Born in the village of Ust-Balyk (now the city of Nefteyugansk). Before the outbreak of the war he worked as a teacher at the Ust-Balyk secondary school. On August 4, 1941, the Surgut RVK was drafted into the ranks of the Red Army. The initial military training of R.N. Koshukov took place in September 1941 - February 1942. in Barnaul. Rank: Lieutenant, Platoon Leader. Combat path: served in the 504th rifle regiment. Disappeared on August 14, 1942.