Khrushch Sergey Yuriyovych was the gunner of the airborne assault platoon of the 4th Airborne assault company of the 2nd Battalion Airborne assault 95th separate airborne brigade of highly mobile airborne troops Army of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Junior Sergeant.
He was born n October 3, 1975 in the village Verhivnya, Ruzhin district, Zhytomyr region. He graduated the high school. And by the military serving in the Armed Forces of Ukraine. After military service, he worked in his native village tractor. Later he worked in theater "Zhytomyrrybhosp", where he was mobilized into the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
In March 2014 he was mobilized into the Armed Forces of Ukraine. He served as a gunner airborne assault platoon of the 4th Airborne assault company of the 2nd Battalion Airborne assault 95th separate airborne brigade of highly mobile airborne troops of the Land Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (military unit A1910 Town Zhytomyr).
In the spring of 2014 he took part in the anti-terrorist operation in eastern Ukraine.
On May 13, 2014 during a combat mission by escorting (accompaniment) calculations 82mm mortars 2B-9, and the food at checkpoints on the outskirts of the village Oktjabrskoe Slavic Donetsk region, about 12:30 hours the column was fired from ambush. Militants attacked with grenades and were dense with small arms fire. More 30-40 attackers arrived in ambush in advance and they were located along the river in the bushes. The first shots of the grenades fell into second APC engine that caught fire and GAZ-66. The soldiers took the fight, which killed 6 soldiers and injured eight different degrees of severity. As a result of the battle Junior Sergeant Khrushch died.
On May 17, 2014 he was buried in the cemetery in the village Verhivnya, Ruzhin district, and Zhytomyr region.
He was awarded the Order "For courage" of III degree (19.7.2014, posthumously).
The wife and three children remain.
Killed in action:Battle of Kramatorsk, May 13, 2014.