Alexey Makukha on Flickr.
Alexei Makuha, a non-commissioned officer in the 148 th Infantry Regiment Caspian.
He was captured and tortured by the Austrians. After Makuha refused to answer the questions of the Austrian officers, they mutilated his tongue.
Alexei Makuha was awarded 4 Crosses of St. George (1st-4th class).