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OSTVALDS, OTTO

Otto Ostvalds
  • Graduated from Liepaja Technical school.
  • Enrolled in the Aviation Regiment
  • Sept. 18 1925 - graduates from flight school, requests assignment to naval aviation. (Rank: Sergeant)
  • Oct.19, 1926 - called to testify in the court martial of N.Jevlampjevs.
  • November 6, 1931 - dies, along with five others, in a mid-air collision at Liepaja, leaving a wife and small child. Laid to rest in Durbes Priediene Cemetary.

    Sources

    - Bruvelis, Edvins Latvijas Aviacijas Vesture
    - Gerbers, Alfreds, Daugavas Vanagu Menesraksts 1992, no. 2 pg. 26-28
    - Jaunakas Zinas November 7, 1931, pg.11
    - Prieditis, Erichs Eriks Latvijas Kara Flote

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