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Artamonov, Ivan Filippovich

Date of birth:
March 7th, 1918 (Starozhivotinnoe, Voronezh, Russia)
Date of death:
January 5th, 1944 (Zhytomyr, Ukraine)
Buried on:
Mass Grave Soviet Soldiers 1944
Nationality:
Soviet

Biography

Ivan Aramonov. born on 7 March 1918, was drafted into service in 1940. He was awarded the 'Hero of the Soviet Union' title for merit during the crossing of the Dniepr river in September 1943. Lieutenant Ivan Aramonov was seriously injured in late December 1943 and died of his wounds in a hospital on 5 January 1944.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leytenant (Guards Lieutenant)
Unit:
25th Guards Rifle Regiment, 6th Guards Rifle Division, 60th Army
Awarded on:
October 16th, 1943
For courage and heroism during the crossing of the Dniepr and Desna rivers and holding a bridgehead despite numerous German counter-attacks.
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leytenant (Guards Lieutenant)
Unit:
25th Guards Rifle Regiment, 6th Guards Rifle Division, 60th Army
Awarded on:
October 16th, 1943
Orden Lenina
Goes with the Gold Star.

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