Borck, Hans-Georg

Date of birth:
September 24th, 1921 (Hagen/Westernphalia, Germany)
Date of death:
May 8th, 2011 (Hagen/Northrhine-Westernphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gefreiter
Unit:
3. / Panzer-Pionier-Bataillon 79 / 4.Panzer-Division
Awarded on:
July 22nd, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
Zugführer Panzer-Pionier-Bataillon 209 / 11.Panzer-Division
Awarded on:
July 4th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 7th, 1942
Details:
For the destruction of a Soviet T-34.
Panzervernichtungsabzeichen in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 7th, 1942
Details:
For the destruction of a Soviet T-34.
Panzervernichtungsabzeichen in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 1st, 1943
Nahkampfspange in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1943
Details:
For the destruction of a Soviet tank on 7th February 1943.
Panzervernichtungsabzeichen in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
3. / Panzer-Pionier-Bataillon 209
Awarded on:
March 11th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 9th, 1943
Panzervernichtungsabzeichen in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant der Reserve (1st Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
Chef 3. / Panzer-Pionier-Bataillon 209 / 11.Panzer-Division
Awarded on:
December 23rd, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 1943
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Gold

Sources

  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher
  • Photo: Willi Schumacher collection
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Bender R.J., Breyette T., Tank Killers, RJ Bender Publications, 2000, ISBN 0-912138-83-1
    - 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
    - das-ritterkreuz.de
    - Photoidentification Axis History Biographical Research via Axis History Forum
    - Die Ritterkreuztraeger der Deutschen Wehrmacht und Waffen-SS

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