The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of General Rūdolfs Klinsons

Klinsons, Rūdolfs


* 13th of November 1889

† 16th of October 1941


1919-12-30 Lieutenant-Colonel
1924-11-18 Colonel
1936-10-01 General


1919-XX-XX 1920-XX-XX Commandant Military Academy
1920-XX-XX Retired
1920-XX-XX Recalled
1921-XX-XX Physical Training Instructor, General Staff
1921-XX-XX 1924-XX-XX Commanding Officer 9th Rēzekne Infantry Regiment
1924-XX-XX 1930-XX-XX Commandant Military Academy
1930-XX-XX 1936-XX-XX Commanding Officer 6th Rīga Infantry Regiment
1936-XX-XX 1940-XX-XX Deputy General Officer Commanding Latgale Division
1941-05-12 1941-10-16 Arrested by the Soviets and deported
1941-10-16 Condemned to death and executed
Picture source: Courtesy of Valdis J. Kursietis