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Pashkina (Takuntsova) Olga Ivanovna

She was born on October 15, 1909 in Kamyshlov (now Sverdlovsk region). After graduation from the city committee of the Komsomol, she was sent to short-term teaching courses, then worked as a teacher in the Bagaryak district (now the Sverdlovsk region), as a kindergarten teacher, and was actively involved in social work. In 1932 she entered the Perm Medical Institute, after which in 1937 she was sent to work in the Ostyako-Vogul National District as the head of the Samarovskaya outpatient clinic, and then as the head of the health center of the Samarovskiy fish canning plant. On May 25, 1943, she was drafted into the active army. Combat path: O.I. Pashkina began her service in the 104th road-building battalion. She received her baptism of fire near Staraya Russa. In the summer of 1944, she was transferred to the 461st medical battalion, 368th rifle division on the Karelian front. On October 16, she was wounded and dropped out of the unit. After recovering, she taught nursing classes. She sent requests to be taken to the front, but the requests were rejected. In May 1943, O.I. Pashkina received a summons and was sent to the North-Western Front in the road construction battalion. Here, all attention was focused on providing first aid and quick evacuation to the medical battalion. In May 1944, she was transferred to the medical battalion of the Karelian Front. O.I. I met Pashkin in Leningrad at the hospital. Awards: Order of the Patriotic War, II degree; medals "For the defense of the Arctic", "For the victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945", jubilee awards. She was demobilized in October 1945. After the war, before retirement, despite her disability due to injury, she worked in the clinic of the Khanty-Mansiysk fish processing plant. She died on September 4, 1979 and was buried at the Yuzhnoye cemetery in Khanty-Mansiysk.