Polehen‘ko Dmytro Pavlovych was the captain of 1st Division of the 1 st Company of the Protection of the 13th Territorial Defense Battalion of Chernihiv-1 of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, a soldier.
He was born on 27 March , 1988 in the city Chernihiv. In 2005, he graduated the 9th forms of secondary school №14 of the city Chernihiv, then - Chernihiv professional lyceum of the woodworking industry. He worked as a furniture assembler in the construction hypermarket Vienna in Chernihiv.
In the winter of 2013-2014, during the Revolution of Virtue, he was repeatedly on the Independence Square in Kyiv.
In April 2014, the Chernihiv Unified Military Commissariat of Chernihiv Oblast mobilized him into the Armed Forces of Ukraine. He served as the first member of the 1st platoon of the 1st Company of the Protection of the 13th Territorial Defense "Chernigov-1" Battalion of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (military part of field post V2278).
From spring-summer 2014, he participated in the anti-terrorist operation in eastern Ukraine.
On 18 August , 2014, a soldier Polehen‘ko died in the area of the village Makarov, Stanychno-Luhansk district, Luhansk region during the shelling of the positions of Ukrainian military forces from the rocket launch rocket "Grad" and self-propelled artillery units.
On 21 August, 2014 he was buried in the Yatsevo cemetery in Chernihiv.
He was awarded the Order "For Courage" of the 3rd class (05/15/2015, posthumously).
The mother is left.
On 22 November, 2016, in the city Chernihiv, a memorial plaque was established for him at the building of the general school №14 (30 Tekstilnikov Street), where Polehen‘ko Dmytro studied. In the school, in memory of the Hero, a corner of fame was created.