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Meretskov, Kirill Afanasyevich

Date of birth:
June 7th, 1897 (Nazaryevo/Ryazan Oblast, Russia)
Date of death:
December 30th, 1968 (Moscow, Soviet Union)
Buried on:
Kremlin Wall Necropolis
Nationality:
Soviet

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Komandarm 2 ranga (Army Commander 2nd Rank)
Awarded on:
March 21st, 1940
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Komandarm 2 ranga (Army Commander 2nd Rank)
Awarded on:
March 21st, 1940
Orden Lenina
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General army (Army-General)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy voiskami Volkhovskogo fronta (Opperbevelhebber Volchov Front)
Awarded on:
January 28th, 1943
Orden Suvorova 1
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General army (Army-General)
Awarded on:
February 21st, 1944
Orden Suvorova 1
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General army (Army-General)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy voiskami Karelskogo fronta (Opperbevelhebber Karelische Front)
Awarded on:
June 29th, 1944
Orden Kutuzova 1
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy voiskami Karelskogo fronta (Opperbevelhebber Karelische Front)
Awarded on:
October 26th, 1944
Marshalskaya Zvezda
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy voiskami Karelskogo fronta (Opperbevelhebber Karelische Front)
Awarded on:
November 2nd, 1944
Orden Lenina
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy voiskami Karelskogo fronta (Opperbevelhebber Karelische Front)
Awarded on:
November 3rd, 1944
Orden Krasnogo Znameni
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Awarded on:
February 21st, 1945
Orden Lenina
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy voiskami 1 Dalnevostochnogo fronta (Opperbevelhebber 1e Verre Oostelijke Front)
Awarded on:
September 8th, 1945
Orden Pobeda

Sources

  • Photo 1: Public Domain
  • Photo: Public Domain
  • - Wikipedia