UZAKOV ABLAKUL URAZBAYEVICH
Sergeant of the Guard, Participant of World War II, The Hero of the Soviet Union (January 15, 1944)
He was born on April 10, 1922 in the village of Karatep, Urgut district, Samarkand region, in a peasant family. He was Uzbek. He graduated from the 3rd year of the Uzbek State University. From 1941 he served in the Red Army. He had been in World War II since August 1943.
Sergeant Ablakul Uzokov, the commander of the 1st Squadron of the 62nd Guards Cavalry Regiment (the 1st Guards Cavalry Division of the 7th Guards Cavalry Corps of the 61st Army of the Central Front), was active in the battles in the Chernigov region and crossing the Dnieper. On September 19, 1943, during the battles near the village of Klochkov in the Chernihiv region of Ukraine, the 1st Squadron was not allowed to advance German artillery. He managed to crawl into enemy positions without being noticed, and threw grenades at the enemy and shot them with a machine gun, destroyed six enemies and captured three.
On September 20, 1943, in a battle for the “1st May” state farm, he fired a grenade at an enemy machine gunner and killed him. On the same day, he killed about 35 enemies in the battles in the village of Chernish.
On the night of September 28, 1943, he crossed the Dnieper River and destroyed an enemy machine gun, which prevented the 1st Squadron from crossing.
By the Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of January 15, 1944, “For exemplary performance of combat duties on the front, in the fight against Nazi invaders, for courage and heroism”, Sergeant Uzakov Ablakul Urazbayevich was awarded the title of “The Hero of the Soviet Union.
He died on June 26, 1955 in Samarkand.