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Bockhoff, Engelbert

Date of birth:
May 17th, 1913 (Stadtlohn-Ahaus/Westernphalia, Germany)
Date of death:
January 26th, 2010 (Cologne/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

During the Second World War, Engelbert Bockhoff finally reached the rank of Oberstleutnant.

After the war he served with the Bundeswehr from 1st April 1956 until 30th September 1969 and there also finally reached the rank of Oberstleutnant.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung 57
Awarded on:
December 26th, 1941
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung 9 / 9.Panzer-Division
Awarded on:
November 18th, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wilco Vermeer
  • Photo: Wilco Vermeer
  • - 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
    - Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945

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