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ZAKIS, FRICIS VOLDEMARS

  • December 6, 1903 - Born, in Blome
  • 1926 - Graduated from flight school (observer)
  • February 15, 1928 - makes his first solo flight (in a Letov S.16)
  • May 25, 1930 - participates in the Aviation Festival at Riga/Spilve.
  • 1931 - designated an officer candidate
  • May 31, 1931 - Participates in the Aviation Festival at Riga/Spilve.
  • September 9, 1934 - participates in the Aviation Festival at Riga/Spilve.
  • Rank: Lieutenant
  • 1940 - arrested by the Soviets, then repatriated to Germany because of his German background.
  • February 1, 1965 - Died, in Sydney Australia. Laid to rest in the Rukvuda cemetary in Sydney.

    Sources
    - Daugavas Vanagu Menesraksts 1965, No.3
    - Latvijas Aviacijas Vesture Bruvelis, Edvins
    - Latvijas Kareivis, May 22, 1930
    - Latvijas Kareivis May 30, 1931
    - Latvijas Kareivis June 2, 1931
    - Latvijas Kareivis, Sept.5, 1934
    - Latvijas Kareivis, Sept.11, 1934

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