The designation for a member of an organization (primary military) of whom their death on duty is confirmed.
Killed-in-action Sentence Examples
It again, however, became the resort of pirates, and the names of many of the worst of these ruffians are associated with New Providence; the notorious Edward Teach, called Blackbeard, who was afterwards killed in action against two American ships in 1718, being chief among the number.
Percy Lyulph Wyndham, who followed his father in the Coldstream Guards, was married in 1913, a few weeks before his father's death, and was killed in action in France on Sept.
His father, an officer in the Artillery, was killed in action shortly after the birth of his son.
While the number of Americans killed in action per month has declined slightly bomb attacks are now the largest killer of American troops.
Was killed in action No. 1915 by a rifle grenade whilst handing over to the Royal Berkshire Regt at Vermelles.