Zakharchuk Oleksandr Petrovych was the driver-mechanic 24th separate assault battalion "Aydar" Army of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, soldier.
He was born on 6 October , 1971 in the city of Vinnytsia. In 1987 he graduated the high school №23 of Vinnytsia.
In winter 2013-2014 years he was in Independence Square in Kiev, where he was an active participant in the Revolution of dignity. He was the deputy head in battle of FMG "Self-Defense Maidan".
Since the beginning of hostilities in eastern Ukraine, every week for three months, Olexandr went to the zone of antiterrorist operations as volunteer, who drove the help for soldiers. Then he voluntarily entered the 24th separate assault battalion "Aydar" Army of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (military unit field mail V0624).
Since autumn 2014 he took part in anti-terrorist operation in eastern Ukraine.
On 2 December, 2014 soldier Zaharchuk was killed during the shelling of the Russian-terrorist groups of reactive systems of salvo fire "Grad" position Battalion "Aydar" near the town Shchastya, Lugansk region.
On 2 February 2015 he was buried in the cemetery of the village Pyrogove Vinnytsia district, Vinnytsia region.
He was awarded the Order "For courage" III class (28.6.2015, posthumously).
On 1 December, 2015 in Vinnytsia on the facade of the building of secondary school №23 (Cosmonauts Prospect, 32), where Olexander Zaharchuk studied, the memorial plaque was established.
The wife, two daughters and granddaughter are left.