KRIVSOV SERGEY VASILEVICH
Sergeant, Participant of World War II, The Hero of the Soviet Union (October 23, 1943)
He was born on September 17, 1904 in the village of Zavershe (now Ostrogojsky district of Voronezh region) in a peasant family. He was Russian.
From March 8, 1942 he served in the Red Army. He was a participant of World War II. On September 22, 1943, he crossed the right bank of the Dnieper in the Monastiryok neighborhood of the village of Balik in a reconnaissance team, captured an enemy officer, 3 soldiers, and obtained important documents.
On September 23, 1943, he determined the location of the Nazi artillery and called for artillery fire.
By the Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of October 23, 1943, “For exemplary performance of combat missions, courage and heroism in the fight against Nazi invaders on the front” Sergeant Krivsov Sergey was awarded the title of “The Hero of the Soviet Union”.
He died on February 8, 1979, and was buried in Troitsky Cemetery in Chirchik.