Born on December 25, 1916 in the village of Tyapugino (now the Ust-Ishim district of the Tyumen region). From 1938 to October 12, 1940 he served in the regular army as a telephone operator. After returning home after the courses, he began to work as an agricultural technician. Called on August 23, 1941 by the Baikal RVK. Passed courses for radio operators. Combat path: at the beginning of 1942 he took part in combat operations on the North-Western Front near Staraya Russa in the 16th artillery division. Then he was sent to the Bryansk Front, the 2nd Ukrainian. He crossed the Dniester to the Carpathian Mountains. He took part in the Yassy-Chisinau operation, then his combat path passed through Hungary and Austria. On May 7, a breakthrough was made into German territory, here P.P. Gavrin met Victory and finished his military career. Awards: Order of the Patriotic War II degree, medals "For Courage", "For the capture of Budapest", "For the victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945", jubilee awards. Demobilized in May 1946. After the end of the war he returned to the city of Khanty-Mansiysk, where he studied at the regional courses for projectionists. He worked in a cinema as a projectionist and then as a cinema administrator. After he worked as a projectionist in the Oktyabrsky district, in 1950 he returned to Khanty-Mansiysk and became the director of the cinema. He also worked as the head of the timber industry warehouse and in the printing house of the District Executive Committee until 1968. The last place of work for Pavel Petrovich Gavrin was the District Communication Center, he retired in 1973. He died on July 26, 1992.