Юхимчук Олександр Володимирович
(30.01.1973 -24.01.2015)

Yukhymchuk Oleksandr was born in 1973 in the village of Povchyne, Novohrad-Volynsk Raion, Zhytomyr Oblast. Over the past 20 years, he lived in Rivne. Before conscription into the Army Oleksandr worked as the driver at an Ambulance Service Station in the city of Rivne.

In March 2014, he was called up to the Armed Forces of Ukraine, starting from spring Oleksandr was in the ATO Zone. He served in the 30th Guards Mechanized Brigade, permanently located in the town of Novohrad-Volynsk.  Oleksandr stood at checkpoints, repaired equipment. He was a humble guy and never asked for a vacation to visit his relatives, never was rotated.

Oleksandr died on January 24, 2015. Doctors suggest that the soldier died of acute coronary insufficiency. Oleksandr left a widow and an 18-year old daughter.

The soldier was buried in his native village of Povchyno, Novohrad-Volyn Raion, Zhytomyr Oblast.

According to the Decree of Rivne City Council №5756 on September 17, 2015, Yukhymchuk Oleksandr was conferred the title “The Honorary Citizen of Rivne”.

Publications about Yukhymchuk O. V.
Residents of Rivne will say goodbye to the Hero

On January 24, Yukhymchuk Oleksandr the driver at the Emergency Station in Rivne, born in 1973, suddenly died in the ATO zone. As the chief doctor of the Rivne Emergency Emergency Department told that Yukhymchuk Oleksandr was called to the ATO zone in March last year. He died likely through the acute coronary insufficiency. The Dean of Medicine says that the colleagues have already got out to take the body of the deceased, they have to arrive in the evening this day. –

Yukhymchuk Oleksandr was a wonderful person, a wonderful worker. He is likely to be buried in his native village Povchyne Novohrad-Volynskyi raion Zhytomyrska oblast. The deceased had a wife and an 18-year-old daughter. It was rinformed in the department of information and analytical support of the Rivne City Council executive committee.

Television channel Rivne 1

On May 28, in Novohrad-Volynskyi raion, with the participation of Danylenko N.V., the deputy head of the district government administrations were opened the last three memorial plaques in honor the servicemen of this district, who died in the east of Ukraine.

On October 14, 2015, in the center of Rivne next to the Holy Resurrection Cathedral and the city’s lore – the column of the Holy Virgin Mary – they opened the monument in memory of the nineteenth Heroes. A memory board for the ATO and Maidan Heroes was arranged at the crossroads of Soborna and July 16th Street.

On the board – pictures of the sixteen dead Rivne ATO soldiers and three Heroes of the Heavens hundred.






Oleksandr Yukhymchuk (01.30.1973 – 24.1.2015)