"Born in 1913 in the city of Syzran, Kuibyshev region. He was drafted into the Soviet Army in 1935 by the Denau Military Commissariat. Senior Lieutenant, sapper platoon commander. Awarded the Order of the Red Star and the medal "For Courage" in the battles during the crossing of the Dnieper, by the decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of March 24, 1945, Senior Lieutenant Mikhail Yermolaevich Volkov was awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union."
Another honored ally,