Ernst Borchert

Ernst Borchert
Born 14 December 1918
Wormditt
Died 1 May 1945(1945-05-01) (aged 26)
Drolshagen
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1936–1945
Rank Major
Unit I./Infanterie-Regiment 29
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Ernst Borchert (14 December 1918 – 1 May 1945) was a highly decorated Major in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Ernst Borchert was killed on 1 May 1945 in Drolshagen.

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External links

  • World War 2 Awards.com
  • Ritterkreuztraeger 1939-1945
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