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Lavenieks, Janis

General Jānis LAVENIEKS (L.k.o.k.) (12 Jun 1890 - 17 Feb 1969)
Served in the Russian Army before capture by Austrian forces. After release, served in the White Russian Army before joining the Latvian Army on July 29, 1919 as Captain. In 1944 he fled with his family to Germany and after the war to the USA where he died.


29 Jul 1919 - Dec 1919: Commander, 1. Armoured Train
(Oct 1919: Promoted to Lieutenant-Colonel)
Dec 1919 - Feb 1920: Deputy Commander, I. Armoured Train Battalion
Feb 1920 - 1 Jul 1926: Commander, II. Armoured Train Battalion
(1925: Promoted to Colonel)
1 Jul 1926 - 1936: Commander, Armoured Train Regiment
1936 - Feb 1937: Divisional Commander training courses
Feb 1937 - Feb 1938: Commander, 12. Bauska Infantry Regiment
Feb 1938 - Oct 1939: Commander, Armoured Train Regiment
(1939: Promoted to General)
Nov 1939 - Aug 1940: Deputy Commanding General, 1. Kurzeme Division
Aug 1940: 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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Janis Lavenieks





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