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Pukhlenkin Roman Zakharovich

Was born in 1916 in the village. Seliyarovo (now the Khanty-Mansiysk region). In 1931 he graduated from the 7th grade of the Surgut secondary school. At the age of 16, Roman Pukhlenkin began working as a radio engineer at the Surgut radio center. In December 1932, the Ostyako-Vogulskaya (Khanty-Mansiysk) office of Uralzagotpushnin was sent to Sverdlovsk for a three-month course for hunters. After successfully completing his studies, he was a hunter of the Kondo-Sosvinsky hunting state farm. A year later, he already worked as a policeman in the Surgut department of the People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs, two more years later, by decision of the Surgut regional executive committee, he was appointed secretary of the Trom-Agan village council. Then he was hired as an inspector of state insurance in the Surgut regional financial department. In 1939 he became a member of the Communist Party, and in 1941 he headed the party organization of financial and banking workers. Mobilized into the Red Army in 1942 and sent to study at the Novosibirsk military-political school. After his graduation in 1943, he was appointed political officer of the mortar company of the 1713th reserve rifle regiment of the Siberian military district. After graduating from the Belotserkovsky Military Infantry School in Tomsk in June 1944, he was appointed platoon commander of the 1091st Infantry Regiment, and in January 1945 - a company commander of the same regiment. Combat path: participated in the battles for the liberation of Grodno, fought at Konigsberg, fought on the territory of East Prussia. In the battle for the town of Reichenberg on February 3, 1945, platoon commander Pukhlenkin and his fighters were among the first to break into the settlement. During this battle, the platoon destroyed three enemy machine-gun points and captured three prisoners. Two weeks later, Roman Zakharovich was wounded near the town of Velau. He met victory in the army hospital-camp No. 2296 in Insterburg, where he was undergoing treatment until May 20, 1945. After the end of the war, Roman Zakharovich remained in military service, commanded a company of the 208th reserve rifle regiment. On June 6, 1945, he was in the 63rd separate officer reserve regiment of the 3rd Belorussian Front. On April 14, 1947, he was appointed company commander of the 488th separate working battalion (prisoners of war). Awards: Order of the Red Star; medals "For the capture of Koenigsberg", "For the victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945." In the early 1950s, R.Z. Pukhlenkin was placed at the disposal of the head of the Construction Directorate of the Naval Ministry. For three years he lived with his family in the city of Kronstadt, on July 23, 1953, he left the army and returned to Surgut with his family, where he was hired as an instructor of the organizational department of the Surgut regional consumer union. After nine years in this position, he was appointed deputy director of the oil depot. In 1965 he was sent by the Surgut district party committee as an organizer to the district consumer union. In 1967, Roman Zakharovich became the head of the Beloyarsk Village Council, and two years later he was transferred to work at the Surgutneft oil field department. He passed away on July 7, 1970. He was buried at the Surgut cemetery.