Private, Participant of World War II, The Hero of the Soviet Union (October 17, 1943)
He was born in 1924 in a peasant family in one of the villages of Sarkov village council (now Beruni district of Karakalpakstan). He was Uzbek. After finishing initial education, he worked on a collective farm. In September 1943, he was a member of the 985th rifle Regiment of the 226th Rifle Division of the 60th Army of the Central Front. He fought valiantly during the Battle of the Dnieper.
On the night of September 25-26, 1943, a group of sappers crossed the Dnieper near the village of Tolokun Rodnyasi in the Vishgorod district of the Kiev region of the Ukrainian SSR and began to fight. He distracted the enemy and aimed his blows at him, as a result of which the battle of the coastal area was successfully neutralized. As he was constantly changing positions, he gave the impression that a large landing party had crossed the river to the enemy. When additional forces arrived, he pursued the retreating enemy and personally killed almost a platoon of the enemy’s soldiers and officers.
By the Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of October 17, 1943, “For exemplary performance of combat duties, courage and heroism in the fight against Nazi invaders on the front”, Private Jumanyazov Urazbay was awarded the title of “The Hero of the Soviet Union”.
He died in the battle of December 12, 1943. he was buried in the village of Vistrelka, Kursk region.