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Alexander Sirotkin
Born August 6, 1890
Died January 17, 1965
Place of birth Russian Empire
Place of death Soviet Union
Allegiance Russian Empire
Soviet Union
Service/branch Imperial Russian Army
Soviet Red Army
Years of service 1910–1917 (Russian Empire)
1917–1959 (Soviet Union)
Rank lieutenant general
Commands held 15th Rifle Division
Battles/wars World War I
Russian Civil War
World War II

Alexader Sirotkin (August 6, 1890 – January 17, 1965) was a Soviet lieutenant general and division commander. He fought for the Imperial Russian Army in World War I. He received the Cross of St. George, the Order of St. Vladimir, the Order of St. Anna and the Order of Saint Stanislaus (Russian). After the October Revolution in November 1917, he went over to the Bolsheviks and fought for them in the subsequent civil war. He was awarded the Order of Lenin, the Order of the Red Banner, the Order of the Red Star and for his participation in the Great Patriotic War, the Order of Suvorov.

Preceded by
Jan Latsis
Commander of the 15th Rifle Division
November 1919
Succeeded by
Mikhail Sangursky

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