Soviet Medal for Bravery #1524691
Awarded to Guards Junior Sergeant Aleksandr Ipolitovich Demashev (Александр Анисимович Харлов)
For evacuating wounded from the battlefield by horse-drawn stretcher
Made of solid silver. Measures 37.20 mm in diameter and 2.38 mm in thickness. The height of the medal is 42.74 mm (including the eyelet) and it weighs 25.7 gram without its suspension.
The medal for Bravery is in nice condition with medium wear. The details of the higher laying parts like the rivets on the side of the tank and the canons are still visible. Over half of the lacquer filling the letters is present and its connection ring has been cut.
Short translation of the citation:
Medical company wagon driver, Guards Junior Sergeant Demashev Aleksandr Ipolitovich, who during the regiment’s combat actions near Delyatin and Ermchen, Stanislav oblast, supplied concise and excellent horse-drawn care to the personnel.
He provided the necessary quantity of support to the evacuation of wounded from the battlefield thus enabling the success of the engagement.
The full translation of the research can be read below:
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