Antonina Alekseyevna Kornilova

Medal for Combat Merit nr. 2931819 was awarded by Order of the 18th Army of June 11, 1945 to 23- or 24-year-old Lieutenant of the Medical Service Antonina Alekseyevna Kornilova (Антонина Алексеевна Корнилова), senior nurse at Mobile Therapeutic Field Hospital nr. 5197, 18th Army, 4th Ukrainian Front.


Record card of an award recipient

Last name: Kornilova
First name: Antonina
Patronymic: Alekseyevna
Rank: Lieutenant of the Medical Service
Position and unit: Senior nurse at Mobile Therapeutic Field Hospital nr. 5197

Awarded:

Awarded which order or medal

Date of the Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR

Awarded for what

Medal for Combat Merit [citation]

Order of the 18th Army nr. 0307/N of June 11, 1945

For the fighting with the German invaders

 

[Stamped: Award issued]

 

Home address:

Biographical details

1. Year of birth: 1921
2. Place of birth:
3. Party membership and period: Member of the Communist Party
4. Nationality: Russian
5. Period of service in the Red Army:
6. Award documents are located in file nr.:

Awards issued:

Order or medal

Date of issue

Place of issue

Number of the order or medal

Number of the award document

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Award sheet

1. Last name, first name, and patronymic: Kornilova, Antonina Alekseyevna
2. Rank: Lieutenant of the Medical Service
3. Position and unit: Senior nurse at Mobile Therapeutic Field Hospital nr. 5197

Nominated for: Medal for Combat Merit

4. Year of birth: 1921
5. Nationality: Russian
6. Party membership and period: Member of the Communist Party
7. Participation in the Civil War, the subsequent combat actions to defend the USSR, and the Patriotic War (where and when): The liberation of Bessarabia from July 1940 to August 1940 and the Patriotic War since June 28, 1941
8. Wounds and contusions received during the Patriotic War: No
9. Since when in the Red Army: Since June 28, 1941
10. Drafted by which military commissariat: Military Commissariat of the Krasnogvardeisky Raion, city of Dnepropetrovsk
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:

Comrade Kornilova has been serving as a senior nurse at Mobile Therapeutic Field Hospital nr. 5197 since December 1944. Before that he served in the same position at Mobile Therapeutic Field Hospital nr. 2681.

Comrade Kornilova has lengthy work experience, being the therapeutic hospital's most senior nurse. With great skill and passion for her craft, comrade Kornilova sets up her ward at all of the hospital's locations. Comrade Kornilova's ward always contains rooms for officers, rooms for severely wounded men, and isolation units for undiagnosed diseases. Comrade Kornilova has exceptional regard for carying out her assignments. She arranges the proper care for the severely wounded. Comrade Kornilova put a great deal of effort into setting up the Army Rest Center within the hospital. Owing to her initiative and vigor, the proper comforts could be enjoyed in the Rest Center's officers' ward.

Comrade Kornilova fully deserves her nomination for the Medal for Combat Merit.

Chief of Mobile Therapeutic Field Hospital nr. 5197
Major of the Medical Service [signed] /Gitis/
May 14, 1945



Kornilova's award group, obverse

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