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Memorial to the Martyrs of the Battle of Badr

List of martyrs in the Battle of Badr
List of martyrs in the Battle of Badr

This memorial, outside the site of the Battle of Badr, lists the names of the Sahabah (companions of the Prophet (ﷺ) who were martyred that day. They were the first Muslims to die in battle for Islam.

[Read about the previous landmark associated with the Battle of Badr: Burial place of the Martyrs of the Battle of Badr]

  • There are the names of the 14 Sahabah who gave their lives. The first six were Muhajiroon (Emigrants), the other eight Ansar (Helpers):
  1. Umayr bin Abi Waqqas (رضي الله عنه)
  2. Safwan bin Wahb (رضي الله عنه)
  3. Zish Shamalain ibn ‘Abdi ‘Amr (رضي الله عنه)
  4. Mihja’ bin Salih (رضي الله عنه)
  5. Aaqil bin al-Bukayr (رضي الله عنه)
  6. Ubayda bin al-Harith (رضي الله عنه)
  7. Sa’d bin Khaythama (رضي الله عنه)
  8. Mubashshir bin ‘Abdi’l Mundhir (رضي الله عنه)
  9. Haritha bin Suraqa (رضي الله عنه)
  10. Rafi’ bin al-Mu’alla (رضي الله عنه)
  11. Umayr bin al-Humam (رضي الله عنه)
  12. Yazid bin al-Harith (رضي الله عنه)
  13. Mu’awwidh bin al-Harith (رضي الله عنه)
  14. Awf bin al-Harith (رضي الله عنه)

[Read about the next landmark associated with the Battle of Badr: Burial place of the Mushrikeen of the Battle of Badr]