Oleksandr Borysenko was born in the city of Rivne. He graduated from Rivne Secondary School № 5. After this, he had been studying in the group №14 at the Technical College of the National University of Water and Environmental Management from 2008 to 2011. His qualification was the electrician of retail and refrigerating equipment. Having graduated from the college, Oleksandr joined the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
A twenty-one-year-old sniper served in the 30th Mechanized Brigade of the 8th Army Corps in the town of Novohrad-Volynskyi. He was one of the first people who were in Crimea during its annexation in March.
Oleksandr was severely wounded during the trench mortaring in the town of Lutuhine, Luhansk Oblast. He was delivered to the military hospital, but the doctors could not save the soldier. Oleksandr died on September 1, 2014. The Hero was buried on the Alley of the Heavenly Hundred at the cemetery “Nove”.
According to the Presidential Executive Order № 270/2015 on May 15, 2015, he was posthumously decorated with the Third Class Order For Bravery “for valor and high professionalism demonstrated in the protection of sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, loyalty to the military oath”.
Oleksandr Borysenko was awarded the title “The Honorary Citizen of the City of Rivne” by the Rivne City Council decision No5756 from September 17, 2015.