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.
Certificate nr. G-200337
1. Last name: Korneichuk
14. List of all awards received:
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
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1. Last name, first name and patronymic: Korneichuk, Pyotr Dorofeyevich
Nominated for: Order of the Red Star
4. Year of birth: 1918
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
Medal for Courage nr. 3423289, obverse and reverse
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