Gurin, Anton Iosifovich

Date of birth:
September 28th, 1910 (Shpilki/Minsk Oblast, Russia)
Date of death:
October 22nd, 1962 (Leningrad, Soviet Union)
Buried on:
Graves Russian War Veterans Serafimov Cemetery
Nationality:
Soviet

Biography

During the war Commander of the destroyer Gremyashchy (The Thundering). Since 1943 commander of the 1st Destroyer Battalion in a Squadron of the Northern Fleet. Promoted to Rear-Admiral in 1948.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitan 2 ranga (Captain 2nd Rank)
Navy Cross
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitan 1 ranga (Captain 1st Rank)
Unit:
Komandir 1 diviziona esmintsev eskadry Severnogo flota (Commandant 1e Torpedobootjagerafdeling in een eskader van de Noordelijke Vloot)
Awarded on:
July 8th, 1945
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitan 1 ranga (Captain 1st Rank)
Unit:
Komandir 1 diviziona esmintsev eskadry Severnogo flota (Commandant 1e Torpedobootjagerafdeling in een eskader van de Noordelijke Vloot)
Awarded on:
July 8th, 1945
Orden Lenina

Sources

  • Photo 1: Public Domain
  • Photo: Public Domain
  • - Sterner C.D., Recipients of The Navy Cross, 1916 - Present,
    - War Heroes

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