- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Hauptmann (Captain)
- Chef 14.(Panzerjäger) / Divisions-Gruppe 112
- Awarded on:
- February 21st, 1944
During the time period 18.07.1943-01.04.1944 the 14./Grenadier-Regiment 258 (later 14./Divisionsgruppe 112) destroyed 17 tanks under the leadership of Oberleutnant Burgfeld. Burgfeld would be awarded the Knight’s Cross for the brave leadership of his Kompanie during the fighting of the Divisionsgruppe 112 during December 1943 and January 1944.