Monument-bust of the Hero of the Soviet Union A.Moldagulova

Type of monument: Monumental art structure

Date of monument: 1960

Location: Aktobe city, Zh. Sherniyaz street

Historical information: Moldagulova Aliya Nurmukhamedovna was born on June 15, 1925 (according to some sources on October 25) in the village Bulak, Khobda district, Aktobe region, in the family of Nurmukhamed Sarkulov and Marzhan Moldagulova.

On June, 4th, 1944 Aliya Nurmuhamedovna Moldagulova was awarded the rank of the Hero of the Soviet Union. She is awarded by an order of Lenin. Aliya was buried in the village Monakovo of Novosokolniki district, Pskov region.

Monument description: The architectural monument is in the form of a square granite stylobate (3.3 m x 3.3 m). In the center a trapezoidal square pedestal 2.6 m high and 0.6 m wide. Statue of a girl-hero of 1.3 m high is installed on the pedestal. The statue, made to the waist, has the image of the Hero in a military tunic and with a forage cap on her head. On the chest is a star of the Hero of the Soviet Union. The pedestal depicts a half-unfolded scroll on which there is text: “Aliya Moldagulova – Hero of the Soviet Union”.

The monument is included in the state list of historical and cultural monuments of national importance.

Sculptor: E.N. Shtamm, architect: L.V. Raputov.