ANDERSONS, PETERIS ARTURS
- Born: Nov. 9, 1898, near Valka
- Took part in the Battles for Latvian Independence, 1918-1919
- Was wounded and, when returned to action, was assigned border guard duty
- After the war, he became a member of the 7th Valkas' National Guard, and
remained such until the Soviet invasion in WW2.
- Further details of his military career can be found in DV Menesraksts, 1979, No.1
- Became a member of the Valka chapter of the Latvian Aero Club
- Completed the courses and was certified as a glider pilot and, eventually, an instructor.
- July 4, 1935 - Built his own glider, named "Ziemelnieks"
- After the war, he went to England and eventually to Brampton, Canada.
- Daugavas Vanagu Menesraksts 1979, No.1
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