Order of the Red Star, #999834, 3rd Forward Technical Company, 2nd Baltic Front Chemical Detachment
Order Book (#342712) dated January 8th, 1946.
Unit Award Order
3rd Baltic Front Order 040/N dated 21st February, 1945
On behalf of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet USSR, I award the following decorations for exemplary accomplishment of the Command’s missions in the struggle against the German invaders and for having displayed valor and bravery:
Order of the Red Star to:
18. Corporal Aleksei Davidovich Zoloedov – Soldier, 3rd Frontal Technical Company (seriously wounded twice)
Signed 3rd Baltic Front Commander General of the Army Maslennikov and Member of the Military Committee General-Major Lopachev
Compiled by Koratin
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1. Last name, name, and patrionymic: Zoloedov, Aleksei Davidovich
2. Rank: Corporal
3. Duty position: Soldier – 3rd Technical Company
Recommendation for the Order of the Red Star
4. Born: 1914
5. Nationality: Russian
6. Party membership: n/a
7. Previous combat: in Patriotic War since November, 1941
8. Wounds or shell-shock: wounded and shell-shocked three times
9. In Red Army: since 1941
10. Inducted by: Voroshilovgrad Regional Military Commissariat, Voroshilovgrad Oblast
11. Previous awards: n/a
12. Home of record: [trans: entry intentionally obscured]
Short description of personal combat feat or accomplishment
Corporal Zoloedov has been a participant of the Patriotic War since November 1941. As a private in the Western Front’s 34th Rifle Brigade Independent Anti-Tank Rifle Company he was seriously wounded by a bullet in the right arm during an attack on the village of Novaya, Torusskii Region, Tula Oblast on 29th December, 1941.
After recuperation he was returned to a 4th Army, 333rd Rifle Division, 1122nd Rifle Regiment submachinegun company where during the assault on Velish on 17th January, 1943 he received his second serious wound in the right shoulder.
After another release from the hospital he returned to the 2nd Baltic Front, 23rd Rifle Brigade, 3rd Battalion, 1st Company and near Novosokolniki he received his third serious wounded in the leg and was shell-shocked.
Since 26th September. 1944 he has served in the 3rd Frontal Technical Company and during this time has proved himself a disciplined, productive Red Army soldier.
Conclusion: For active participation in the Patriotic War in the struggle against the German invaders he is deserving of the Order of the Red Star.
Signed Commander, 3rd Independent Frontal Technical Company, Senior Lieutenant Krapivin on (?) February, 1945
Endorsed Chief, 2nd Baltic Front Chemical Detachment, Colonel Filippov on 17th February, 1945
Awarded the Order of the Red Star by 3rd Belorussian Front Order 040 dated 21st February, 1945, signed Chief of Personnel 3rd Section (?)
Document for the Medal 20th Anniversary of Victory dated February 21st, 1967 by the Kirov Regional Military Commissariat Tashkent, UzSSR, Lieutenant Colonel Zadorozhniy, Serial #B0153040.
Document for the Medal 30th Anniverary of Victory, combatant, dated July 6th, 1979 by the Frunze Regional Military Commissariat, Tashkent, UzSSR.
Document for the Medal 60th Anniversary of the Soviet Armed Forces dated July 6th, 1979 by the Frunze Regional Military Commissariat, Tashkent, UzSSR.
Document for the Medal 40th Anniverary of Victory, combatant, dated February 21st, 1986 by the Frunze Regional Military Commissariat Tashkent, UzSSR, Colonel Nazirkhanov.
Order Book (#B822881) with an Order of the Patriotic War, 1st Class, (#626151), 1985 Jubilee Issue.
Corporal Aleksei Davidovich Zoloedov's Order of the Red Star, #999834
05-28-2015 10:43 PM
Hi Bill, a very nice group. He certainly deserved his award having been wounded so many times.
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