Male ESP SHO †October 1936. Killed in action during the Spanish Civil War.
André Corvington Male HAI FEN †13 December 1918. Killed in action in World War I near Reims.
Percy Courtman Male GBR SWI †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 Male CAN ROW †28 August 1944. Killed in action during World War II.
Harry Crank Male GBR DIV †22 October 1917. Killed in action near Ypres, Belgium.
Rudi Cranz Male GER ASK †22 June 1941. Killed in action during World War II at the beginning of the Russian Occupation at Rosaniec in Poland.
Jacinto Ciria Cruz Male PHI BAS Killed during the Japanese occupation of the Philippines, 1942-1945.
Ferenc Csík Male HUN SWI †29 March 1945. A medical doctor, Csík was killed in an air raid while treating a wounded man.
Frank Cuhel Male USA ATH †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.
Cliff Cushman Male USA ATH †25 September 1966. Air pilot, his plane shot down in the Vietnam War. Technically still listed as MIA.
Czesław Cyraniak Male POL BOX †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 Male POL NCO, SKJ, CCS, ASK †4 June 1944. Resistance fighter in World War II, died of typhus in Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
Abraham d'Oliveira Male NED GYM †26 March 1943. Killed in Sobibór concentration camp.
Georg Dascher Male GER HAN †25 November 1944. Killed during World War II.
Robert Davies Male GBR SHO †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.
Álvaro de Arana Male ESP SAI †July 1937. Killed in action during the Spanish Civil War.
Thierry de Briey Male BEL EQU †11 April 1945. Killed in Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.
Simplicio de Castro Male PHI BOX Killed during World War II.
Louis de Champsavin Male FRA EQU †20 December 1916. Killed in action during World War I.
José de Figueroa Male ESP POL †20 October 1920. Killed in action during the Rif War with Morocco.
Nemesio de Guzman Male PHI ATH †1944. Killed in action during World War II.
Ernst, Jonkheer de Jonge Male NED ROW †3 September 1944. Killed in Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp.
Georges de la Nézière Male FRA ATH †9 October 1914. Killed in action during World War I.
Bertrand, Count de Lesseps Male FRA FEN †28 August 1918. Killed in action during World War I.
Ismaël de Lesseps Male FRA FEN †30 September 1915. Killed in action during World War I.
René, Baron de Lunden Male BEL BOB †3 April 1942. Killed in an emergency landing of his bomber in Britain.
Jean de Mas Latrie Male FRA FEN, MOP †5 September 1914. Killed in action in World War I.
George de Relwyskow Male GBR WRE †9 November 1943. Killed in action during World War II.
Jean, Marquis de Suarez d'Aulan Male FRA BOB †8 October 1944. Pilot in World War II, died when his Dewoitine 520 was shot by a Messerschmidt.
Felix Debax Male FRA FEN †25 August 1914. Killed in action in World War I.
Alex Decouteau Male CAN ATH †17 October 1917. Killed in action in the Battle of Passchendale.
Francesco Del Grosso Male ITA CYC †22 July 1938. Killed in action during the Spanish Civil War.
Oszkár Demján Male HUN SWI †4 September 1914. Killed in action during World War I.
Eugen Deutsch Male GER WLT †8 February 1945. Killed in action during World War II.
Charles Devendeville Male FRA SWI, WAP †19 September 1914. Killed in action.
Charles Devendeville Male FRA SWI, WAP †19 September 1914. Killed in action.
Diego Díez Male ESP FEN †September 1936. Killed during the Massacre of Paracuellos del Jarama.
Herbert Dill Male GER ATH †19 December 1944. Killed in action during World War II.
Jānis Dimza Male LAT ATH †1942. Died in a Soviet prison camp, but exact details not known.
Joseph Dines Male GBR FTB †27 September 1918. He was killed in Pas de Calais as a second lieutenant on the Western front during World War I.
Erminio Dones Male ITA ROW †25 April 1945. Killed in action in Africa, serving as an infantry captain.
Foy Draper Male USA ATH †4 January 1943. Died in an air crash preparing for the Battle of Kasserine Pass.
Jimmy Duffy Male CAN ATH †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.
Hugh Durant Male GBR MOP, SHO †21 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.
Emile Duson Male NED HOK †15 March 1942. Died in a Japanese internment camp.
Zdzisław Dziadulski Male POL EQU †1940. A prisoner in Starobielsk, he was murdered by Soviets in Kharkov in April or May 1940.
Heywood Edwards Male USA WRE †31 October 1941. Died aboard the USS Reuben James, the first US navy ship to be sunk in the Atlantic during World War II.
Boughera El Ouafi Male FRA ATH †18 October 1959. Killed by members of the Algerian Liberation Movement.
Hans Eller Male GER ROW †23 January 1943. Killed in action during World War II.
Eduard Ellmann Male EST FTB †16 November 1941. Executed in a Soviet prison camp.
George Fairbairn Male GBR ROW †20 June 1915. Killed in action in the Somme in France during World War I.
Linn Farish Male USA RUG †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 Male FRA FTB †4 November 1916. Killed in action during World War I.
Rafael Fernández Male ESP POL †1936. Killed in action during the Spanish Civil War.
Robert Feyerick Male BEL FEN †18 June 1940. Killed in action in World War II.
Sergey Filippov Male RUS FTB †1942. Civilian casualty of the Leningrad Blockade during World War II.
Billy Fiske Male USA BOB †17 August 1940. First American fighter pilot to be killed in World War II, fighting for Britain, in a crash landing.
Hernando Fitz-James Male ESP POL †7 November 1936. Killed during the Massacre of Paracuellos del Jarama.
Léon Flameng Male FRA CYC †2 January 1917. Killed in action during World War I.
Alfred Flatow Male GER GYM †28 December 1942. Killed in Theresienstadt concentration camp.
Gustav Flatow Male GER GYM †29 January 1945. Killed in Theresienstadt concentration camp.
Alfred Flaxman Male GBR ATH †1 July 1916. Killed in an attack on the enemy positions at Gommecourt.
Viktor Flessl Male AUT ROW †18 December 1943. Killed in action during World War II.
Walter Flinsch Male GER ROW †3 February 1943. Killed in action during World War II.
Hans Fokker Male NED SAI †2 July 1943. Internment in Burma.
Victor Fontana Male ROU BIA †24 December 1989. Killed during the Romanian Revolution of 1989.
Hans Freese Male GER SWI †8 July 1941. Killed in action during World War II.
Stefan Fryc Male POL FTB †9 November 1943. Murdered by the SS in the Warsaw Ghetto in a mass execution in 1943.
Jan Gajdoš Male TCH GYM †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 Male GER HOK †6 March 1945. Killed in action in World War II. His grave is in the war cemetary in Zagreb, Croatia.
János Garay Male HUN FEN †3 May 1945. Killed in Mauthausen concentration camp.
Bert Gayler Male GBR CYC †23 June 1917. Killed by rifle fire during an ambush in a valley near Kotkai Bozi Khel.
Günther Gehmert Male GER ATH †13 June 1940. Wounded in action and died in the field hospital in Montaigu.
Georg Gehring Male GER WRE †31 October 1943. Killed in action during World War II near Szczeczin.
Josef Genschieder Male AUT CYC †3 April 1943. Killed in action during World War II at the Eastern Front in Russia.
Oszkár Gerde Male HUN FEN †8 October 1944. Killed in Mauthausen concentration camp.
Thomas Gillespie Male GBR ROW †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 Male GER ROW †15 August 1942. Killed in action 1942 (500 m away from the runway of the airport).
Henry Goldsmith Male GBR ROW †9 May 1915. Killed in action at Fromelles.
Lajos Gönczy Male HUN ATH †4 December 1915. Killed in action in area of Galicia and Lodomeria.
Otoniel Gonzaga Male PHI SHO Killed during World War II.
Jan Górny Male POL BOX †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 Male GER ROW †9 September 1914. Killed in action during World War I.
Isidore Goudeket Male NED GYM †9 July 1943. Killed in Sobibór concentration camp.
Gustav Grachegg Male AUT EQU †13 May 1945. Reported missing in action in the Soviet Union on 13 May 1945.
Mark Graham Male CAN ATH †4 September 2006. Killed by friendly fire.
Félix Grimonprez Male FRA HOK †26 May 1940. With the 8th Train Squadron of Military Engineers, he was killed in action in World War II.
Mārtiņš Grundmanis Male LAT BAS †1945. Died in prisoner-of-war camp in Rīga.
Josef Gumpold Male GER NCO †1941. Killed in action during World War II.
Frederick Habberfield Male GBR CYC †12 December 1943. Killed by German torpedo attack on his submarine.
Emil Hagelberg Male FIN MOP †24 September 1913. Killed in action during World War I.
David Haig-Thomas Male GBR ROW †6 June 1944. Killed in action in Normandy on early hours of D Day.
Saul Hallap Male EST WLT †18 July 1941. Executed by the Soviets when the front reached Põltsamaa.
Juho Halme Male FIN ATH †1 February 1918. Killed in action in Finnish Civil War.
Győző Halmos Male HUN GYM †1945. Killed in Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp.
Wyndham Halswelle Male GBR ATH †31 March 1915. Killed by a sniper's bullet in France.
Helmut Hamann Male GER ATH †22 June 1941. Killed in action during World War II.
Hannes Hansen Male GER HAN †28 June 1944. Missing in action since 1944 when he did not return from an enemy flight.
Rudi Harbig Male GER ATH †5 March 1944. Sent to the Eastern Front, Harbig died in the Ukraine, near Novo Archangelsk.
Walter Hasenfus Male USA CAN †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 Male AUT ROW †13 March 1945. Killed in action during World War II.
Franz Haslberger Male GER SKJ †17 September 1939. Killed in action at the beginning of World War II, somewhere in the Ukraine.
Kurt Hasse Male GER EQU †9 January 1944. Killed in action during World War II.
George Hawkins Male GBR ATH †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 Male GBR SHO †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 Male AUS, ANZ SWI †29 August 1918. Killed in action in World War I.
Hermann Heibel Male GER SWI †19 August 1941. Heavily wounded at the Eastern Front and died in a military hospital at Valovo in the Soviet Union.
Albert Heijnneman Male NED ATH †20 February 1944. Tortured to death in the Scheveningen prison as a member of the Dutch Underground.
Oskar Hekš Male TCH ATH †8 March 1944. Killed in Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
Fritz Hendrix Male GER ATH †30 August 1941. Killed in action on the Eastern Front, near Leningrad.
Max Herrmann Male GER ATH †29 January 1915. Killed in action in World War I.
Otto Herschmann Male AUT FEN, SWI †17 June 1942. Killed in Sobibór concentration camp.
Felix Hess Male NED ART †9 April 1943. Killed in Sobibór concentration camp.
Eduard Hiiop Male EST FSK †24 August 1941. Executed by Soviets.
Robert Hilliard Male IRL BOX †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 Male GER FTB †8 May 1945. Killed in Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
Tommy Hitchcock Male USA POL †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 Male FIN ATH †11 February 1940. Fought in the Winter War as a volunteer, and was killed on the Karelian Isthmus the day before his 30th birthday.
Heiner Hoffmann Male GER CYC †27 April 1945. Died between 1940 and 1945.
Thomas Homewood Male GBR TOW †1 February 1945. Killed in a V2 rocket attack on London.
Xaver Hörmann Male GER CAN †23 February 1943. Killed in action during World War II.
Gösta Horn Male SWE DIV †10 December 1943. Died in the crash of a military plane off the northern tip of Öland.
Václav Hošek Male TCH ATH †June 1943. Arrested by the Gestapo and killed while trying to escape from a POW camp.
Robert Huber Male GER ROW †18 August 1942. Missing in action since 1 July 1942 in Russia.
George Hutson Male GBR ATH †14 September 1914. Killed in action only five weeks after the outbreak of World War I.
Jadwiga Hładki Female POL ART †1944. Killed during the Warsaw Uprising.
Arvīds Immermanis Male LAT CYC †July 1947. Died in a Soviet prison camp.
Milutin Ivković Male YUG FTB †25 May 1943. Shot to death in Jajinci Concentration Camp.
Mozes Jacobs Male NED GYM †9 July 1943. Killed in Sobibór concentration camp.
Adolf Jäger Male GER FTB †21 November 1944. Died in a bombing raid.
Kalle Jalkanen Male FIN CCS †5 September 1941. Killed when he stepped on a mine while on an intelligence gathering mission in Lempaala, Ingeria.
Edmund Jankowski Male POL ROW †1 November 1939. Arrested by the Gestapo and shot near Fordon (now this is the district of Bydgoszcz).
Akilles Järvinen Male FIN ATH †7 March 1943. Died when his military aircraft crashed during a test flight.
Kalle Järvinen Male FIN ATH †25 August 1941. Killed in action on the Karelian Isthmus during the Winter War.
Józef Jaworski Male POL ATH †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 Male FRA FTB †22 February 1916. An under-lieutenant with the 165th Regiment D Infantry, he was killed in action in World War I.
Walther Jesinghaus Male GER GYM †1918. Killed in action during World War I.
Birger Johansson Male FIN CAN †3 January 1940. Killed in action at the Battle of Summa.
Jānis Jordāns Male LAT ATH †25 February 1944. Died in a Soviet prison camp.
Emil Juracka Male AUT HAN †21 February 1944. Killed in action during World War II.
Enrique Jurado Male PHI WRE Killed during World War II.
Harald Kaarman Male EST FTB †19 August 1942. Executed in a Soviet prison camp.
Endre Kabos Male HUN FEN †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.
Eddy Kahn Male NED EQU †19 August 1944. Worked as an officer with the American invasion forces in Normandy when he was killed in action in France.
Kalle Kainuvaara Male FIN DIV, MOP †21 October 1943. Wounded and later died in a war hospital.
Roman Kantor Male POL FEN †1943. Killed in Maidanek concentration camp.
Ted Kara Male USA BOX †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 Male POL SHO †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 Male GER ROW †1 March 1942. Killed in action during World War II near Mikhaylova in the Soviet Union.
Joachim Karsch Male GER ART †1945. Committed suicide after Russian occupation of Germany, rather than allowing himself to be deported to a Russian POW camp.
Karl Kaschka Male AUT FEN †4 December 1941. Killed in action in World War II near Tobruk.
Elias Katz Male FIN ATH †26 December 1947. Died in Palestine in 1947.
Tatsugo Kawaishi Male JPN SWI †17 March 1945. Killed in action during the Battle of Iwo Jima.
Zdzisław Kawecki Male POL EQU †April 1940. A prisoner in the Soviet camp for Polish officers in Kozielsk, he was murdered in Katyń.
Ernest Keeley Male RSA SHO †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 Male GBR ROW †13 November 1916. Killed in action during World War I.
Paul Kenna Male GBR EQU †30 August 1915. Killed in action at the Battle of Gallipoli.
Robert Keres Male EST BAS †26 October 1946. Died from wounds sustained during World War II.
Reinhold Kesküll Male EST ATH †1942. Died in a Soviet prison camp, but exact details not known.
Lauri Kettunen Male FIN MOP, FEN †15 August 1941. Killed in action near Kiestinki during the Continuation War.
Ferdinand Kiefler Male AUT HAN †13 January 1945. Killed in action during World War II.
Alfred Kienzle Male GER WAP †4 September 1940. Killed in action during World War II.
Jaan Kikkas Male EST WLT †9 March 1944. Killed in Tallinn during a bombing raid by the Soviets.
Desmond Kingsford Male GBR ROW †10 August 1944. Killed in action in Normandy.
Alister Kirby Male GBR ROW †29 March 1917. Served as a captain in the Rifle Brigade and died from illness in 1917.
Frederick Kitching Male GBR ATH †1914. Killed in action in World War I.
Aaro Kiviperä Male FIN MOP †11 July 1944. Killed in air crash over the Karelian Isthmus.
Kārlis Kļava Male LAT SHO †1941. Died in a Soviet prison camp, but exact details not known.
Josef Klein Male TCH ATH †1941. Member of the Czech resistance. Died shortly after release from prison - possibly from effects of torture.
Józef Klukowski Male POL ART †29 April 1944. Killed in Sachsenhausen concentration camp.
Arthur Knautz Male GER HAN †4 May 1943. Reported missing in action on 4 May 1943, west of Byelgorod, URS.
František Kobzík Male TCH ROW †7 May 1944. Committed suicide to avoid capture during World War II.
Erland Koch Male GER SHO †29 April 1945. Killed in action during the last days of World War II, one day before Adolf Hitler's suicide.
Karl Koch Male GER CYC †28 June 1944. Died in World War II (between 1939-1945).
Adolf Kofler Male AUT CYC †13 April 1915. Killed in action during World War I.
Yasuhiko Kojima Male JPN SWI Died in World War II (per Volker Kluge), date and place not known.
August Kop Male NED HOK †30 April 1945. Died while constructing the Pekanburu railroad on Sumatra.
Dora Köring Female GER TEN †13 February 1945. Died in the infamous bombing of Dresden.
Elmar Korko Male EST ROW †10 July 1941. Executed by Soviet soldiers when the front reached Tartu.
Heinz Körvers Male GER HAN †29 December 1942. Listed as missing in action near Stalingrad.
Lauri Koskela Male FIN WRE †3 August 1944. Killed in action at Battle of Äyräpää-Vuosalmi in Continuation War between Finland and Soviet Union.
Karl Kotratschek Male AUT ATH †4 July 1941. Killed in action during World War II.
Aleksander Kowalski Male POL ICH †3 April 1940. A prisoner in the Soviet camp for Polish officers in Kozielsk. He was murdered in Katyń.
Marian Kozłowski Male POL CAN †1943. Died during bombardment, with precise date and place unknown.
Paul Krauß Male GER SKJ †20 February 1942. Killed in action during World War II near Borvik in the Soviet Union.
Hans-Helmuth Krause Male GER ATH †26 February 1944. Killed in action during World War II as a batallion leader.
Leonhard Kukk Male EST WLT †1944. A civilian who was killed by Soviet troops.
Ernst Künz Male AUT FTB †21 August 1944. Killed in action during World War II.
Willi Kürten Male GER ATH †18 July 1944. Killed in action during World War II.
Stanisław Kuryłłowicz Male POL ROW †2 February 1945. Killed in action in Poznań.
Albert Kusnets Male EST WRE †1942. Starved to death in a Soviet prison camp.
Janusz Kusociński Male POL ATH †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 Male EST ATH †27 April 1942. Starved to death in a Soviet prison camp.
Nikolay Kynin Male RUS FTB †1916. Killed during World War I.
Harvey Lacelle Male CAN BOX †28 June 1942. Killed during a bombing raid over Berlin.
Ivan Laing Male GBR HOK †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 Male NED ATH †27 May 1945. Died while constructing the Pekanburu railroad on Sumatra.
John Lander Male GBR ROW †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 Male AUT CAN †18 January 1943. Died during the Siege of Leningrad.
Octave Lapize Male FRA CYC †14 July 1917. Killed when his plane was shot down near Verdun.
Martti Lappalainen Male FIN CCS †6 October 1941. Killed in action in the Continuation War on the banks of Svir River.
Karl Leban Male AUT SSK, MOP †28 July 1941. Killed in action in World War II in the Ukraine.
Henry Leeke Male GBR ATH †29 May 1915. Killed in action on the eve of his battalion's departure for Gallipoli.
Emmanuel Legaspi Male PHI BOX †7 May 2006. Killed in action during the Iraq War.
Erich Lehmann Male GER ATH †9 July 1918. Listed as missing in action in World War I.
Julien Lehouck Male BEL ATH †25 February 1944. Member of the Belgian resistance, arrested and hung in Concentration Camp Breendonk.
Wilhelm Leichum Male GER ATH †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 Male GER BOX †1 February 1945. Missing in action in World War II.
Ludwig Leinberger Male GER FTB †3 March 1943. Died in a military hospital in 1943 after surgery for appendicitis.
Franz Lemnitz Male GER CYC †1942. Killed in action during World War II.
Hermann Lemp Male GER MOP †9 November 1943. Listed as missing in action near Witebsk, now in Belarus.
Feliks Leparsky Male RUS FEN †10 January 1917. Killed in action in World War I.
Herbert Leupold Male GER CCS †22 December 1942. Died from his war wounds in a military hospital near Navaginskaya in the Soviet Union.
David Lindsay Male NZL SWI †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 Male GER EQU †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.
Eugeniusz Lokajski Male POL ATH †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 Male GER ATH †14 July 1943. Wounded in action during the Allied invasion of Sicily, died in an English field hospital.
Leszek Lubicz-Nycz Male POL FEN †22 September 1939. He was killed in action in Buraków near Warsaw during the September Campaign.
Jaakko Luoma Male FIN ATH †12 March 1940. Killed in action near Uomaalla (Impilahti) on the Karelian Isthmus.
Georges Lutz Male FRA CYC †31 January 1915. Killed in action in World War I.
Willy Lützow Male GER SWI †1916. Killed in action during World War I.
William Lyshon Male USA WRE †13 October 1918. Killed in the final days of World War I.
Jeffrey MacDougall Male GBR MOP †December 1942. Killed in action during World War II.
Henry Macintosh Male GBR ATH †26 July 1918. Died from wounds sustained in the Second Battle of the Somme.
Duncan Mackinnon Male GBR ROW †9 October 1917. Killed in action at Ypres in the Battle of Passchendaele.
Gilchrist Maclagan Male GBR ROW †25 April 1915. Killed in action in Pilckem Ridge, at the Second Battle of Ypres.
Gustav Mader Male AUT BOB †18 April 1945. Killed in action in World II near Rijeka.
Hans Maier Male GER ROW †6 March 1943. Killed in action at the North African Front near Mareth, Tunisia.
Jarl Malmgren Male FIN FTB †5 June 1942. Killed in action near Pogost, on the Karelian Isthmus.
Antonios Mangos Male GRE ATH Died during the Greco-Italian War.
Clayton Mansfield Male USA MOP †9 January 1945. Commanding officer of the 92nd Recon group, he was killed in action in the European Theatre of Operations (ETO).
Charles Marion Male FRA EQU †16 November 1944. Kidnapped and killed by guerillas.
François Marits Male NED SHO †2 April 1945. Died in a prisoner-of-war camp in Germany.
Hans Marr Male GER SKJ †20 March 1942. Killed in action during World War II, near Minsk, Belarus, with the rank of Unteroffizier.
Nemesio Martínez Male ESP EQU †1936. Killed in action during the Spanish Civil War.
Martti Marttelin Male FIN ATH †1 March 1940. Killed in action at the Battle of Taipale near what is now the Burnaya River.
Antoni Maszewski Male POL ATH †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 Male JPN FTB †1942. Killed in action at Guadalcanal.
Leopold Mayer Male AUT SWI †21 September 1914. Killed in action during World War I.
Aleksander Małecki Male POL FEN †September 1939. Fought in the September Campaign, and was probably killed during an attempt to escape to Hungary after 17 September 1939.
Alphonse Meignant Male FRA ROW †4 November 1914. Killed at First Battle of Ypres during World War 1.
Johan Meimer Male EST ATH †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 Male LAT BAS †14 July 1944. Killed in action in World War II.
Elias Melkman Male NED GYM †3 January 1942. Killed in Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
Willi Menne Male GER ROW †27 March 1945. Killed in action during World War II somewhere in Slovakia.
Toni Merkens Male GER CYC †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 Male AUT FTB †30 August 1914. Killed in action during World War I.
Fritz Messner Male GER HOK †7 November 1945. Killed in action during World War II.
Georg Mickler Male GER ATH †14 June 1915. Killed in action during World War I somewhere in Poland.
Konrad Miersch Male GER MOP †2 March 1942. Killed in action at the Eastern Front with the rank of SS Major.
Jovan Mikić Male YUG ATH †10 November 1944 (or 11 October 1944). Killed during World War II.
Josef Miner Male GER BOX †1944. Killed in action during World War II.
Tsutomuko Mitsudome Male JPN ROW Died in World War II (per Volker Kluge), date and place not known.
Aleksander Mitt Male EST SSK †18 April 1942. Executed in a Soviet prison camp.
Nicolaas Moerloos Male BEL GYM, WLT †5 September 1944. Killed as a member of the Belgian resistance during an encounter with German forces, shortly before liberation.
Abraham Mok Male NED GYM †29 February 1944. Killed in Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
Percival Molson Male CAN ATH †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 Male NED SAI †15 November 1941. Killed while flying back to England.
Alfred Motté Male FRA ATH †31 October 1918. Killed in action in World War I.
István Mudin Male HUN ATH †22 July 1918. Killed in action during World War I.
Juan Muguerza Male ESP ATH †5 May 1937. Died in a bombing accident.
Eugen Mühlberger Male GER WLT †1 August 1944. Missing in action in Russia.
Michael Murach Male GER BOX †1 August 1941. Died during the Siege of Leningrad.
Jack Murdoch Male CAN ROW †10 October 1944. Killed in action during World War II.
Saburo Nagao Male JPN ATH Died in World War II (per Volker Kluge), date and place not known.
Eiichi Nakamura Male JPN HOK †27 May 1945. Killed in action during World War II.
Edward Nash Male GBR EQU †21 February 1915. Killed in action during World War I.
Helmuth Naudé Male GER MOP †3 February 1943. Killed in action at the Eastern Front with the rank of Oberst.
Grigory Nikitin Male RUS FTB †1917. Killed during World War I.
Takeichi, Baron Nishi Male JPN EQU †22 March 1945. Possibly committed suicide during the Battle of Iwo Jima.
Jules Noël Male FRA ATH †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 Male POL ATH †15 February 1943. Killed in Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
Lea Nordheim Female NED GYM †2 July 1943. Killed in Sobibór concentration camp.
Mauri Nyberg-Noroma Male FIN GYM †23 December 1939. Killed in action on the Karelian Isthmus during the Soviet-Finnish Winter War.
Amador Obordo Male PHI BAS Killed during World War II.
Masayoshi Ochiai Male JPN ATH Died in World War II (per Volker Kluge), date and place not known.
Sueo Oe Male JPN ATH †24 December 1941. Killed in action during World War II.
Simon Okker Male NED FEN †6 March 1944. Killed in Auschwitz Birkenau concentration camp.
Harcourt Ommundsen Male GBR SHO †19 September 1915. A Lieutenant in the Honourable Artillery Company when he was killed at the Battle of Ieper in World War I.
Heinrich Paal Male EST FTB †18 December 1941. Executed in a Soviet prison camp.
Charley Paddock Male USA ATH †21 July 1943. Died in a plane crash near Sitka, Alaska.
Alan Patterson Male GBR ATH †14 March 1916. Commissioned into the Royal Field Artillery, he was killed in action only two days after his 30th birthday.
František Pecháček Male TCH GYM †3 February 1944. Killed in Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp.
Árpád Pédery Male HUN GYM †21 October 1914. Killed in action during World War I.
Fritz Pellkofer Male GER CCS †23 January 1943. During World War II, he was declared missing in action in Russia.
Emil Perška Male YUG FTB †May 1945. Executed during World War II.
Jacques Person Male GER ATH †15 July 1915. From Alsace, killed in action in Flanders as a member of the "7. Thüringische Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 96".
Attila Petschauer Male HUN FEN †20 January 1943. Killed in Dawidowka concentration camp.
Arvo Peussa Male FIN ATH †19 July 1941. Killed in action near Salmi on the Karelian Isthmus, during the Continuation War.
William Philo Male GBR BOX †7 July 1916. Killed in World War I during the battle of the Somme in France.
Étienne Piquiral Male FRA RUG †13 March 1945. Died of illness in a POW camp during World War II.
Ernst Pistulla Male GER BOX †14 Sep 1944. Missing in action since 14 September 1944 in Russia.
Hermann Plaskuda Male GER FEN †21 March 1918. Killed in action in World War II. His grave is in the war cemetary in St. Quentin, France.
Werner Plath Male GER SWI †1945. Was executed by the SS in 1945. No further details known.
Otto Pohla Male EST WRE †July 1941. Drowned when German submarines drowned the prison ship on which he was travelling.
Ans Polak Female NED GYM †23 July 1943. Killed in Sobibór concentration camp.
Léon Ponscarme Male FRA CYC †24 November 1916. Killed in action in World War I in Verdun.
Janez Porenta Male YUG GYM †June 1942. Member of the Yugoslav resistance. Executed by Italian forces.
Bobby Powell Male CAN TEN Lieutenant in the 48th Canadian Infantry Battalion during World War I. Killed in action while fighting in France. Date and place unknown.
Kenneth Powell Male GBR ATH, TEN †18 February 1915. Killed in action while serving as a private in the HAC.
Siegfried Powolny Male AUT HAN †19 July 1944. Killed in action during World War II.
Reggie Pridmore Male GBR HOK †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.
Manuel Puig Male CUB ROW †20 April 1961. Executed by the Cuban government for his part in helping the US led Bay of Pigs landings.
Siegfried Purner Male AUT HAN †3 February 1944. Killed in action during World War II.
Joseph Racine Male FRA CYC †28 October 1914. With the 113th Regiment Infantry, he was killed in action in World War I.
Thomas Raddall Male GBR SHO †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 Male FRA POL †5 May 1916. Killed in action during World War I.
Richard Rau Male GER ATH †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 Male ITA GYM Killed in Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, date unknown.
Stasys Razma Male LTU FTB †1941. Killed in action during World War II.
Willi Reinfrank Male GER WLT †1 January 1943. Listed as missing in action at the Battle of Stalingrad.
Toivo Reingoldt Male FIN SWI †28 September 1941. Killed in action after an air crash in Eastern Karelia.
Josef Rieder Male GER CYC †13 July 1916. Killed in action during World War I.
Wilhelm Rietschel Male GER ART †18 December 1941. Killed in action in Ropscha, Russia during World War I.
Josef Ritz Male AUT FEN †31 July 1943. Killed in action in World War II near Kharkiv.
John Robinson Male GBR HOK †23 August 1916. Commissioned into the North Staffordshire Regiment, he was soon promoted to captain but died from injuries received in the Mesopotamian campaign.
Patrick Roche Male GBR ATH †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 Male EST SWI †1943. Died in a Soviet prison camp, but exact details not known.
Egon Roolaid Male EST SWI †1942. Died in a Soviet prison camp, but exact details not known.
Evžen Rošický Male TCH ATH †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.
Albert Rowland Male ANZ ATH †23 July 1918. Killed in action during the Second Battle of The Marne.
Piet Ruimers Male NED ATH †6 April 1945. Executed by German soldiers on the beach of the Isle of Texel.
Alfrēds Ruks Male RUS, LAT ATH †30 November 1941. Executed in a Soviet prison camp.
Heinrich Sack Male GER CAN †13 September 1941. Buried in a military cemetary in Kiev.
Richard Sahla Male GER EQU †1942. Killed in action in World War II.
Kenkichi Saito Male JPN SWI Died in World War II (per Volker Kluge), date and place not known.
Maurice Salomez Male FRA ATH †7 August 1916. Killed in action in World War I.
Paolo Salvi Male ITA GYM Killed in Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp, date unknown.
Ronald Sanderson Male GBR ROW †17 April 1918. Killed in action near Ypres.
Felix Scheder-Bieschin Male GER SAI †2 September 1940. Died on a ship which was hit by a torpedo.
Hans Scheele Male GER ATH †23 July 1941. Killed in action during World War II at the Eastern Front.
Adolf Scheffknecht Male AUT GYM †11 September 1941. Killed in action in World War II. His grave is on the war cemetery in Petschenga, Russia.
Heinz Schlauch Male GER SWI †21 February 1945. Killed in action during World War II.
Alfred Schmalzer Male AUT HAN †21 January 1944. Killed in action during World War II.
Heinrich Schneidereit Male GER TOW, WLT †30 September 1915. Killed in action as an artillery officer in France during World War I.
Richard Schoemaker Male NED FEN †3 May 1942. Killed in Sachsenhausen concentration camp.
Hans Schönrath Male GER BOX †10 February 1945. Drowned when hospital ship "SS General von Steuben" sunk by a Soviet submarine.
Koos Schouwenaar Male NED ROW †22 June 1941. Killed while flying back to England.
Arthur Tell Schwab Male SUI ATH †27 February 1945. Died in an air raid bombing.
Hans Schwarz Male GER SWI †28 Feb 1941. Buried in the war cemetery in Champigny-St.André, France.
Ludwig Schweickert Male GER WRE †11 July 1943. Killed in action defending the town of Orjol from recapture by the Soviet Army.
Karl Schwitalle Male GER WLT †7 February 1945. Killed in action in World War II.
Werner Seelenbinder Male GER WRE †24 October 1944. Killed by beheading in Brandenburg Prison after years in concentration camps for leading resistance movements against the Nazis.
Katsumi Shibata Male JPN HOK Died in World War II (per Volker Kluge), date and place not known.
Erich Siebert Male GER WRE †1947. Died during captivity post-World War II.
Evald Sikk Male EST WRE †8 August 1945. Executed in a Soviet prison camp.
Otto Silber Male EST FTB †23 December 1940. Executed by the Soviets.
Farid Simaika Male EGY DIV †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 Male GBR ATH †23 April 1944. Career Air Force officer, he was killed in a flying accident in World War II.
André Six Male FRA SWI †1914. Killed in action.
André Six Male FRA SWI †1914. Killed in action.
Pierre Six Male FRA FTB †7 July 1916. Killed in action during World War I.
Jonas Slier Male NED GYM †5 November 1942. Killed in Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
Michel Soalhat Male FRA ATH †25 September 1915. Killed in action in World War I.
Tadeusz Sokołowski Male POL EQU †6 February 1943. Murdered by the Gestapo in Minsk (Belarus).
Josip Šolc Male YUG FTB †May 1945. Ustaše member, executed by the Partisans.
Robert Somers-Smith Male GBR ROW †1 July 1916. Killed in action on the first day of the Battle of the Somme.
Werner Spannagel Male GER BOX †23 December 1943. Sent to the Eastern Front, his death was reported on 23 December 1943.
Sonny Spencer Male GBR ATH †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 Male POL FTB †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 Male POL FTB †16 April 1940. Executed in Lwow.
Tomasz Stankiewicz Male POL CYC †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 Male GER ICH † May 1945. Killed in action during World War II.
Hugo Strauß Male GER ROW †1 November 1941. Killed in action during World War II near Goldayeva in the Soviet Union.
Ludwig Stubbendorf Male GER EQU †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.
Karl Sudrich Male AUT FEN †18 September 1944. Died in a war hospital in Hungary from injuries sustained in World War II.
Teodors Sukatnieks Male LAT ATH Died in a Soviet prison camp, but exact details not known.
Gustav Sule Male EST ATH †3 April 1942. Starved to death in a Soviet prison camp.
Fusashige Suzuki Male JPN ATH †3 June 1945. Died in the South China Sea.
Monta Suzuki Male JPN ATH †November 1939. Killed in action during World War II.
Hildegarde Švarce Female LAT FSK †4 December 1944. Died in the bombardment of Heilbronn.
Stanisław Świętochowski Male POL ATH †25 December 1940. Shot in Moscow on 11 November 1940 by the Soviets NKVD. He had earlier been a prisoner in Kozielsk.
Józef Szajba Male POL SAI †1945. He was murdered by the Nazis in prison in Potulice (near Bydgoszcz) 1945, but further details are not known.
Jenő Szántay Male HUN FEN †11 December 1914. Killed in action during World War I.
András Székely Male HUN SWI †January 1943. Killed in concentration camp.
Henryk Szlązak Male POL WRE †30 September 1944. Killed by an artillery shell during the Warsaw Uprising.
Kazimierz Szosland Male POL EQU †20 April 1944. He fought in wars with Ukraine and Soviet Russia, and was killed in the forests of Grodziskiem Mazowiecki.
Ilja Szrajbman Male POL SWI †1943. Killed in the Warsaw Ghetto.
Georges Tainturier Male FRA FEN †7 December 1944. Method the Nazis use to execute him was decapitation with an ax.
Teizo Takeuchi Male JPN FTB †12 April 1946. Died in a detention camp in Siberia.
Harald Tammer Male EST ATH, WLT †6 June 1942. Died in a Soviet prison camp.
Mutsuo Taniguchi Male JPN ATH Died in World War II (per Volker Kluge), date and place not known.
Hans Tatzer Male AUT ICH †23 August 1944. Killed in action during WW II in France
Geoffrey Taylor Male CAN ROW †24 April 1915. Missing, presumed killed, during the Second Battle of Ypres.
Hugh Thompson Male CAN ATH †1942. Joined the Royal Air Force and was killed in an airplane crash in World War II.
John Thornton Male GBR ATH †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 Male GER ROW †28 July 1917. Killed in action during World War I.
Ezedin Tlish Male LBA TKW †August 2011. Killed during the 2011 Libyan uprising.
Martti Tolamo Male FIN ATH †14 March 1940. Wounded in died five days later in war hospital.
Dragutin Tomašević Male SRB ATH †1915. Killed in action during World War I in Serbia
Freddie Tomlins Male GBR FSK †20 June 1943. Killed as a RAF crew-member in fight against a German submarine in/over the British Channel.
Adalbert Toots Male EST WRE †1948. Died in a Soviet prison camp, but exact details not known.
Ernest Toussaint Male LUX BOX †14 November 1942. Shot in German Concentration camp Hinzert.
Kostas Tsiklitiras Male GRE ATH †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 Male USA HOK †18 October 1944. His bomber was shot down over Belgium.
Masaren Uchida Male JPN DIV, SWI †1945. Killed in action during World War II.
Tokutaro Ukon Male JPN FTB †1944. Killed in action during World War II.
Martti Uosikkinen Male FIN GYM †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 Male GER FTB †23 May 1943. Killed in action in World War II. Died from his wounds at the field hospital at Aleksino in Russia.
Stanisław Urban Male POL ROW †April 1940. A prisoner in Kozielsk, he was shot and killed in the Katyń Massacre.
Eugen Uuemaa Male EST ATH †25 July 1941. Executed by the Soviets in Tallinn before the Germans invaded Estonia.
Aleksey Uversky Male RUS FTB †1942. Civilian casualty of the Leningrad Blockade during World War II.
Ladislav Vácha Male TCH GYM †28 June 1943. Killed in action during World War II.
Antal Vágó Male HUN FTB †1944. Killed 1944 in concentration camp per Volker Kluge.
Hugo Väli Male EST FTB †1943. Died in a Soviet prison camp, but exact details not known.
Tjapko van Bergen Male NED ROW †2 February 1944. Served as a Rottenführer in the German SS and was killed on the Eastern Front in Russia.
Marcel Van Crombrugghe Male BEL ROW †23 September 1940. Killed in action during World War II.
Ru van der Haar Male NED HOK †15 May 1943. Died in a Japanese internment camp.
Johannes van der Vegte Male NED ROW †15 March 1945. Died in a Japanese internment camp.
Gerardus van der Wel Male NED ATH †31 May 1945. Killed in Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.
Alexander, Jonkheer van Geen Male NED MOP †27 February 1942. Artillery officer on the cruiser HNMS De Ruijter and went down with his ship during the Battle of the Java Sea.
Lion van Minden Male NED FEN †6 September 1944. Killed in Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
Jacob van Moppes Male NED WRE †26 March 1943. Killed in Sobibór concentration camp.
Martial Van Schelle Male BEL SWI, BOB †15 March 1943. Executed in transit camp Breendonk.
Hans van Walsem Male NED ROW †2 January 1943. Killed in Neuengamme concentration camp.
Nikolai Vekšin Male EST SAI †15 January 1951. Died in a Soviet prison camp.
Pierre Versteegh Male NED EQU †3 May 1942. Killed in Sachsenhausen concentration camp.
Heino Veskila Male EST BAS †July 1941. Died in June or July 1941 as a prisoner-of-war.
Justin Vialaret Male FRA FTB †30 September 1916. Killed in action in World War I.
Charles Vigurs Male GBR GYM †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 Male FRA FTB †26 December 1944. Executed as a collaborator.
Lorenzo Vitria Male ESP BOX †18 June 1941. Killed in Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp.
Hasso von Bismarck Male GER BOB †22 June 1941. Killed in action in World War II in Lithuania.
Hermann von Bönninghausen Male GER ATH †26 January 1919. Died from wounds from being shot in the face in World War I.
Bernhard von Gaza Male GER ROW †25 September 1917. Killed in action during World War I in Belgium.
Amon, Ritter von Gregurich Male HUN FEN †28 June 1915. Killed in action during World War I.
Béla von Las-Torres Male HUN SWI †13 October 1915. Killed in action in Italy during World War I.
Eduard von Lütcken Male GER EQU †15 September 1914. Killed in action during World War I.
Friedrich Karl, Prince von Preußen Male GER EQU †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.
Günther von Scheven Male GER ART †21 March 1942. Killed in action during World War II.
Konrad von Wangenheim Male GER EQU †28 January 1953. Died in a prisoner-of-war camp, possibly murdered.
Sadao Wakizaka Male JPN HOK Died in World War II (per Volker Kluge), date and place not known.
Edmond Wallace Male FRA FEN †18 August 1915. Killed in action in World War I.
Tapio Wartiovaara Male FIN SHO †20 February 1940. Wounded at Battle of Taipale and died the next day in Peace Military Hospital.
Birger Wasenius Male FIN SSK †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 Male NOR FTB †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 Male AUT WRE †15 August 1915. Died from illness during World War I.
Arthur Wear Male USA TEN †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 Male GBR ATH †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 Male GER ATH †16 February 1945. Killed in action during World War II as a member of the SS near Saargemuend in Germany.
Rémi Weil Male FRA DIV, SWI †20 November 1943. Died in Auschwitz concentration camp.
Ernst Weiß Male GER ART †15 June 1940. Committed suicide after the Germans occupied Paris, rather than allowing himself to be deported to a concentration camp.
Walter Werginz Male AUT FTB †21 March 1944. Killed in action in the Ukraine.
Paul Wevers Male GER CAN †4 March 1941. Died near Braunschweig in World War II when his plane crashed into the ground.
Miguel White Male PHI ATH †30 August 1942. Killed in action in the Philippines.
Israel Wijnschenk Male NED GYM †31 January 1943. Killed in Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
Arthur Wilde Male GBR SHO †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 Male ANZ TEN †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 Male BEL FEN †1918. Killed in action during World War I.
Edward Williams Male GBR ROW †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.
Harold Wilson Male GBR ATH †1916. Killed in action in World War I.
Herbert Wilson Male GBR POL †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 Male GER GYM †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 Male GBR POL †16 April 1941. Killed in an air raid.
Hans Woellke Male GER ATH †22 March 1943. Killed in action during World War II.
Heinz Wöllner Male GER ATH †13 September 1943. Killed in action during World War II at the Western Front.
Matthias Wörndle Male GER CCS †15 October 1942. Killed in action during World War II near Kansodarsk in the Soviet Union.
Roman Wörndle Male GER ASK †26 September 1944. Killed in action during World War II near Geilenkirchen in Germany.
Jan Wrzosek Male POL SHO †3 September 1939. Infantry commander in the Polish Army. Killed in action during the September Campaign in Złoty Potok (Śląskie).
Mikhail Yakovlev Male RUS FTB †1942. Civilian casualty of the Leningrad Blockade during World War II.
Teófilo Yldefonso Male PHI SWI †19 June 1942. Killed in concentration camp Capas, following the Bataan Death March.
Richard Yorke Male GBR ATH †22 December 1914. Killed in action in World War I while serving as a sergeant in the London Scottish.
Kiichi Yoshida Male JPN SWI Died in World War II (per Volker Kluge), date and place not known.
Miguel Zabalza Male ESP FEN †23 September 1925. Killed in action during the Rif War with Morocco.
Janusz Zalewski Male POL SAI †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 Male POL ICH There are suspicions, that he was taken out to the Sachsenhausen concentration camp where he died – details are not known.
Hans Zehetner Male AUT HAN †29 December 1942. Killed in action during World War II.
Stanisław Ziffer Male POL ATH Probably killed in action in September Campaign but the details are not known.
Branko Ziherl Male YUG DIV †August 1942. Killed in Kočevski Rog.
Ron Zinn Male USA ATH †6 July 1965. Although assumed deceased, technically still listed as MIA (missing in action) in Vietnam.
Mario Zorzi Male ITA SHO †17 February 1944. Died at a bombing raid in Frascati near Rome.
Feliks Żuber Male POL ATH †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 Male HUN FEN †24 October 1914. Killed in action during World War I.
Jerzy Łucki Male POL BOB †18 April 1939. Killed in action during the September Campaign in Kuty (now on Ukraine).