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Name: Ernst Krislanovich Leman
Order of St. George, 4th Class
Cross of St. George, 4th Class
Order of St. Stanislas, 3rd Class
Ernst Leman Order of St. Anne, 4th Class
Country: Russia
Rank: Praporshik
Service: Imperial Russian Air Service
Unit: 19th Corps Fighter Detachment
Victories: 5
Born: 1894
Place of Birth: Lithuania
Died: December 1917
Place of Death:  
 
 
Leman enlisted in the army on 14 November 1914. In 1916, he transferred to the air service and completed flight training on 29 June. In April 1917, he was promoted to Praporshik (Ensign) and scored his first victory in May while serving with the 19th Corps Fighter Detachment. Severely wounded while scoring his fifth victory on 26 September 1917, Leman was hospitalized for months. He returned to duty on 22 November 1917 but was incapable of flying combat missions. Less than a month later, Leman died from a gunshot wound to the head. It's unclear whether he shot himself or was the victim of Bolshevik revolutionaries.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 06 May 1917   19th Nieuport Hansa-Brandenburg C.I 1 Shebalin
2 10 May 1917   19th Nieuport Fokker 2 Sarniki
3 27 Jun 1917   19th Nieuport Two-seater 3 Tsmenitzi
4 17 Aug 1917   19th Nieuport EA  
5 26 Sep 1917   19th Nieuport Two-seater 4 Near Gusiatina

1 Shared with Capt Alexander Kozakov, Capt Pavel Argeyev and 2Lt Zhabrov
2 Shared with Capt Alexander Kozakov and Capt Polyakov
3 Shared with Capt Alexander Kozakov
4 Shared with Ens Krisanov
 
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