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Old 09-15-2012, 09:51 AM   #1
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Red Star,1400757,Battalion Commander,52nd Separate Artillery Regiment

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Record card of an awardee

Last name: Vacheishvili [Vaicheishvili crossed out]
First name: Aleksandr
Patronymic: Karpozovich
Rank: Captain
Position and unit: Battalion commander in the 52nd Independent Artillery Regiment

Awarded:

Awarded which order of medal: Date of the decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR: Awarded for what:
Order of the Red Star nr. 1400757 Order of the 1st Baltic Front nr. 042 of May 18, 1945 For combat with the German invaders
Deprived by Decree of October 8, 1951

Home address:

Biographical particulars

1. Year of birth: 1903
2. Place of birth:
3. Party membership and period: Not a member
4. Nationality: Georgian
5. Period of service in the Red Army:
6. Award documents are located in file nr.:

Awards issued:

Order or medal: Date of issue: Place of issue: Numbers of the orders and medals: Numbers of the award documents: Remarks:
Verified by the Department for Recording Losses

Other remarks:
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Old 09-15-2012, 09:53 AM   #2
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Re: Red Star,1400757,Captain,1st Baltic Front

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1. Last name, first name and patronymic: Vacheishvili, Aleksandr Karpezovich
2. Rank: Captain
3. Position and unit: Battalion commander in the 52nd Independent Artillery Regiment
Nominated for: Order of the Red Star
4. Year of birth: 1903
5. Nationality: Georgian
6. Party affiliation: Not a member
7. Participation in the Civil War, the subsequent combat actions for the defense of the USSR and the Patriotic War (where and when): From June 1941 to June 1942 and since September 1944
8. Wounds and contusions received during the Patriotic War: One severe and one light wound
9. Since when in the Red Army: Since 1930
10. Drafted by which military commissariat: Military Commissariat of the city of Tbilisi, Georgian SSR
11. Awards received previously (for which merits): None
12. Permanent home address (of the prospective awardee and the address of his family): ______________

Short, concrete description of his combat feat or merits:

Serving as battalion commander in the 214th Light Artillery Regiment of the 38th Rifle Division, he suppressed the fire of an enemy mortar battery and destroyed 6 firing positions while repelling a German attack on July 16, 1941 near the city of Yartsevo.

On August 20, 1941 he destroyed 30 cargo trucks near the city of Kholm.

He was wounded in battle on September 2, 1941.

While repelling German attacks near Sapun Mountain (Crimea), his battalion in the course of 3 days of combat, from July 26 to 28, 1942, suppressed the fire of 4 enemy batteries and killed up to a company of Germans. Firing on direct lay, the battalion knocked out 8 German tanks during these battles.

He deserves to be awarded the Order of the Red Star.

Commander of the 5th Training Battalion of the Officers’ Reserve of the Artillery of the 1st Baltic Front
Lieutenant Colonel [signed] /Gadzhiyev/
May 14, 1945



He deserves to be awarded the Order of the Red Star.

Chief of the Personnel Section of the Artillery of the 1st Baltic Front
Colonel [signed] /Murtazin/
May 16, 1945
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Old 09-15-2012, 09:58 AM   #3
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Re: Red Star,1400757,Captain,1st Baltic Front

Captain Aleksandr Karpezovich Vacheishvili's Order of the Red Star, #1400757. . .

Note the straight, 10 mm wide maker mark. Polished by previous owner(s).
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Old 09-15-2012, 10:11 AM   #4
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Re: Red Star,1400757,Captain,1st Baltic Front

Very interesting. Stupid question: Basis for the "Deprived by Decree of October 8, 1951"? Any idea why? No service record?
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Old 09-15-2012, 10:35 AM   #5
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Re: Red Star,1400757,Captain,1st Baltic Front

Stupid answer, I don't even know what that means, Ed, and I am still awaiting the Service Record.
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Re: Red Star,1400757,Captain,1st Baltic Front

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Stupid answer, I don't even know what that means, Ed, and I am still awaiting the Service Record.
I ask because of the group I have where he was expelled from the party for stealing automobile tires, but none of his awards were rescinded.

See: http://soviet-awards.com/forum/sovie...ch-supjan.html

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