Syrtlanov Mullayar Islamgaraevich was born in 1923 in Bashkiria. Since 1941, he worked at the construction of the Fyodorovsky coal cutter No.2, at the mines of Karaganda city. In 1942, he left for the front. He fought in the 569th rifle regiment of the 161st division of the 40th army of the Voronezh front.
The senior sergeant, the commander of branch Mullajar Syrtlanov among the first on September, 23rd, 1943 crossed the river Dnepr in area of village Zarubintsy of Monastyrishchinsky area of the Cherkassy area of Ukraine.
During the day, the brave warrior together with the detachment repulsed the attacks of Hitlerites, which hit the daredevils in a flaming flurry, and held the bridgehead to the approach of reinforcements, causing significant damage to the enemy in manpower and equipment.
Staff Sergeant Mullajar Syrtlanov destroyed 8 tanks and 16 soldiers in one battle (October 1943).
In 1943, by the Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, for courage and heroism shown during the forcing of the Dnieper, was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union.
He was killed in the battle of Vinnitsa in 1944.
He was also awarded the Order of Lenin, medals.
His busts were installed in Bashkiria and Blagoveshchensk.
The material is published on the basis of the book published in RIO Bolashak Baspa and on materials of the Internet.
Heroes of Karaganda [Text]: a collection of biographical information / edited by S. Akylbaev, A. A. Abdakimov, N. O. Dulatbekov, R. K. Omarbekova. – Karaganda: Bolashak-Baspa, 2000. – – 146 p.