The Olympics - Track & Field Athletes

The Olympics - Track & Field Athletes

The lives of those who competed in Track and Field athletics events (running, jumping, throwing, etc.) at the Olympic Games, in addition to contributing to the war effort.

Created by: Yvonne27542

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  • Profile picture for Henry Sherard Osborn Ashington

    Born 1892

    Died 1917

    British Army Lieutenant East Yorkshire Regiment

    British Army Acting Captain East Yorkshire Regiment

    British Army Captain East Yorkshire Regiment 7th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Harold A Wilson

    Born 1885

    British Army 268573 Private West Yorkshire Regiment

  • Profile picture for Percival Molson

    Born 1880

    Died 1917

    Canadian Expeditionary Force Captain Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

  • Profile picture for Henry Maitland Macintosh

    Born 1892

    Died 1918

    British Army Captain Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

  • Profile picture for Bevil Gordon D'urban Rudd

    Born 1894

    Died 1948

    British Army Second Lieutenant Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

    British Army Second Lieutenant Machine Gun Corps

    British Army Captain Tank Corps

  • Died 1915

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 21563

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 21563 Private Canadian Infantry

  • Born 1884

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 690449

  • Died 1918

    New Zealand Expeditionary Force 32540 New Zealand Rifle Brigade

  • Royal Navy Lieutenant Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

  • Profile picture for James Duffy

    Born 1890

    Died 1915

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 29437 Canadian Infantry

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 29437 Private Canadian Infantry

  • Born 1886

    British Army 52802 Royal Buckinghamshire Hussars

    British Army 52802 Private Machine Gun Corps

  • Profile picture for Christopher Maude Chavasse

    Born 1884

    Died 1962

    British Army Captain 4th Class Chaplain Chaplain attached 10th General Hospital

    British Army Major 62nd Divisional Head Quarters

  • Born 1886

    Died 1916

    British Army Captain Royal Field Artillery 71st Bde.

  • Profile picture for Arnold Nugent Strode Jackson

    Born 1891

    Died 1972

    British Army Captain Loyal North Lancashire Regiment attached King's Royal Rifle Corps

    British Army Lieutenant Colonel Loyal North Lancashire Regiment attached King's Royal Rifle Corps

    British Army Lieutenant Rifle Brigade 13 Battalion

  • Profile picture for Malcolm Cuthbert Nokes

    Born 1897

    Died 1986

    British Army 153437 Gunner Royal Horse Artillery and Royal Field Artillery

    British Army Acting Captain Royal Garrison Artillery

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) 2nd Lieutenant Royal Air Force

  • British Army 2570 Private London Regiment

    British Army 24354 Private Army Pay Corps

  • Born 1891

    British Army 28074 Corporal Royal Engineers

    British Army Captain Royal Flying Corps

  • Profile picture for Henry Alan Leeke

    Born 1879

    Died 1915

    British Army Lieutenant Royal Warwickshire Regiment 9th Battalion

  • Air Force (RAF/RFC) Captain Royal Air Force

    British Army Second Lieutenant Rifle Brigade 6th Battalion

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) Captain Royal Flying Corps

  • Profile picture for Kenneth Powell

    Born 1885

    Died 1915

    British Army 1832 Private Honourable Artillery Company