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Old 01-26-2013, 03:51 PM   #1
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Red Star,1399489,Rifleman,367th Rifle Regiment,70th Rifle Division

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Order booklet nr. 764691

1. Last name: Popkov
2. First name and patronymic: Aleksandr Antonovich
3. Military rank: Private
4. Sex: Male
5. Year of birth: 1903
6. Place of birth: Village of Drachi, Gritsev Raion, Kamenets-Podolsky Oblast
7. Party membership (since which year): Not a member
8. Education: Elementary
9. Nationality: Ukrainian
10. Since which year in the Red Army: From June, 1941 through September, 1945
11. Place of service (name of the unit) and position at the time of the award: Company clerk in the 367th Rifle Regiment, 70th Rifle Division
12. Current place of service and position: Storekeeper at Shepetovka city hospital, Kamenets-Podolsky Oblast
13. Home address of the awardee: Storekeeper at Shepetovka city hospital, 59 Lenin Street, Kamenets-Podolsky Oblast

14. Record of all awards received:

Names of the orders and medals/Their numbers/Numbers of the documents/Ground of award

Order of the Red Star 1399489 Temporary certificate nr. Ye-849573 Order of the 2nd Belorussian Front nr. 0513 of May 15th, 1945

Signature of the awardee: [signed]

I confirm the correctness of the data and the signature of the awardee (position and signature):

Military commissar of the city of Shepetovka
Major [signed]
January 20th, 1947

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Old 01-26-2013, 03:54 PM   #2
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Re: Red Star,1399489,2nd Belorussian Front

Order

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Order

Of the 2nd Belorussian Front

On personnel

May 15th, 1945 – Nr. 0513 – Active Army

On decorating personnel

On behalf of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, for the exemplary accomplishment of combat missions in the struggle with the German invaders and the valor and bravery displayed in the process, I decorate:

The following officers, non-commissioned officers, and enlisted men, currently recovering in frontline hospitals from wounds received during the fighting with the German invaders:

[…]

With the Order of the Red Star:

[…]

Private Aleksandr Antonovich Popkov, Rifleman in the 367th Rifle Regiment, 70th Rifle Division

[…]

Commander of the 2nd Belorussian Front
Marshal of the Soviet Union [signed] /Rokossovsky/

Member of the Military Council of the 2nd Belorussian Front
Lieutenant General [signed] /N. Subbotin/

Chief of the Personnel Section of the 2nd Belorussian Front
Colonel [signed] /Sergeyenko/

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Re: Red Star,1399489,2nd Belorussian Front

Award sheet

[Pen note: 2nd Belorussian Front; April 27th, 1945]

Award sheet

1. Last name, first name and patronymic: Popkov, Aleksandr Antonovich
2. Rank: Private
3. Position and unit: Rifleman in the 367th Rifle Regiment, 70th Rifle Division
Nominated for: Order of the Red Star
4. Year of birth: 1903
5. Nationality: Ukrainian
6. Party affiliation: Not a member
7. Participation in the Civil War, the subsequent combat actions to defend the USSR, and the Patriotic War (where and when): In the Patriotic War since July, 1941
8. Wounds and contusions received during the Patriotic War: Severely wounded in February, 1945
9. Since when in the Red Army: Since 1939
10. Drafted by which military commissariat: Military commissariat of the Gritsev Raion, Kamenets-Podolsky Oblast
11. Awards received previously (for which merits): None
12. Permanent home address of the prospective awardee and the address of his family: Village of Frachi, Gritsev Raion, Kamenets-Podolsky Oblast. Wife: Aleksandra Grigoryevna Popkova

Short, concrete description of his combat feat or merits:

He was severely wounded in the chest on February 10th, 1945 near the city of Tuchola while serving with the 367th Sandomierz Rifle Regiment of the 70th Rifle Division.

The estimated recovery period is 45 days.

Chief of Hospital for Slightly Wounded nr. 4174
Lieutenant Colonel of the Medical Service [signed] /Klenov/

Deputy chief for political affairs
Major [signed] /Pridein/
April 19th, 1945

By Order of the 2nd Belorussian Front nr. 0513 of May 15th, 1945 awarded the Order of the Red Star.

Assistant chief of the 3rd Subsection of the Personnel Section of the 2nd Belorussian Front
[signed]

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Re: Red Star,1399489,2nd Belorussian Front

Private Aleksandr Antonovich Popkov's Order of the Red Star, #1399489.

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