JALOLOV XALMAT (JALOLOV KHOLMATJON)
guard staff sergeant, a participant in World War II Full cavalier of the Order of Glory (06.27.1945)
Born on April 20, 1921 in the village of Khanabad of the Namangan district of the Ferghana region of the Turkestan ASSR, now in the Namangan district of the Namangan region of Uzbekistan. From a peasant family. He graduated from the 10th grade of school number 27 in the village of Khanabad in 1941. He worked on a collective farm. In December 1941, he was drafted into the Red Army by the Namangan regional military commissariat of the Ferghana region of the Uzbek SSR.
In World War II from the beginning of 1942. He fought in rifle units. Since the summer of 1943, he fought in the 264th mortar regiment of the 4th Guards Tank Corps on the Voronezh Front, in September 1943 he was reported missing, but was only wounded and was hospitalized in another part. Since the end of 1943, he fought in the 55th Guards Tank Brigade of the 3rd Guards Tank Army on the 1st Ukrainian Front. He participated in the battle for the Dnieper, Zhytomyr-Berdychiv, Proskurov-Chernivtsi, Lviv-Sandomir, Vistula-Oder, Lower Silesia, Berlin, Prague offensive operations. In battles he was wounded three times.
The commander of the machine-gun section of the motorized battalion of machine gunners of the 55th Guards Tank Brigade (7th Guards Tank Corps, 3rd Guards Tank Army, 1st Ukrainian Front) Guards Staff Sergeant Dzhalalov Halmat bravely acted in the Lviv-Sandomir offensive operation. At the end of July 1944, when attacking the village of Knyazhevo (Gorodok district, Lviv region, Ukrainian SSR), he supported the flank of the advancing battalion with fire and destroyed 2 officers and 20 enemy soldiers. When repulsing the German counterattack, he steadfastly held the defense and forced the enemy to retreat. In the battle for the Kulikov station in the same area, when all members of the crew were out of order, one repelled a German counterattack, destroyed 18 soldiers and the calculations of 2 German machine guns.
By order of the 7th Guards Tank Corps dated August 13, 1944, sergeant Dzhalalov Halmat was awarded the Order of Glory of the 3rd degree “For exemplary execution of the combat missions of the Command at the front of the struggle against the German invaders and the courage shown by the guard”.
In the battle for the city of Wielum (now in the Lodz Voivodeship, Poland) on January 19, 1945, as part of a tank landing, broke into the city. His unit in street battles destroyed 23 Nazis and 2 trucks. On January 29, 1945, during the liberation of the town of Rybnik (now in the Silesian Voivodeship, Poland), the squad cleared the enemy of 3 houses in which German soldiers were defending, and also repelled the enemy’s counterattack. In battles, the squad captured 4 light machine guns and destroyed up to 20 soldiers. When repelling a German counterattack near the village of Tennesdorf (now in Silesia, Poland) on March 3, 1945, his squad destroyed four machine gun crews. On the same day, 2 trucks with military cargo were destroyed.
By order of the troops of the 3rd Guards Tank Army of April 9, 1945, staff sergeant Dzhalalov Halmat was awarded the Order of Glory of the 2nd degree “For the exemplary execution of the combat missions of the Command at the front of the struggle against the German invaders and the courage shown by the guard”.
In a Berlin offensive operation, while carrying out a combat mission ahead of the brigade’s battle formations on April 18, 1945, south of Berlin on a forest road, in a sudden meeting with the enemy, he personally destroyed up to 20 German soldiers, 3 light machine guns and a passenger car. During the storm of Berlin on April 24, with his squad, he was the first to forcefully cross the Teltovkanal and seize an advantageous position in the building on the north bank of the canal. Repulsing the enemy’s continuous counterattacks, that day he personally exterminated up to 30 enemy soldiers and destroyed 2 trucks. On this day he was wounded.
By a decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR dated June 27, 1945 “For exemplary performance of the combat missions of the Command at the front of the battle against the German invaders and the courage and courage shown”, the staff sergeant Dzhalalov Halmat was awarded the Order of Glory of the 1st degree.
In October 1945, demobilized. He lived in his native village of Khanabad. (There is no information about fate after 1997).