|Cpl. Dāvis Baltābols|
Corporal Dāvis Baltābols, aged 30, was severely wounded during a battle with Taliban insurgents on 25th July 2009. He was evacuated by helicopter to a German Field Hospital in Afghanistan. He was then flown to a German Armed Forces Hospital in Koblenz, Germany.
He died there on 5th August 2009.
Corporal Baltābols had served with the Latvian Land Forces 1st Kajnieku Battalion. He was posthumously awarded the Grand Cross of the Order of Viesturs.