Petro PANCH, Ukrainia writer. Real name: Petr Iosifovich PANCHENKO. Presidium member, Ukrainia Union of Writers; board member, USSR Union of Writers.
PANCH, Petro was born in 1891 in village Valki, now Kharkov Oblast.
1916 graduated Odessa Artillery School.
1914-1918 in Russia Army. During Civil War in army of Ukrainia Democratic Republic, then in Red Army. Early 1920's on edition staff, journa.
“Chervony shlyakh”; 1924 joined literature assocl “Plug” (Plough). 1925 joined Free Academy, of Proletarian Literature. Late 1920's member, Proletarian Literary Front.