Ostendorff, Werner

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Ostendorff, Werner Gender: M
Werner Gottfried Richard Ostendorff
born on 15 August 1903 at 06:00 (= 06:00 AM )
Place Königsberg/Ostpreussen, Germany, 54n43, 20e30
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 21°11' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 08°42 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 08°23'

Werner Ostendorff (September 1941)
photo: Zschäckel, Friedrich, license cc-by-sa-3.0-de


German SS-general during World War II who served as chief of staff of the II SS Panzer Corps and divisional commander of the SS Division Das Reich.

Ostendorff was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 13 September 1941 for leading a counter-attack. Ostendorff led Kampfgruppe Das Reich on the Eastern front from February to June 1942, earning the German Cross in Gold.

He was seriously wounded on 9 March 1945 during fighting in Hungary. Werner Ostendorff died at a field hospital in Bad Aussee on 1 May 1945, aged 41.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Berlin Provincial Archives.


  • Vocation : Military : Honors
  • Vocation : Military : Military career (German SS-general)
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (WWII)
  • Vocation : Military : Wounded (Later died from wounds)