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Velichko Georgy Tarasovich

Born in January 1911 in St. Petersburg, in the family of a non-commissioned officer of the Life Guards regiment. In 1929 G.T. Velichko graduated from the Tatar nine-year school with a pedagogical bias and in the direction of the Barabinsk OkrONO was appointed a teacher of the one-piece Filoten primary school. He worked as the head and teacher of the Vorobievskaya elementary school, the Shipitsinskaya school of collective farm youth, the director and teacher of the Ascension seven-year school. From 1934 to 1938 Georgy Tarasovich studied at the Omsk Pedagogical Institute. A.M. Gorky at the Faculty of Physics. After graduation, he was sent to work as the head of the educational department of the Ostyako-Vogul Pedagogical National School, and in December 1941 he was transferred to the position of director. In May 1942 G.T. Velichko was drafted by the Khanty-Mansiysk OVK into the Red Army. Military rank: private guard. Position: shooter. Combat path: from June to November 1942 he studied at the 2nd Omsk Infantry School. On November 7, 1942, as part of the 38th Guards Rifle Division, he was sent to the front with a submachine gunner. From November to December 1942 he took part in battles in the Middle Don, was seriously wounded. After amputation of the leg in September 1943, he was demobilized due to injury. Awards: Order of the Red Star; medals "For Victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945", "For Valiant Labor in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945", jubilee awards. After returning to Khanty-Mansiysk, he worked as director of secondary school No. 1, and then director of the Khanty-Mansiysk pedagogical school. He died in July 1980. He was buried in Novosibirsk.