Nina Ivanovna Cherepantseva

Order of the Red Star nr. 1941935 was awarded by Order of the Southwestern Group of Forces of July 29, 1945 to the 27-year-old Captain of the Medical Service Nina Ivanovna Cherepantseva (Нина Ивановна Черепанцева), a senior resident physician at Evacuation Hospital nr. 281, 3rd Ukrainian Front.

Promotions

Date

Senior Lieutenant of the Medical Service

April 26, 1943

Captain of the Medical Service

April 15, 1945


Record card

Order booklet nr. B-611115

1. Last name: Cherepantseva
2. First name and patronymic: Nina Ivanovna
3. Military rank: Captain of the Medical Service
4. Sex: Female
5. Year of birth: 1917
6. Place of birth: City of Leningrad
7. Party membership (since which year): Not a member
8. Education: Higher
9. Nationality: Russian
10. Since which year in the Red Army: From July 1941 through April 1946
11. Place of service (name of the unit) and position occupied at the time of the award: Chief of the Surgery Section of Front Evacuation Hospital nr. 281, 3rd Ukrainian Front
12. Current place of service and position: Temporarily unemployed
13. Home address of the awardee: 71-73 Korolenko Street, apartment 10, city of Kiev

14. Record of all awards received:

Name of the order or medal

Serial number

Number of the document

Ground of award

Order of the Red Star [citation]

1941935

Temporary certificate nr. Zh-795827

Order of the Southwestern Group of Forces nr. 084/N of July 29, 1945

Signature of the awardee: [signed]

I confirm the correctness of the data and the signature of the awardee (position and signature):

Temporary military commissar of the Lenin Raion, city of Kiev
Captain [signed] /Tkachikov/
August 5, 1946


Award sheet

All fields to be filled out fully

1. Last name, first name and patronymic: Cherepantseva, Nina Ivanovna
2. Rank: Captain of the Medical Service
3. Position and unit: Senior resident physician at Evacuation Hospital nr. 281
Nominated for: Order of the Red Star
4. Year of birth: 1917
5. Nationality: Russian
6. Party affiliation: Not a member
7. Participation in the Civil War, the subsequent combat actions to defend the USSR, and the Patriotic War (where and when): Has been participating in the Patriotic War since July 31, 1941 as a resident physician at Evacuation Hospitals nr. 3419 and 1816 and as a senior resident physician at Evacuation Hospital nr. 281 on the Southwestern Front and 3rd Ukrainian Front
8. Wounds and contusions received during the Patriotic War: No
9. Since when in the Red Army: July 31, 1941
10. Drafted by which military commissariat: Military Commissariat of the city of Voroshilovgrad
11. Awards received previously (for which merits): None
12. Permanent home address of the prospective awardee and the address of his family: ______________

Short, concrete description of his combat feat or merits:

Captain of the Medical Service Nina Ivanovna Cherepantseva has been serving as a senior resident physician with the Surgery Section.

Throughout the two years she has been working at Evacuation Hospital nr. 281, comrade Captain Cherepantseva has been acting as head of the Surgery Section and with honor carried out the tasks assigned to her.

All surgical procedures of the Surgery Section, where comrade Cherepantseva works as a senior resident physician, rest on her shoulders. On average she handles up to 200 wounded men simultaneously.

A large number of secondary sutures are applied here as well by comrade Cherepantseva's tender hand. Here one can observe all kinds of reconstructive surgery early sequestrotomies, necrotomies, and plastic surgeries, all conscientiously carried out by the talented and rising surgeon that is comrade Cherepantseva.

Comrade Captain of the Medical Service Cherepantseva is deserving and worthy of the Order of the Red Star.

Chief of Evacuation Hospital nr. 281
Major of the Medical Service [signed] /Slavin/
May 16, 1945



Cherepantseva's award group, obverse


Cherepantseva's award group, reverse

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