Mobile Suit Gundam
The first captain of the White Base. When Char Aznable leads an attack on Side 7, he mans a cannon and is struck by shrapnel, becoming severely injured. He continues to command the ship in his wounded condition, with assistance from Bright Noa. When White Base arrives at Luna II and its crew is impounded, he convinces Commandant Wakkein to let them fight off Char. He dies soon after, and the crew holds a funeral for him, ejecting his body out of the ship.
Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin
Captain Paolo was a member of the Federation reserves who was called up to be captain of White Base. When Char's Musai attacks Side 7, Paolo heads out on a gunboat and is severely injured. He remains incapacitated as White Base heads to Luna II. There, he helps convince Wakkein, a former student of his to let the White Base crew remain and passes away moments later.