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Man from city of Hämeenlinna wounded in Olonets Karelia

According to a telegram received here yesterday, a freedom fighter from the city of Hämeenlinna vänrikki Ilmari Rytkönen has been wounded in Olonets Karelia. He has got a bullet in his leg and is being treated now at hospital in Vidlitsa. In a telegram, he says the hope to return to the front soon.

As we remember, this brave young man from the city of Hämeenlinna also shed his blood for the freedom of Estonia, being seriously wounded in the capture of the city of Valga. Nevertheless, he was ready to he hit the road again when the freedom of Olonets Karelia called him.



Hämeen Sanomat -newspaper, no. 132
June 15, 1919

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