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Native of Heinola died in Olonets

According to a letter received in Heinola, Bruno Schildt*, a 7th grade student of the local co-educational school, has fallen on the front of the Vilga River in Olonets Karelia. His body was left in the hands of the Reds. The deceased was 17 years old and he took part in the struggle for freedom of Olonets Karelia almost from the beginning; In the Finnish War of Independence, he fought on the Heinola front.



Länsi-Savo -newspaper, no. 77
July 16, 1919

* Bruno Jonas Christoffer Schildt (29.03.1902–30.06.1919)
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