Private, Participant of World War II, The Hero of the Soviet Union (October 30, 1943)

   He was born on August 2, 1919, in the village of Gagare in the Kazan region of Tyumen Region. He finished the 5th grade of school. He worked on a collective farm.
   In 1940 he was drafted into the Red Army. From August 1941 he served in World War II. He fought on the Western and Central Fronts.
   On October 16, 1943, a shooter of the 479th Artillery Regiment of the 65th Army of the Central Front Cheremnov was one of the first to cross the Dnieper near the village of Shitsa, Lvov district, Gomel region, and took part in repelling several enemy counterattacks. He was seriously wounded in battle.
    He died of his wounds on October 21, 1943. He was buried in the village of Lopatny, Repki district, Chernigov region.
   By the Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of October 30, 1943, “For exemplary performance of combat duties, courage and heroism in the fight against Nazi invaders on the front”, Private Yakov Cheremnov was awarded the title of “The Hero of the Soviet Union” (after his death).