Second Lieutenant Lionel Ernest Schloss was an English officer of the British Army who died during the First World War.

He was born in 1893, in Nottingham, the son of Polish-born Rabbi Alexander Sigmund and Sarah Schloss (nee Horwitch). The younger Schloss studied at Aria College in Portsmouth before graduating from London University.

Schloss died on 31 July 1917, on the opening day of the Third Battle of Ypres, while serving with the 44th Company, Machine Gun Corps on the Western Front. He had been commissioned in 1915 and arrived in France in October 1916.

He has no known grave and is commemorated by the Menin Gate Memorial.


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