Aleksandr Loginovich Kuznetsov.
(From Kholm Slavy (The Hill of Glory). By G.N. Rokotov. Izdatel'stvo "Kamenyar" L'vov, 1965. Third edition with changes, 1972. Page 116. The "Hill of Glory" in the city of L'vov [Lviv, Lemberg] in the Ukraine is a large war cemetery.)
Guards colonel. Chief of political section and deputy commander of the 31st Barvenkov Separate Guards Flamethrower-Tank Brigade. Born 7 September 1900 in the village of Fedorovka, Prechistensk District, Smolensk Oblast. Russian. In the Soviet army since 1919. Began active service in the 2nd Moscow Reserve Artillery Brigade. While there he finished a school for junior commanders. Took part in the civil war. In 1926 graduated from a military-political school in Kiev and assigned as political director of a battery in the 45th Artillery Regiment. In 1940 he was sent to all-army courses for the training of political personnel, and was here when the war broke out. On 3 September 1941 he was charged with forming the 16th Tank Brigade. After organizing it, he became its commissar. In June 1943 he as made chief of the political section and deputy commander of the 31st Barvenkov Separate Guards Flamethrower-Tank Brigade. In 1938 he was awarded the medal "20 Years of the Red Army." During the war he was awarded the order of Lenin, twice the order of the Red Banner, the order of the Patriotic War 1st class, and the medal "For the defense of Leningrad." A.L. Kuznetsov was killed on 11 March 1945 in Poland in the village of Galjasowice, Strumen District. Row 9, plot 12.
Translated by Mark Conrad, 2004.