GRISHIN YURIY MIXAILOVICH
yefretor a participant in World War II, Full cavalier of the Order of Glory (September 23, 1945)
Born December 25, 1925 in the city of Rostov-on-Don in a working class family. Russian. Graduated from 6 classes.
In January 1943 he was drafted into the Red Army by the Samarkand Military Commissariat.
At the front in World War II from March 1943. As part of the brigade, he participated in the Svir-Petrozavodsk and Petsamo-Kirkenes operations of the Karelian Front.
By order of the 7th Army on August 3, 1944, Red Army soldier Grishin Yuri Mikhailovich was awarded the Order of Glory of the 3rd degree.
By order of the troops of the 14th separate army of November 27, 1944, Red Army soldier Grishin Yuri Mikhailovich was awarded the Order of Glory of the 2nd degree.
On the night of August 9, 1945, Corporal Grishin, acting as part of an assault group, penetrated the Japanese border post and threw grenades into the windows of the barracks, suppressed the bunker. He boldly acted during the assault on the Pogranichnaya station (now the city of Suifinhe, China), among the first to break into the railway station, participated in the capture of the railway bridge, preventing its explosion.
By a decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of September 23, 1945 “For exemplary fulfillment of command assignments in battles and courage and heroism shown in the Far Eastern Front”, Corporal Grishin Yuri Mikhailovich was awarded the Order of Glory of the 1st degree.
In 1948, Petty Officer Grishin was demobilized. He lived in the city of Rostov-on-Don. He died on May 3, 2008.