Questions tagged [latvia]

For questions about ancestors and records in the country of Latvia. This includes previous political entities within the geographical boundaries of present-day Latvia, such as the period prior to the end of WWI when it was part of the Russian Empire.

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Locating Latvian Legion service records?

I am interested in looking for my grandfather Adolphs Gailitis' (b.1911) service records in the Latvian Legion in WW2. He was taken as a Russian POW but I'm not sure which year.
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Where to find Military Records in Latvian Army 1918-1920 Latvian War of Independence

Looking to find my Grandfathers military records. He served in the Latvian Army during 1918-1920 in the Latvian War of Independence. He was born in Walk and was in school in Dorpat(Tartu). He left ...
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Finding descendants in Latvia

My mothers father was from Lativa, he was born Apr 15 1922 in Dagda, Krāslavas Rajons, Latvia We know the names of his mother, father, brother and two sisters, but that is it! All we can find is his ...