Rochus Misch date of birth:

July 29, 1917

How old was Rochus Misch when died?


Where was Rochus Misch born?

Stare Siołkowice near Oppeln, Upper Silesia

When did Rochus Misch die?

September 5, 2013

Short Biography

Rochus Misch (29 July 1917 – 5 September 2013) was a German Oberscharführer (sergeant) in the 1st SS Panzer Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler (LSSAH). He was badly wounded during the Polish campaign during first month of World War II in Europe. After recovering, from 1940 to April 1945, he served in the Führerbegleitkommando (Escort Command of the Führer; FBK) as a bodyguard, courier, and telephone operator for German dictator Adolf Hitler. He was widely reported in the media as being the last surviving occupant of the Führerbunker when he died in September 2013.