PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Bünau, von, Rudolf (WH-General der Infanterie)
Date of birth: August 19th, 1890 (Stuttgart/Württemberg, Germany)
Date of death:  January 14th, 1962 (Kirchheim an der Teck/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:  German
     
EHRENKREUZ FÜR FRONTKÄMPFER
Awarded on: January 15th, 1935
 
     
DIENSTAUSZEICHNUNG DER WEHRMACHT 4.KLASSE, 4 JAHRE
Awarded on: October 2nd, 1936
 
     
DIENSTAUSZEICHNUNG DER WEHRMACHT 3.KLASSE, 12 JAHRE
Awarded on: October 2nd, 1936
 
     
DIENSTAUSZEICHNUNG DER WEHRMACHT 2. KLASSE, 18 JAHRE
Awarded on: October 2nd, 1936
 
     
DIENSTAUSZEICHNUNG DER WEHRMACHT 1.KLASSE, 25 JAHRE
Awarded on: October 2nd, 1936
 
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 2ER KLASSE 1914
Awarded on: October 1st, 1939
Details: Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on 9th September 1914.
 
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 1ER KLASSE 1914
Awarded on: October 5th, 1939
Details: Had already received the Iron Cross 1st Class on 14th November 1914.
 
     
MEDAILLE ZUR ERINNERUNG AN DEN 1. OKTOBER 1938
Awarded on: November 1st, 1939
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Oberst
Unit: Infanterie-Regiment 133 / 45.Infanterie-Division / 2.Armee
Awarded on: August 15th, 1940
Details: 206th Award.
 
     
MEDAILLE "WINTERSCHLACHT IM OSTEN 1941/42" (OSTMEDAILLE)
Awarded on: August 1st, 1942
 
     
KRIMSCHILD (STIFTUNGS AUSFÜHRING)
Awarded on: September 15th, 1942
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Generalleutnant
Unit: Kommandeur 73.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on: January 23rd, 1943
Details: Award 280/1.
 
     
MEDALIA "CRUCIADA IMPOTRIUA COMUNISMULUI"
Awarded on: March 19th, 1943
 
     
ORDINUL MIHAI VITEAZUL 3RD CLASS
Awarded on: March 19th, 1943
 
     
MAGYAR ÉRDEMREND TISZTIKERESZTJE
Awarded on: July 12th, 1944
Details: On war ribbon, with swords and star.
 
     
KUBANSCHILD
Awarded on: October 1st, 1944
 
     
RITTERKREUZ MIT EICHENLAUB
Rank: General der Infanterie
Unit: Kommandierende General XI.Armeekorps / 17.Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on: March 5th, 1945
Details: 766th Award.
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
Information source(s):   - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
- 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
- Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
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