Rohlfs, Kurt

Date of birth:
December 24th, 1918 (Kiel-Gaarden/Schleswig, Germany)
Date of death:
May 8th, 1945 (Bohemia and Moravia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Kurt Rohlfs is noted as missing in action from 8th May 1945 in the area of Bohemia and Moravia.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
2. / Pionier-Bataillon 20 / 20.Panzergrenadier-Division
Awarded on:
June 8th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann der Reserve (Captain of Reserves)
Unit:
Kommandeur Pionier-Bataillon 20
Awarded on:
January 1st, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 5th, 1945
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
    - 20.Panzergrenadierdivision