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Bornhof, Rudolf

Date of birth:
May 28th, 1914 (Rogasen/Posen, Germany)
Date of death:
January 26th, 1944 (north of Mjedwed)


When being killed, Rudolf Bornhof was Hauptmann der Reserve and Kompaniechef.

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Second World War (1939-1945)
Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
Führer 1. / Jäger-Regiment 38 / 8. Jäger-Division
Awarded on:
May 3rd, 1942
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
    - Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945