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LUMBERGS, EDUARDS (LUMBERGS-GRINBERGS)

  • March 28, 1903 - Born, in Skriveru pag., near Riga.
  • December 1923 - enrolls in a military school from which he graduates with top grades. Is assigned to the 10th (Aizputes) Infantry.
  • January 1926 - transfers to the Aviation Regiment and enrolls in flight school for pilot training.
  • August 20, 1926 - in an Albatros trainer, successfully completes his first solo flight.
  • June 13, 1927 - makes his first flight in a Sopwith Camel.
  • August 6, 1927 - Dies in the crash of Sopwith Camel #9.

    Sources

    - Briedis, Emils Latviesa Stasts, pg. 93
    - Bruvelis, Edvins Latvijas Aviacijas Vesture
    - Latvijas Kareivis 1927-08-07
    - Latvijas Kareivis 1927-08-09
    - Latvijas Kareivis 1927-08-10
    - Latvijas Kareivis 1927-08-11
    - Latvijas Kareivis 1927-08-13

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