(15. 4. 1904 - 12. 7. 1974)
By oberidze Ermolai G. - Commander of 117 Infantry Division (69 Army, 1 st Belorussian Front), Major-General. Born April 15, 1904 in the village now Tshmori Onskogo District of Georgia in a peasant family. Georgian. Secondary Education. He worked as a laborer. In the Soviet Army in 1922. In 1939 he graduated from Kuksa.
In Private World War II from June 1941. He particularly distinguished himself in battle in July 1944. 27 July 1944 the division commander, Major General Koberidze personally with the vanguard of the division went to the eastern bank of the Vistula in gororda Kazimierz Dolny (Poland) and organized its forcing. Under heavy fire of enemy fighters, inspires the division commander, crossed to the west bank and seized a bridgehead there. Following the vanguard of the whole division, leading heavy fighting during the two days completely crossed the west bank of the river and began to consolidate and expand the bridgehead.
. W and skilful management of the division in the battle of the Vistula and shown the personal heroism and courage of April 6, 1945 Ermolai G. Koberidze awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union.
. In 1948 he graduated from the Military Academy of the General Staff
. Since 1961, EG. Koberidze Б┴┬ in Stock. Lived in Tbilisi. He taught at the university. Awarded 2 ordenamii 5, Lenin ordenammi Red Banner, Order of Suvorov, of 2 degrees, medals. Died July 12, 1974.
Sources: 1) The heroes of the Great Patriotic War
. Issue IV. 1974
2) Heroes of the Soviet Union: A Brief Biographical Dictionary. V.1. M.: Voeniz.1987.