Makhnovets‘ Vitaliy Ivanovych was the bomber of the 51 th separate Guards Perekopskaya Prague-Kharkiv-Volyn twice the Order of Lenin Order of Red Banner Order of Suvorov and Kutuzov Mechanized Brigade Armed Forces of Ukraine, soldier.
He was born on 7 April, 1981 in Lutsk, Volyn region. He graduated the 9th form of secondary school № 17 in the city of Lutsk, then - with honors Higher vocational school №6 in the city of Lutsk (now Volyn Technical College of the National University of Food Technologies).
He passed the regular military service in the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
In April 2014, he was mobilized to the Armed Forces of Ukraine. He served in the 51st Separate Guards Perekopskaya Prague-Kharkiv-Volyn twice the Order of Lenin Order of Red Banner Order of Suvorov and Kutuzov Mechanized Brigade Armed Forces of Ukraine (military unit A2331, the city of Volodymyr-Volyn,Volyn region).
In the spring of 2014 he participated in the antiterrorist operation in eastern Ukraine.
On 22 May, 2014, soldier Makhnovets‘ was killed during an armed attack by a Russian-terrorist group on the blockade of Ukrainian military personnel near the station Veliko Anadol near the village Olginka in the Volnovak district, Donetsk region.
On 27 May 27, 2014, he was buried on the Alley of the Honorable Graves of the City Cemetery in the village Garazhya, Lutsk district, Volyn region.
On 30 November, 2015 in Lutsk on the facade of the building of secondary school №17 (street Shchusev, 7), where Makhnovets‘ Vitaliy studied , the memorial plaque was established. On 17 December, 2015 in the city of Lutsk on the house (Sagaidachniy Street, 20), in which Makhnovets‘ Vitaliy lived, the memorial plaque was established.
He was awarded the Medal "Defender of the Fatherland" (04/06/2015; posthumously).
The mother and sister are left.