The warrior perished on December 15, 2015, near Mariupol. His reconnaissance group came under enemy fire. Artem Nosenko received a mortal wound from a sniper’s bullet.
“When I asked my son why he had gone there, he said: “Mom, I went to defend you, our family, and not only us”. For me, he is a hero!.. He did not stay behind, he did not hide”, – looks backValentyna Nosenko, mother of fallen soldier.
The twenty-four-year old senior soldier was posthumously awarded the order “For courage” 3rd degree. Family members, school comrades and comrades-in-arms attended the unveiling of the memorial plaque.