Kocetkov Gregory S.( Hero of the Soviet Union (4.VI.1944 city, posthumously).)
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Biography Kocetkov Gregory S.
(23.I.1904, der. Chebudalsya Atyashevskiy district, Mordovia - killed in battle 17.VIII.1943).
In 1926, Mr.. called to active duty and sent to the Trans-Baikal. After the demobilization remained in the Chita region. He took courses of Locomotive Engineers. Since 1928. worked as a machinist in the engine r. Sretensk. A volunteer went to war (1942). In February 1943. sent to the 875 th Infantry Regiment 158 th Infantry Division 39 th Army of the Kalinin Front. Ratna valor, courage and bravery displayed in the battles for the liberation of Smolensk region. When storming heavily fortified enemy strongholds in the region of Dr. Klyachin Duhovschinskogo area to. first went on the attack and pulling the troops a rifle company. Destroys 10 Nazis. Killed in that battle. He was awarded the Order of Lenin, World War 1-st degree. Its named after a street in g. Chita.