Mykola Humeniuk was born on May 23, 1993, in the village of Ptycha, Dubno Raion. He was a soldier and a driver of the 51st Mechanized Infantry Brigade. Mykola perished during the departure from the battlefield of Ilovaisk through the so-called “green corridor” between the villages of Katerynivka and Horbatenko. On September 3, 2014, the soldier’s body along with the 96 bodies of the other deceased was transported to Dnipropetrovsk. On October 16, Mykola was temporarily buried as an unknown hero at the Krasnopil Cemetery in Dnipropetrovsk. He has been identified thanks to the DNA test.
His place of burial: the city of Dnipropetrovsk, Krasnopil Cemetery, a burial plot №79.
Today (Friday, August 3, 2018), a soldier Mykola Gumeniuk, who died at the age of 21 near Ilyaisky, was buried in the village of Ptich of Dubno district. Dubensky District Military Commissioner Volodymyr Strelchuk said, “Mykola Gumenyuk was considered missing for a long time. After long-term searches and genetic experiments, it was recently discovered that the remains of the soldier were buried four years ago in the Dnieper. Today the soldier was reburied in his native village.”