| Syla Mishchenko|| October 16, 1941|
Syla Mishchenko Wikipedia
Syla Mishchenko was a Russian military officer and Soviet general from Ukraine. He played a key role during the 1918 January Uprising in Kiev by supporting the Bolshevik uprising while being a commanding officer in the newly formed Sahaidachny Regiment.
Born in village of Yanivka of Radomyshl county (today Ivanivka, Malyn Raion) in a big family of poor peasant, Mishchenko upon graduating of a local rural school enrolled into the Zabolotyne Teacher Seminary. With the start of the World War I, in 1915 he finished a shortened course of the 1st Kiev Konstantinovskoye Infantry school and as a greenhorn officer was sent to frontlines.