Ivan Ivanovich Mamoshin
Order of the Red Banner nr. 107213 was awarded by Order of the 3rd Guards Tank Army of April 29, 1944 to the 31-year-old Senior Lieutenant Ivan Ivanovich Mamoshin (Иван Иванович Мамошин), the deputy commander for personnel affairs of the 2nd Motorized Rifle Battalion of the 69th Mechanized Brigade, 9th Mechanized Corps, 3rd Guards Tank Army, 1st Ukrainian Front.
Senior Lieutenant Mamoshin went missing on February 4, 1945 and was declared dead on March 25, 1945, at the age of 32.
Record card of an awardee
Last name: Mamoshin
Home address: 3rd Guards Tank Army, 1st Ukrainian Front
1. Year of birth: 1913
1. Last name, first name and patronymic: Mamoshin, Ivan Ivanovich
Short, concrete description of his combat feat or merits:
Serving as deputy battalion commander, comrade Mamoshin showed himself a bold, courageous, and decisive commander throughout the period of combat. During the fighting for the town of Bazalia on March 5, 1944 comrade Mamoshin, located with the 1st Rifle Company, led the company in an attack and was the first to rush into the town of Bazalia, killing up to a platoon of enemy soldiers in the process. Commanding a foreward detachment during the fighting for the town of Kupel on March 8, 1944, comrade Mamoshin inspired the men by personal example, and in a quick assault the foreward detachment seized the southern outskirts of the town of Kupel, killing up to 30 enemy soldiers and officers in the process and suppressing three enemy firing positions. Comrade Mamoshin deserves the Order of the Red Banner.
Commander of the 2nd Mechanized Rifle Battalion
Order of the Red Banner nr. 107213, obverse and reverse
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