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Bravery Medal, Nr. 2498707

Article about: AWARD CARD Order booklet № B 968939 1. Last Name Vil’chinskis 2. Name and Patronymic Karlis Lyudvigovich 3. Military Rank 4. Sex Male 5. Year of Birth 1920 6. Place of Birth Lith

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    AWARD CARD

    Order booklet № B 968939

    1. Last Name Vil’chinskis
    2. Name and Patronymic Karlis Lyudvigovich
    3. Military Rank
    4. Sex Male
    5. Year of Birth 1920
    6. Place of Birth Lithuanian SSR, Mozhejka County, Akmenis District
    7. Party Membership Without any party affiliation
    8. Education Elementary
    9. Nationality Latvian
    10. In the Red Army since 9.1944 till 3.1946
    11. Place of service (name of the unit) and duty position at time of awarding 837th Rifle Regiment, 200th Rifle Division – Private
    12. Place of service and duty position at current time In his farm
    13. Home address of the awardee “Yaunyanajsh” Farm, Bukajshu District, Elgav County, Latvian SSR

    14. Record of all awards presented:

    Name of Orders, Medals,Serial Number,Numbers of Documents, Awarder
    For Bravery 2498707 Temp. Cert. E – 645144 Order of the 837th Rifle Regiment № 0282/N of 17.5.45

    For Victory Over Germany Perm. Cert. Zh – 0336135 Edict of 9.5.45

    Signature of the awardee (Signed) Vil’chinskis

    Correctness of the data and signature of awardee attested by:
    Elgav United County Military Commissariat
    Lieutenant Colonel (Signed)


    5 January 1948 / Chernyavskij /
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    Of the 837th Red Banner, Order of Kutuzov and Aleksandr Nevskij Rifle Regiment,
    238th Karachev Red Banner, Order of Suvorov Rifle Division,
    49th Army, 2nd Belorussian Front

    17 May 1945 № 0282/N Frontline Army

    In name of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Union of the SSR

    I Award:

    Medal “FOR BRAVERY”

    8. Deputy Spotter of a 45 mm cannon Battery, Red Army Man VIL’CHINSKIS KARLIS LYUDVINOVICH, for the fact that, in the battle during the forced crossing of the river Oder between 15 and 24.4.45 despite the strong firing of the enemy he, together with his crew, achieved with the firing from his weapon the destruction of two machineguns and up to 20 soldiers and officers of the enemy.
    Born in 1920, native of the Latvian SSR, Mitava Region, Bukajshu District, House Pogajshi. Single. Father: Vil’chinskis Lyudvin. He resides in the birthplace. Without any party affiliation, Latvian, drafted in the Red Army by the Mitava District Military Commissariat, Latvian SSR in 1944.


    837th Red Banner Rifle Regiment, Regiment Commander
    Lieutenant Colonel (Signed) / Tarusin /

    17 May 1945

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    His Medal for Bravery & Order Book. . .
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