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Yarzhin, Genrikh Genrikhovich

Date of birth:
April 11th, 1924 (Leningrad, Soviet Union)
Date of death:
September 25th, 1943 (Yasnogorodka, Kiev region, Soviet Union)
Buried on:
Mass Grave Soviet Soldiers Yasnogorodka
Nationality:
Soviet (1922-1991, Socialist Republic)

Biography

Guards lieutenant and Hero of the Soviet Union Genrikh Yarzhin fell during clashes around Yasnogorodka, north of Kiev.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leytenant (Lieutenant)
Unit:
6th Infantry Company, 212th Guards Rifle Regiment, 75th Guards Rifle Division, Red Army
Awarded on:
October 17th, 1943
"For establishing a bridgehead on the west bank of the Dnieper River, and for displaying courage and heroism"

Posthumously awarded
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leytenant (Lieutenant)
Unit:
6th Infantry Company, 212th Guards Rifle Regiment, 75th Guards Rifle Division, Red Army
Awarded on:
October 17th, 1943
Orden Lenina

Posthumously awarded, goes with the Gold Star

Sources

  • Photo: Public domain