guard staff sergeant, a participant in World War II, Full holder of the Order of Glory (06.29.1945)
Born on September 15, 1922 in the village of Bakchakalon, now in the Khatyrchi district of Navoi region, in a peasant family. Uzbek. He graduated from 8 classes. He worked at the state farm.
In November 1940 he was drafted into the Red Army. He served in the infantry as an excellent student in military training was sent to study at the Kharkov Military Infantry School. The war began when he was a cadet. In June 1941, along with the school, he was evacuated east to the city of Namangan. From the first days, like many cadets, he sought sending to the front. Only in the summer of 1942, with a marching platoon, never finishing his studies, he was sent to the army.
At the front since August 1942. He fought in the infantry, on the Volkhov, Leningrad and 2nd Belorussian fronts. He was wounded three times. By the beginning of 1944, Sergeant Ravshanov was the submachine gunner of the 340th Infantry Regiment of the 46th Infantry Division.
February 2-3, 1944 in the battles for the village of Log (Leningrad Region) broke into the house occupied by the enemy, and destroyed 9 Nazis.
By order of February 19, 1944, Sergeant Bahram Ravshanov was awarded the Order of Glory of the 3rd degree.
September 18, 1944 in a battle near the village of Voldi (Estonia), commanding the squad, he destroyed the enemy platoon soldiers and captured 3.
By order of October 2, 1944, Sergeant Bahram Ravshanov was awarded the Order of Glory of the 2nd degree.
On February 20, 1945, while in reconnaissance, he established the location of the enemy forces near the village of Lesnian (southeast of the city of Skurz, Poland). On February 21, while occupiting the village, Lesnian acted with tanks, indicating firing points to them. Delivering an information to the headquarters of the division, he destroyed 3 Nazis, and captured 1.
By decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of June 29, 1945, “For the exceptional courage, bravery and heroism shown at the final stage of the Great Patriotic War in battles with the Nazi invaders”, staff sergeant Bahram Ravshanov was awarded the Order of Glory of the 1st degree.
In 1945 he was demobilized. He lived in the city of Navoi. He worked as a fitter of the Yugprommontazh trust.
He died on January 31, 1988.