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Juris Aploks
Born April 21, 1893
Died April 2, 1938
Place of birth Goldingen County, Courland Governorate, Russian Empire
Place of death Moscow, Soviet Union
Allegiance Russian Empire
Soviet Union
Service/branch Imperial Russian Army
Soviet Red Army
Years of service 1914–1918 (Russian Empire)
1918–1938 (Soviet Union)
Rank Komdiv
Battles/wars World War I
Russian Civil War

Juris Aploks (Russian: Юрий Юрьевич Аплок, Yuri Yuryevich Aplok; April 21, 1893 – April 2, 1938) was officer of Latvian Riflemen, later Soviet Komdiv. He fought in the 2nd Riga Latvian Riflemen Regiment of Imperial Russian Army during World War I before going over to the Bolsheviks during the subsequent civil war. He was a recipient of the Order of the Red Banner (1928) and the Order of the Red Star. During the Great Purge as a part of the so-called "Latvian Operation", he was arrested on December 18, 1937, sentenced to death by the Military Collegium of the Supreme Court of the Soviet Union on April 1, 1938 and executed the next day. Rehabilitated on June 25, 1958.


  • Гражданская война и военная интервенция в СССР. — М.: Советская Энциклопедия, 1983.
  • Список лиц с высшим общим военным образованием состоящих на службе в РККА. — Пг.: Воен. тип. Штаба РККА, 1923.
  • Удмуртская республика: Энциклопедия. — Ижевск: Издательство «Удмуртия», 2000.


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