(19. 12. 1923 - 5. 5. 2000)
F omenko Nicholas Maksimovich lieutenant commander of the battery 469 th Infantry Regiment (150 th Infantry Division, 3rd Shock Army, 1 st Belorussian Front). Born December 19, 1923 in the village of St. Nicholas Grider Petrovsky district, Stavropol Territory in a peasant family. Russian. Member of the CPSU since 1943. He graduated from the 8 classes. He worked on the farm. In the Soviet Army from February 1942. A graduate of the 1 st artillery school in Rostov.
At the front, from August 1942. He was awarded with: Lenin, two World War I and one of degree - II degree, the Red Star, "For Service to Motherland in the Armed Forces of the USSR" III degree and medals. At home in Rostov-na-Donu, where he lived hero, a memorial plaque.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union with the award of the Order of Lenin and medal "Gold Star" Nikolai Fomenko Maximovich conferred May 15, 1946 for bravery and courage shown in battle during the storming of Berlin.
. With tarshy Lieutenant Fomenko particularly distinguished himself in combat during the assault and capture of the Reichstag in Berlin
. For example, only between 16 - 28 April 1945, he personally destroyed the guns of the ACS 2, 3 guns, a few firing points, and the battery 7 repulsed enemy attacks, destroyed 3 tanks, put down the fire up to 20 machine-gun nests, first crossed the Channel Berlin-Spandau .
. After the war, in 1956 he graduated from the Artillery Academy
. F.E. Dzerzhinsky. From 1963 to 1976 he served in the school as a teacher, deputy head of the Faculty Б•ї 2 for political. In 1976, retired to the reserve in the rank of colonel. He was head of the museum of history and of military glory of the Red Banner of the North Caucasian Military District. Member of the Victory Parade in Moscow (1945, 1990).
In action May 5, 2000. He was buried in Rostov-na-Donu.
Sources: 1) Heroes of the Soviet Union: A Brief Biographical Dictionary
. V.2. M.: Voeniz.1988.
2) Dear Heroes. Rostov-na-Donu, 1995