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Borchert, Ernst

Date of birth:
December 14th, 1918 (Wormditt/Eastern Prussia, Germany)
Date of death:
May 1st, 1945 (Drolshagen/Western Phalia, Germany)
Buried on:
War Graves Catholic Cemetery Drolshagen
Plot: 3. Grave: 11.
German (1933-1945, German Reich)


Major Ernst Borchert was killed on 1 May 1945.

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Second World War (1939-1945)
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Chef I. / Infanterie-Regiment 29 / 3.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
September 29th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes


  • - 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
    - Mitteilungsblatt FM, Heft 1, I/2007, Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage, 2007