MORDVINSEV SERGEI ANISIMOVICH
lieutenant, participant in World War II, Hero of the Soviet Union (March 24, 1945)
Sergei Mordvintsev was born on March 27, 1900 in the village of Verkhnesyejeye (now Samara region, Neftegorsky district). He graduated from the 4th grade of the school. He served in the Red Army from 1918-1922. After his release, he lived and worked in the Samarkand region of the Uzbek SSR. In August 1941, Mordvintsev was drafted back into the army. From July 1942 he participated in the battles of World War II. In 1944 he completed his junior lieutenant courses. Until November 1944, Lieutenant Sergei Mordvintsev was a platoon commander of the 125th Artillery Regiment of the 6th Artillery Division of the 53rd Army of the 2nd Ukrainian Front. He worked hard to liberate Hungary.
On November 7, 1944, the Mordvintsev platoon was one of the first to cross the Tisza River in the area of the Kish-Kere settlement and take an active part in the battles to capture, hold and expand the platsdarm, attracting enemy fire. The Mordvintsev platoon is also active in the battles for the Tarnasentmikolos station.
By the Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of March 24, 1945, Junior Lieutenant Sergei Mordvintsev was awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union.
He died on April 21, 1963.