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Heroes live on in the legacy of generations

November 25, 2016
A memorial plaque in honor of reconnaissance officer Oleksandr Shapoval was solemnly opened at Kyiv Military Lyceum named after Ivan Bohun
Heroes live on in the legacy of generations

Yesterday, an opening ceremony of a memorial plaque took place in the Kiyv Military Lyceum in memory of alumnus Oleksandr Shapoval, who perished on August 5, 2015, while performing a combat task in the ATO area.

The right to open the memorial plaque was granted to the best lyceum students.

Upon graduation from Kyiv Military Lyceum, Oleksandr Shapoval continued his studies in the Army Academy on the faculty of airborne troops and intelligence.

He served in a separate reconnaissance battalion as an officer. He took part in the defence of Donetsk airport.

On August 5, 2015, Senior Lieutenant Oleksandr Shapoval was killed in line of combat duty.

By the Decree of the President of Ukraine, Senior Lieutenant Shapoval Oleksandr Serhiiovych is posthumously awarded the Order of Bohadn Khmelnytskyi 3rd degree.