Alexander Kruk was the driver of howitzer artillery platoon 3rd howitzer artillery howitzer artillery battery division of 79th separate airborne brigade of highly mobile airborne troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the senior soldier.
He was born on May 15, 1992 in the village Slyvyne, Mykolaiv district, Mykolaiv region. In 2007 he graduated 9 classes of secondary school of Solonchaki village, Ochakiv district, Mykolayiv region, in 2009 - the village secondary school Parutyne Ochakiv district, and in 2013 - Nadbuzkyy professional agrarian lyceum village Nadbuzke, Mykolaiv district, Mykolaiv region.
In 2011-2012 he passed the military service in the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
On March 24, 2014 he was mobilized to Ochakiv district military commissariat to the ranks of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. He served in the 79th separate airborne brigade of highly mobile airborne troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (military unit A0224, Mykolaiv city).
In the spring of 2014 he took part in anti-terrorist operation in eastern Ukraine.
On July 11, 2014 near the village Zelenopillya Sverdlovsk district, Luhansk region around 4:30 am n-terrorist groups fired from the MLRS "Grad" to the checkpoint of Ukrainian military shelling 19 soldiers of Iron 24th separate mechanized brigade and 9 soldiers 79th separate airborne brigade killed, among them Alexander Kruk was. Only 3 weeks after the attack, the body of Alexander was identified through DNA examination.
On July 30, 2014 he was buried in the cemetery of the village Solonchaki, Ochakiv district.
On December 5, 2014 in the village of Salt Flats Ochakiv district on the facade of the building of secondary school (street Ochakovskaya, 25), where Alexander Kruk studied, the memorial plaque was established to him.
He was awarded the Order "For courage” III degree (08/09/2014, posthumously).
The parents remain.