Mikhail Vasilyevich Karachev was born in 1908 in the village of Be Able-Gurt of the Udmurt ASSR. He was drafted into the Soviet Army in 1941, in the Active Army since March 1942 (Scout-observer).
On June 26, 1944, during the crossing of the Western Dvina River, Karachev was among the first to cross to the opposite bank, established contact with the division, and called for the fire of his mortars. The next day, near the village of Petrachki, M.V. Karachev found a cluster of enemy infantry and tanks. With its help, the 212th Guards Mortar Division shot down and destroyed dozens of tanks, self-propelled guns, cannons, and machine guns.
March 24 , 1945 By decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, M.V. Karachev was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union.
From September 1945 to March 1958, he lived and worked in the Arakaragai forestry of the Kostanay region. He died in March 1958. He was buried in Kostanay.
Description of the monument
Dating of the monument: 1958.
Location: Kostanay, Narimanovskoye cemetery, No. 4388
The tombstone and obelisk are made of sheet steel. The inscription on the plate:
"Mikhail Vasilyevich Karachev 1908 – 1958."