Georgy Aleksandrovich Nadirashvili

Medal for Courage nrs. 2106677 and 3106028 were awarded by Orders of the 168th Guards Rifle Regiment of November 23, 1944 and May 29, 1945 respectively to the 31- or 32-year-old Guards Private Georgy Aleksandrovich Nadirashvili (Георгий Александрович Надирашвили), a horse wagon driver in a medical company of the 168th Guards Rifle Regiment, 55th Guards Rifle Division, 20th Rifle Corps, 28th Army, 3rd Belorussian Front (later 1st Ukrainian Front).


Record card

Certificate nr. V-216822

1. Last name: Nadirashvili
2. First name and patronymic: Georgy Aleksandrovich
3. Military rank: Guards Private
4. Sex: Male
5. Year of birth: 1913
6. Place of birth: Village of Nukriani, Signakha Raion, Georgian SSR
7. Party membership (since which year): Candidate member of the Communist Party since 1947
8. Education: Semiliterate
9. Nationality: Georgian
10. Since which year in the Red Army: 1941
11. Place of service (name of unit) and position occupied at the time of the awarding: Rifleman in the 168th Rifle Regiment
12. Current place of service and position: Kolkhoz farmer at the Parizhskaya Kommuna ["Paris Commune"] Kolkhoz, village of Nukriani
13. Home address of the awardee: Village of Nukriani, Signakha Raion, Georgian SSR

14. Record of all awards received:

Name of the order or medal

Serial number

Number of the document

Ground of award

Medal for Courage [citation]

2106677

Temporary certificate nr. 749539

Order of the 168th Rifle Regiment nr. 036/N of November 23, 1944

Medal for Courage [citation]

3106028

Temporary certificate nr. 348597

Order of the 168th Rifle Regiment nr. 015/N of May 28, 1945

edal for the Victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945

Permanent certificate nr. 323354

Decree of May 9, 1945

Signature of the awardee: [signed]

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

Military commissar of the Signakha Raion
Major [signed] /Chagelishchvili/
February 3, 1947


Order [for his first MC]

Order nr. 036/N

Of the 168th Guards Red Banner Rifle Regiment, 55th Guards Rifle Division, 3rd Belorussian Front

November 23, 1944 - Active Army

On behalf of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, I award:

The Medal for Courage to:

[...]

9. Guards Private Georgy Aleksandrovich Nidorashvili, wagon driver in a medical company, for the fact that he, during the offensive fighting between June 24 and September 4, 1944 in difficult combat conditions, in forest-clad and swampy areas, managed to evacuate severely wounded men from the forward medical aid station to the medical company. The roads were poor and exposed to heavy artillery and mortar fire, and sometimes machine-gun fire as well. At the same time he ensured the well-being condition of the horses entrusted to him. During the period of combat he evacuated up to 130 severely wounded men.

Born in 1908, Georgian, not a party member, has been serving in the Patriotic War since 1942. Wounded on November 23, 1943. He is actively serving. Has been serving in the Patriotic War since 1942, drafted by the Military Commissariat of the Signakha Raion, not decorated before. Home address: Georgian SSR, Signakha Raion, village of Nukriani. Married to Yekaterina Simonovna Nidorashvili.

[...]

Commander of the 168th Guards Rifle Regiment
Guards Colonel [signed] /Belkin/

Chief of staff
Guards Lieutenant Colonel [signed] /Boldyrev/


Order [for his second MC]

Order nr. 015/N

Of the 168th Guards Gumbinnen Red Banner Rifle Regiment, 55th Guards Rifle Division, 1st Ukrainian Front

May, 29 1945 - Active Army

On behalf of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, I award:

The Medal for Courage to:

[...]

50. Guards Private Grigory Aleksandrovich Nadoroshvili, driver in a medical company, for the fact that he, throughout the operations in East Prussia and the final battles against the German forces in central Germany, showed examples of bravery and courage. In any and all combat conditions and under heavy enemy fire, he quickly evacuated severely wounded soldiers and officers to the regimental medical station. Thanks to his serious attitude toward his responsibilities, he saved the lives of many wounded soldiers and officers by evacuating them from the battlefield in a timely manner.

Born in 1908, Georgian, not a party member, has been serving in the Patriotic War since 1942. Wounded on November 23, 1943. He is actively serving. Has been serving in the Red Army since 1942, drafted by the Military Commissariat of the Signakha Raion. Awarded the Medal for Courage in 1944. Home address: village of Nukriani, Signakha Raion, Georgian SSR. Married to Yekaterina Simonovna Nadiroshvili.

Commander of the 168th Guards Rifle Regiment
Guards Colonel [signed] /Belkin/

Chief of staff
Guards Major [signed] /Stepanov/



Guards Private Georgy Aleksandrovich Nadirashvili


Nadirashvili's award group, obverse


Nadirashvili's award group, reverse

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