Sityayev Yuriy Mykolayovych - mechanician - driver of the tank 93 th Separate Guards Mechanized Brigade Army of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the senior soldier.
He was born on 13 February , 1977 in Donetsk. From childhood he lived in Kobeliaky, Poltava region. In 1991 he graduated the 8 classes of secondary school №2 of Kobeliaky in 1995 - Kobeliatsky vocational school.
In 1995-1997 he passed the military service in the Airborne Forces Land Forces of Ukraine. In 1996-1997 he served as a part of a limited contingent of peacekeeping forces on the territory of Yugoslavia, served as senior driver tank T-64B.
After demobilization he returned to the city Kobeliaky.
On 2 April , 2014 he was mobilized as a volunteer into the Armed Forces of Ukraine. He served as a tank driver 93-th separate Guards Mechanized Brigade of the Land Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (military unit A1302, towns Cherkassy Novomoskovsk district of Dnepropetrovsk region).
Since May 2014 he took part in anti-terrorist operation in eastern Ukraine.
On 23 May , 2014 senior soldier Sityayev was at the checkpoint near the village of Zolotiy Kolodyaz‘, Dobropolye district, Donetsk region on the track Dobropole - Kramatorsk. At this time the terrorists approached to the checkpoint on cars of Ukrainian patrol. Using the preference of surprise militants threw several grenades and opened fire on the checkpoint tight. During the battle senior soldier Sityayev was killed by sniper bullets.
On 27 May , 2014 he was buried in the cemetery of Kobeliaky.
He was awarded the Order "For courage" III class (19.7.2014, posthumously).
Honorary Citizen of Kobeliaky, Poltava region (08.09.2015, posthumously).
The daughter is left.
On 14 October , 2015 in Kobeliaky on the front of a secondary school №2 Oles Honchar (street Shevchenko, 34/37), where the Hero studied, memorial plaque was opened. On 23 May, 2016 near the village Zolotiy Kolodyaz‘, Dobropolye district, Donetsk region on the former checkpoint outdoor memorial sign in honor of three dead soldiers of 93th Mechanized Brigade, including the name of the senior soldier Sityayev Yuriy.