Pyotr Dorofeyevich Korneichuk

Medal for Courage nr. 3423289 was awarded by Order of the 4th Guards Airborne Division of September 27, 1944 to the 25- or 26-year-old Guards Junior Sergeant Pyotr Dorofeyevich Korneichuk (Петр Дорофеевич Корнейчук), a medic in the 15th Guards Airborne Rifle Regiment, 4th Guards Airborne Division, 104th Rifle Corps, 27th Army, 2nd Ukrainian Front.


Record card

Certificate nr. G-200337

1. Last name: Korneichuk
2. First name and patronymic: Pyotr Dorofeyevich
3. Military rank: Guards Junior Sergeant
4. Sex: Male
5. Year of birth: 1918
6. Place of birth: Village of Nikolayevka, Novograd-Volynsky Raion, Zhitomir Oblast
7. Party membership (since which year): Not a member
8. Education: Secondary
9. Nationality: Ukrainian
10. Since which year in the Red Army: From December 1939 to May 18, 1946
11. Place of service (name of the unit) and position occupied at the time of the award: Medic in the 15th Guards Airborne Rifle Regiment, 4th Guards Airborne Division
12. Current place of service and position: Laboratory assistant at the medical center in the Ovruch Raion, Zhitomir Oblast
13. Home address of the awardee: Regional medical center, city of Ovruch, Zhitomir Oblast

14. List of all awards received:

Name of the order or medal

Serial number

Number of the document

Ground of award

Medal for Courage [citation]

3423289

Medal certificate nr. G-200337

Order of the 4th Guards Airborne Division nr. 076/N of September 27, 1944

Signature of the awardee: [signed]

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

For the military commissar of the Ovruch Raion
Major [signed] /Livshits/
March 13, 1949


Award sheet

All fields to be filled out fully

1. Last name, first name and patronymic: Korneichuk, Pyotr Dorofeyevich
2. Rank: Guards Junior Sergeant
3. Position and unit: Medic in the 15th Guards Airborne Rifle Regiment, 4th Ovruch Red Banner Order of Bogdan Khmelnitsky Guards Airborne Division

Nominated for: Order of the Red Star

4. Year of birth: 1918
5. Nationality: Ukrainian
6. Party membership and period: Not a member
7. Participation in the Civil War, the subsequent combat actions to defend the USSR, and the Patriotic War (where and when): 2nd Ukrainian Front since March 24, 1944
8. Wounds and contusions received during the Patriotic War: No
9. Since when in the Red Army: Since 1944
10. Drafted by which military commissariat: Military Commissariat of the Shargorod Raion, Vinnitsa Oblast
11. Previous awards (for which achievements): No
12. Permanent home address of the prospective awardee and his family's address: _______________

Brief, concrete description of his feat of arms or achievements:

During the fighting against the German and Romanian invaders, comrade Korneichuk acted bravely and courageously. On August 20, 1944, during the breakthrough of the multi-layered Romanian and German lines of defense, he administered first aid to enlisted men, non-commissioned officers, and officers under heavy enemy machine-gun, artillery, and mortar fire. He personally evacuated 19 severely wounded troops and their weapons off of the battlefield.

In combat on August 29, 1944, when the enemy was pursued, he administered first aid to 20 severely wounded men and commanders and carried them and their weapons off of the battlefield.

Conclusion: For his concern he showed for the wounded during the offensive operations and the bravery and heroism he displayed in the process, he deserves the Order of the Red Star.

Commanding officer of the 15th Guards Airborne Rifle Regiment
Guards Major [signed] /Sidorok/
September 10, 1944



Medal for Courage nr. 3423289, obverse and reverse



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