Pro Patria – Lasse Veikko Harjumäki

Lasse Veikko Harjumäki was killed at Syskyjärvi

A brickmaker from Hausjärvi, Lasse Veikko Harjumäki was newly married when he was called up for refresher training.

Assigned to the 14th Gas Protection Company, he took part in the viscous fighting at Syskyjärvi as part of IV Corps. During a heavy artillery strike on the 1st January 1940, Lasse Harjumäki was cut down. His body was returned to his home town of Hausjärvi.


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