AKHMIROV KASIM SHABANOVICH
Junior Lieutenant, Participant in World War II, The Hero of the Soviet Union (October 17, 1943)
He was born on January 24, 1923 in the Tatar village of Altata (now Dergachevsky district of Saratov region) in a peasant family. He was Tatar. In 1934, he and his family moved to the Krasnovsky State Farm № 62 in Kazakhstan. He was educated in a Russian school there. He had an incomplete secondary education. In 1941 he finished the 7th grade.
On March 23, 1942 he was drafted into the Red Army by the Kitab district military unit of the Kashkadarya region of the Uzbek SSR. From April 15, 1942 to July 1, 1942, he studied in the junior lieutenant courses of the Voronezh front. July 1, 1942 he became the commander of the Artillery Platoon.
Junior Lieutenant Kasim Akhmirov, Commander of the 383rd Rifle Regiment (the 121st Rifle Division of the 60th Army of Central Front), was particularly active in the battles in September 1943, on the east of Konotop, Sumy Oblast of Ukraine.
In the battle for the village of Chumakovo, the commander of the shooter company was killed, and Junior Lieutenant Akhmirov took command of the company. Under his leading, the warriors attacked and performed the combat mission with honor.
By the Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of October 17, 1943, “For exemplary performance of command duties and bravery and heroism in the fight against Nazi invaders on the front” Junior Lieutenant Akhmirov Kasim Shabanovich was awarded the title of “The Hero of the Soviet Union”.
After the war in Hungary, K.Sh.Akhmirov became an assistant commandant in Szekeshehervar of Hungary. In November 1945, he graduated from the officer training course. In September 1946, Senior Lieutenant of the Guard K.Sh.Akhmirov went on reserve.
He returned to Shakhrisabz, Kashkadarya region of Uzbekistan. He worked at the Shahrisabz cannery.
Kasim Shabanovich Akhmirov died on June 6, 1951 in Belogorsk of Amur region, while on duty.