KURBANOV ALEKSEY ABDURAHMANOVICH
Private, Participant of World War II, The Hero of the Soviet Union (February 22, 1944)
He was born on February 23, 1925 in the village of Niyazbash (now Yangiyul district). He graduated from high school. In March 1943 he was drafted into the Red Army.
During World War II, he was a sniper in the 282nd Guards Rifle Regiment of the 92nd Guards Rifle Division of the 37th Army of the Desert Front. He fought valiantly in the Battle of the Dnieper.
From September 30 to October 17, 1943, more than 150 enemy soldiers and officers were killed by sniper fire in the battles to occupy and hold the bridgehead on the west bank of the Dnieper near the village of Deriyevka, Onufrievsky district, Kirovograd region, Ukrainian SSR.
By the Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of February 22, 1944, “For exemplary performance of combat duties, courage and heroism in the fight against Nazi invaders on the front”, Private Kurbanov Aleksey was awarded the title of “The Hero of the Soviet Union”.
He died on July 28, 2008.