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Auzans, Andrejs

General Andrejs AUZĀNS (4 Apr 1871 - 23 Mar 1953)
Former Major-General in the Russian Army, having commanded the 7. Bauska Rifle Regiment and the 2. Rifle Brigade. Also served as Chief of the Russian General Staff Topographical Section, including in the Red Army. Joined the Latvian Army on December 15, 1923 as a General. After retirement lived in Rīga, then fled to Germany during World War II. After the war, moved to England where he died.

15 Dec 1923 - 1924: Chief of Administration Section, General Staff
1924 - 1927: Member of Military Council, Ministry of War
1927 - Apr 1933: Chief of Topographical Section, General Staff
Apr 1933: Retired

Principal Sources:
Lāčplēša Kara Ordeņa Kavalieri, published by Latvijas Valsts Vēstures Arhīvs
Latvijas Armijas Augstākie Virsnieki, published by Latvijas Valsts Vēstures Arhīvs
Latvijas Bruņotie Spēki, by Edgars Andersons
The Armed Forces of Latvia 1918 - 1940, by Andris J. Kursietis
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