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    Guards Master Sergeant Tikhon Fedoseevich Kovtun

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    Award Sheet. . .

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    Order Booklet 636681

    1. Last name: Kovtun

    2. Name and patrionymic: Tikhon Fedoseevich

    3. Rank: Guards Master Sergeant

    4. Gender: Male

    5. Birthyear: July 1921

    6. Birthplace: Kiev Oblast, Fastov Region, village of Skri(?)nivka

    7. Party membership: Comsomol member since 1939

    8. Education: elementary

    9. Nationality: Ukrainian

    10. Time in Red Army: since October 1940

    11. Place of service at awarding: Deputy Platoon Leader – 347 Rifle Division, 1177 Rifle Regiment

    12. Place of work at present: Simferopol Infantry Academy – Deputy Platoon Leader

    13. Home of Record: Simferopol, Kalinin St. #6; Simferopol Infantry Academy

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    14. Awards:

    Designation Serial Number Awarding Organization

    Red Star 700.307 347 Rifle Division dated 24.5.1944

    Verified by Simferopol Infantry Academy personnel officer on 2 April 1946

    Edited by Bill Garvy
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    Temporary Award Certificate

    Temporary award certificate #V 220320 attests that Rifle Platoon Leader Guards Master Sergeant Tikhon Fedoseevich Kovtun (347 RD, 1177 RR), residing in Kiev at 8 Comintern St. Apt. 13, was awarded the Order of the Red Star #700.307 by Order 39/N of the 347 “Melitopol” Rifle Division dated 24 May 1944. He was actually bestowed the award on 7 August 1944.

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