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Yolkin, Vasiliy Dmitriyevich

Date of birth:
June 5th, 1918 (Lokno/Orel, Soviet Union)
Date of death:
January 16th, 2001 (St. Petersburg, Russia)
Buried on:
Krasnenkoe Cemetery
Nationality:
Soviet (1922-1991, People's Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitan
Unit:
869th Anti-tank Artillery Regiment, 52nd Army, Voronezh Front
Awarded on:
December 24th, 1943
"On 22 September 1943, Captain Yolkin's battery successfully repulsed an enemy counterattack near the village of Brigadirovka, knocking 4 tanks and 3 assault guns. Later, the battery took part in the battle for the Dnieper."

No. 2612
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitan
Unit:
869th Anti-tank Artillery Regiment, 52nd Army, Voronezh Front
Awarded on:
December 24th, 1943
Orden Lenina
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
For merit in repelling a counter-attack in the city of Malin, Zhitomir.
Orden Aleksandra Nevskogo
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
For courage and services in the fighting for Ternopil.
Orden Otechestvennoi voiny 2
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
For services and met in the Battle of Kursk.
Orden Krasnoi Zvezdy

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