Jora Yesayan

 

JORA YESAYAN JORA YESAYAN
09.08.1996 – 02.04.2016
Military rank: Private

Born in the city of Ashtarak, Aragatsotn marz.
2003-2011- Studied at the Darbnik secondary school,
Ararat marz. Before conscription he attended kickboxing
and taekwondo classes.
January 23, 2015- Conscripted into the army, served in
N military unit of the Defense Army of RA as a machine-gunner.
Killed on April 2, 2016 when defending the 112 military post
(Varazatumb/Lala Ilahi) of the 9th Defense Region together with
his fellow servicemen Sgt. Adam Sahakyan, Karen Nersisyan,
Jun. Sgt. Sasha Galstyan, Pvt.  Baris Ozmanyan, Bagrat
Aleksanyan, Tigran Berakchyan,  Andranik Grigoryan.
Together with them 5 high-ranking
officers – Lt. Col. Aleksan Arakelyan, Roman Poghosyan,
Onik Grigoryan, Maj. Suren Melkumyan,
Sen. Lt. Maksim Grigoryan – were killed in action.
Posthumously awarded the RA Medal of “Courage” and
the Medal for “Combat Service” of Artsakh.