Shumakov Serhiy Viktorovich was the senior shooter 25-th separate Dnepropetrovsk Airborne Brigade highly mobile airborne troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Sgt.
He was born in May 10, 1988 in Dnepropetrovsk (now - Dnipro). He graduated 9 years of secondary school, then - the Dnieper energy-building college of Dnepropetrovsk (now - Dnipro).
He passed military service in the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
In the spring of 2014 he was mobilized into the Armed Forces of Ukraine. He served in the 25th separate Dnepropetrovsk Airborne Brigade highly mobile airborne troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (military unit A1126; urban village Hvardieske, Novomoskovsk district Dniepro region).
Since the summer of 2014 he took part in anti-terrorist operation in eastern Ukraine.
In June 14, 2014 around 1:00 am, military transport aircraft IL-76 MD Air Forces of Ukraine, during the approach to the airfield Lugansk city, was hit by terrorists of portable anti-aircraft missile system. The plane had 40 soldiers of the 25 th separate Dnepropetrovsk Airborne Brigade, including Sergeant Shumakov and 9 crew members. As a result of the disaster, the entire personnel of troops and aircrew were killed.
In July 25, 2014 he was buried in the town cemetery of Dnepropetrovsk (now - Dnipro).
In August 31, 2015 in Dnepropetrovsk (now - Dnipro) on the facade of the building Pridneprovsk energy-building college (Cosmonaut Volkov street, 6A), where studied Serhiy Shumakov, the memorial plaque was established.
He was awarded the Order “For courage” of III degree (20.6.2014, posthumously).
The parents and the sister remain.