Shovtuta Alexander Ivanovych was the driver of 9th reactive Battery 3rd reactive artillery battalion 27th artillery regiment jet Land Forces of Ukraine, the senior soldier.
He was born on October 21, 1984 in the village of Nedryhayliv, Sumy region. He graduated The secondary School of the village Nedryhayliv. He graduated the vocational technical school in Nedryhayliv.
He passed military service in the Armed Forces of Ukraine (city of Vladimir-Volyn Volyn region).
He worked at "Sumyahrotehnika" in the village Nedryhayliv.
In March 2014 he was mobilized into the Armed Forces of Ukraine. He served in the 9th reactive Battery 3rd reactive artillery battalion 27th artillery regiment jet Land Forces of Ukraine (2015 - 27th artillery brigade, military unit A1476, the city of Sumy).
Since the summer of 2014 he took part in the anti-terrorist operation in eastern Ukraine.
On September 3, 2014 near the village of Pobeda Novoaydarsky district, Luhansk region from Russian Federation it was fired from the MLRS "Smerch" to the base camp of 27th reactive artillery regiment. The shelling killed 15 soldiers, among them Alexander Shovtuta was.
On September 9, 2014 he was buried in the cemetery of Nedryhayliv.
He was awarded the Order "For courage" of III degree (23.5.2015, posthumously).
The wife, the son and the daughter remain.