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Berckefeldt, von, Gerhard

Date of birth:
September 29th, 1912 (Berlin, Germany)
Date of death:
October 9th, 1941
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)


He was killed in action on October 9th 1941 during the battle of(Doppelschlacht) Brjanaka Wjasma.

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Second World War (1939-1945)
Hauptmann (Captain)
3. / Schützen-Regiment 113 / 1.Panzer-Division
Awarded on:
October 18th, 1941
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold


  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - 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
    - Axis History Biographical Research via Axis History Forum
    - The condolenceletter from Oberstleutnant von Wietersheim dated October 10th 1941