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Finally, my first Order of the Red Star: 443651

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    Awarded early, 1943. . .

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    I just put the money down for research into the star, looking forward to seeing what it brings. I will post up the info once it's in.

    Thanks guys
    Jason

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    Sounds great, Jason!

    I just got some info back on the star belonging to my political commissar... Dude looked like a badass!

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    Happy Days! My research came in for the Red Star:

    1. Last name: Kovrov
    2. First name and patronymic: Pavel Mikhailovich
    3. Military rank: Guards Senior Sergeant
    4. Sex: Male
    5. Year of birth: 1923
    6. Place of birth: Village of Makarovo, city of Soligalich, Yaroslavl Oblast
    7. Party membership (since which year): Member of the Communist Party since March 1944
    8. Education: Elementary
    9. Nationality: Russian
    10. Since which year in the Red Army: Since June 1941
    11. Place of service (name of the unit) and duty position at the time of the award: Chief of a radio transmitter in the 19th Independent Guards Motorized Reconnaissance Company, 26th Guards East Siberian Gorodok Red Banner Order of Suvorov Rifle Division
    12. Current place of service and duty position: Chief of a radio transmitter in the 19th Independent Guards Motorized Reconnaissance Company, 26th Guards Red Banner Rifle Division
    13. Home address of the awardee: Village of Makarovo, city of Soligalich, Yaroslavl Oblast
    14: Record of all awards presented:

    Names of the orders and medals Their numbers Numbers of the documents Ground of award
    Order of the Red Star 443651 Temporary certificate nr. A-737325 Order of the 26th Guards Rifle Division nr. 02/N of January 10, 1944
    Order of Glory, 3rd Class 168312 Temporary certificate nr. G-570329 Order of the 26th Guards Rifle Division nr. 048/N of October 30, 1944
    Medal for the Defense of Moscow - Permanent certificate nr. T-040861 Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of May 1, 1945 [sic]
    Medal for the Victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945 - Permanent certificate nr. Z-0321135 Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of May 9, 1945
    Medal for the Capture of Königsberg - Permanent certificate nr. A-024439 Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of June 9, 1945


    Signature of the awardee: [signed]

    I confirm the correctness of the data and the signature of the awardee:

    Commander of the 26th Guards Rifle Division
    Guards Major General [signed] /Chernev/
    March 14, 1946


    Order

    [Pencil: “1st Baltic Front, May 8, 1944”]

    Secret
    Copy nr.

    Order

    Of the 26th Guards East Siberian Gorodok Rifle Division, 1st Baltic Front

    (On awarding personnel)

    January 10, 1944 – Nr. 02/N – Active Army

    On behalf of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, for exemplary accomplishment of the command’s combat missions in the struggle with the German invaders and the hereby displayed bravery and courage, I award:

    The Order of the Red Star to:

    […]

    12. Guards Sergeant Pavel Mikhailovich Kovrov, chief of a radio transmitter in the 19th Independent Guards Motorized Reconnaissance Company

    […]

    Commander of the 26th Guards East Siberian Gorodok Rifle Division
    Guards Lieutenant Colonel [signed] /Senyakin/


    Award sheet

    1. Last name, first name and patronymic: Kovrov, Pavel Mikhailovich
    2. Rank: Guards Sergeant
    3. Duty position and unit: Chief of a radio transmitter in the 19th Independent Guards Motorized Reconnaissance Company, 26th Guards East Siberian Gorodok Rifle Division
    Nominated for: Order of the Red Star
    4. Year of birth: 1923
    5. Nationality: Russian
    6. Party affiliation: Candidate member of the Communist Party since 1942
    7. Participation in the Civil War, the following combat actions for the defense of the USSR and the Patriotic War (where and when): In the Patriotic War with the 2nd Baltic Front
    8. Wounds and contusions received during the Patriotic War: Wounded twice: on December 15, 1941 and June 19, 1943
    9. Since when in the Red Army: Since June 1939
    10. Drafted by which military commissariat:
    11. Which earlier awards (for which merits): None
    12. Permanent home address of the prospective awardee and the address of his family: _______________


    Short, concrete description of the personal combat feat or merits:

    While reconnoitring the village of Maloye Kosho, Serovnya and Goryano in the Gorodok Raion of the Vitebsk Oblast, comrade Kovrov always provided the scouts with uninterrupted communications with the command. While reconnoitring the village of Volotovka in the enemy rear, the radio transmitter was damaged by enemy fire. A skilled radio operator, comrade Kovrov quickly repaired the radio transmitter and re-established communications. During an engagement in the village of Salki comrade Kovrov personally killed three enemy soldiers and officers. He went on reconnaissance missions many times and always provided uninterrupted communications with the divisional command. He deserves the Order of the Red Star.

    Unit commander
    Guards Senior Lieutenant [signed] /Aubakirov/
    January 3, 1944



    He deserves the Order of the Red Star.

    Commander of the 26th Guards East Siberian Gorodok Rifle Division
    Guards Major General [signed] /Korzhenevsky/
    January 8, 1944

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    Fantastic stuff Jase! What an interesting read, these things really come to life when you can place them to an individual. You must be really pleased with the info you have, well done mate, congratulations.

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    Nice citation! These things really are a surprise. You never know what you're going to get, and the language used is always so colorful!

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    Hi VolksJager ,

    Nice Order

    A brief history of the 26 Guards Rifle Division (from the book The Red Army Order and Battle, Robert G.Poirier / Albert Z.Conner)

    Units : 75 , 77 , 79 Guards Rifle , 57 Guards Artillery Regiments
    - Raised at Chita , Transkaďkal Military District as 93 Rifle Division " East Siberian " 1936
    Designated Guards , 20 April 1942
    -Bryansk axis w/20 , 33 , 16 and 11 Guards Army , July 1943 .
    -Orel op. w/8 Guards Rifle Corps , 11 Guards Army July 1943.
    -East Belorussia w/11 Guards Army , Oct. 1943.
    -Gorodok w/11 Guards Army ( apparently to end of war ).
    -Orsha , June 1944.
    -Berezina River , June 1944.
    -Borisov , July 1944.
    -East Prussia , Aug 1944.
    -East Prussia , Jan 1945
    -Koenigsberg , Mar 1945
    -Pillau , Apr 1945
    -Rugenwalde , Poland w/70 Army , Nov 1946 ( Fevr1947 OB ).
    -" East Siberian Gorodok " , Order of Red Banner , Suvurov .

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    That does it, my next project is going to be researching my 3 Red Stars.

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    Thanks guys. I am quite happy with the outcome of this one. Seems like he certainly did his part in the war, plus I will have to get an order of glory 3rd class now! Would he have worn a guards badge etc?

    Thanks for the info Dom, I was looking for some on google but came up with nothing.

    Cheers
    Jason

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    Quote by VolksJager View Post
    Would he have worn a guards badge?

    Jason
    Yes. . .
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