"Born in 1919 in the city of Buzuluk. Russia. Lieutenant, platoon commander of a tank battalion of the 65th Tank Brigade. He was awarded the Orders of the Red Banner and the Order of the Patriotic War II degree. For the courage shown in the battles for the capture of Berlin, by the decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of May 31, 1945, Lieutenant Gnilomedov Ivan Andreevich was awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union."
Another honored ally,