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Generalis Berkis

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[LAT] Slepnis ir neliela partikas kastite. Sakotnejais saturs: logbook, zimulis, asinamais, daži nieki mainai.UZMANIBU!!!!! Nekas nav jarok, japleš, jalauž![ENG] Cache is a small plastic container. Original contents: logbook, pencil, sharpener, some stuff for trade.
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Berkis Krišjanis, generalis, dz. 26.40.1884 Bauska, rentnieka dels. 1903 iestajies Vilnas karaskola, ko beidzis 1906; iecelts par podporuciku 2.Somijas strelnieku pulka Helsingforsa. 1909 paaugstinats par poruciku, 1913 par štaba kapteini. Pasaules kara sakuma komandeja rotu, velak bataljonu; piedalijas visas kaujas A. Prusija un tuvaka Krievijas pierobežas rajona. 1917 paaugstinats par pulkvedi-ltn. un uz paša velešanos parcelts uz 6 Tukuma latv. strelnieku pulku par bataljona komandieri; piedalijas Rigas aizstavešanas kaujas. Par pretošanos lielinieku revolucionarai komitejai arestets un atstadinats no pulka komandešanas; pec atsvabinašanas aizbedzis uz Somiju; 1918 aizbraucis uz Krieviju, no kurienes ka beglis caur Lju un Igauniju vacu okupacijas laika atkal atgriezies atpakal Somija. Ljas atbrivošanas karam iesakoties, B. ieradas Revele, iestajas Ljas armija un iecelts par latv. rezerves bataljona, velaka 2. Cesu pulka komandieri. Cinijies pret lieliniekiem, landesveru un dzelzdiviziju. 1919 iecelts par Latgales divizijas komandieri, piedalijies visas Rigas aizstavešanas un atbrivošanas kaujas, ka ari Jelgavas, Kurzemes un Latgales atbrivošanas kaujas, pie kam bez Latgales divizijas komandejis ari 1. Liepajas, 2. Ventspils, 5. Cesu kajnieku pulkus un Latgales partizanu pulku. Par kaujas nopelniem 1919 paaugstinats par pulkvedi, 1925
  • par generali. B. apbalvots ar Lacpleša kara ordena visam škiram un daudziem arvalstu ordeniem.

    General Krišjanis Berkis, born 26.40.1884 in Bauska, tenant's son. In 1903 joined Vilnius military academy, which he graduated in 1906, was appointed as „podporucik” in Finlands 2nd Rifle regiment in Helsingfors. In 1909 he was increased by „porucik”, and in 1913 as Captain of Headquarters. In the beginning of World War commanded the company, later-a Battalion; participated in all battles in East Prussia and near the Russian border region. In 1917 promoted to Colonel-ltn. And by own desire moved to Tukums 6th Latvian Rifle regiment as battalion commander; attended in the Riga defending battles. Because of resistance against Revolutionary Committee of the Bolsheviks arrested and dismissed from the regiment command; after Release fled to Finland, in 1918 went to Russia, from where the refugee through Latvia and Estonia during the German occupation once again returned back to Finland. Starting Latvian Liberation War, Berkis arrived in Revele, joined Latvian army and was appointed to Latvian Reserve Battalion, later- Commander of the 2nd Regiment of Cesis. Fought against the Bolsheviks, and Landeswehr iron division. In 1919 was appointed as Commander of Latgale Division, took part in all defending and liberation battles of Riga, as well as in liberation battles of Jelgava, Kurzeme and Latgale, and excluding Latgale Division, he commanded also1st infantry regiment of Liepaja, 2nd infantry regiment of Ventspils, 5th infantry regiment of Cesis and partisan regiment of Latgale. Because of battle merits in 1919 promoted to Colonel, 1925
  • to General. Berkis was awarded with all classes of the War Order of Lacplesis and numerous foreign orders.

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