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BLOMS, SERGEJS


Bloms
  • Born: October 7, 1897, Barkava pag.
  • 1916 - Called into the Russian army, serving until Oct.8, 1917.
  • January 10, 1919 - Volunteered for the Latvian army. Fought against the Bolsheviks.
  • July 14, 1919 - Distinguished himself in intense skirmishes against the Bolsheviks, repulsing an attack against greatly superior numbers and inflicting huge losses upon the enemy (Noted in the Lacplesis Order citation)
  • Joined the Aviation Division, attaining the rank of 1st Lieutenant.
  • Qualified as an observer, but he was responsible for the Aviation School's Aviation Mechanic section.
  • 1923 - Awarded the Order of Lacplesis
  • Died: July 26, 1928 in the crash of Letov S.16 #10.

Sources

- Lacplesa Kara Ordena Kavalieri Ilze Antena, ed.
- Latvijas Aviacijas Vesture Edvins Bruvelis

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