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Kuyvashev Fedor Alexandrovich

Was born on February 5, 1918 in Surgut. In 1935 he graduated from the 7th grade of the Surgut school. As a teenager, he went hunting, caught wood grouses and partridges. In his youth, he was fond of fishing. He was drafted into the ranks of the Red Army in 1938. He served in the Far East. He was sent to the front in November 1942. Combat path: he fought on the Central, Bryansk, Belorussian and Western fronts, participated in the liberation of Belarus, the Baltic states, Poland, took Berlin. On July 29, 1943, 26 dive bombers unleashed their terrible burden on the battle formations of Soviet units. The batteries of the 37th Battalion fired back at them. One of the enemy aircraft Ju-87 shot down the crew of an anti-aircraft gun under the command of F.A. Kuyvashev. Awards: Order of the Red Banner, Order of the Patriotic War, II degree; medals "For Courage", "For the Capture of Berlin", "For Victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945." In March 1946, after demobilization, Fyodor Kuyvashev returned home. He worked as chairman of the 8th Marta fishing artel, in the district party committee, was the party organizer of the Lenin's Way collective farm on Beliy Yar, and worked for a very long time in the district communications office. Fyodor Aleksandrovich Kuyvashev has worked in his hometown for over half a century. Being on a well-deserved rest, until the last days he actively participated in social work, often attended schools, told children the truth about the war, taught them peace and kindness. He passed away on November 12, 1997. He was buried at the Chernorechensky cemetery in Surgut.