(5. 10. 1920 - 27. 12. 1993)
M eliton Kantaria junior sergeant, scout 756 th Infantry Regiment (150 th Infantry Division, 3rd Shock Army, 1 st Belorussian Front). Born October 5, 1920 in the village of Jvari, now a city in Georgia, a farmer's family. Georgian. Member of the CPSU since 1947. Primary Education. He worked on the farm. In the Soviet Army in 1940.
. In the battles of World War II in December 1941.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union with the award of the Order of Lenin and the Gold Star medal Meliton Kantaria awarded May 8, 1946 for the perfect feat when hoisting the Banner of Victory over the Reichstag.
. In 1946 stprshy Sergeant Kantaria discharged
. Returned home, worked on the farm. A deputy of the Supreme Council of Abkhazian Autonomous. He lived in Sukhumi, worked as a store manager. Honor, a citizen of Sukhumi and Berlin. Honor, soldier soldier, part of. Died Dec. 27, 1993.
He was awarded the Order of Lenin, Red Banner, World War 1 degree, medals foreign decorations.
Egorov MA. Kantaria M.V. Victory Banner. M., 1975