Aviators
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PENKS, OTO

  • November 8, 1930 - graduates from flight school. Rank: Lieutenant
  • May 28, 1933 - participates in the Aviation Festival at Riga/Spilve.
  • November 18, 1933 - promoted to the rank of 1st Lieutenant
  • September 9, 1934 - Participates in the Aviation Festival at Riga/Spilve.
  • March 23, 1937 - transferred to the 8th Reconnaissance Squadron (naval), based at Liepaja.
  • June 1937 - checks out on the Pirat floatplane.
  • October 1939 - serving at the Aviation Regimental HQ as adjutant in the Administrative section.
  • 1940 (Soviet Occupation) - arrested by the Soviets and murdered in the Valmiera prison.

    Sources

    - Bruvelis, E. Latvijas Aviacijas Vesture
    - Latvijas Kareivis, Sept.5, 1934
    - Latvijas Kareivis, Sept.11, 1934

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