- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Korvettenkapitän der Reserve z.V. (Lieutenant-Commander of Reserves)
- Chef 42. Minensuchflottille
- Awarded on:
- September 24th, 1944
Awarded for the outstanding leadership of the 42. Minensuchflottille. His bravery, attacking spirit and experience were all a great example for his troops and inspired them to great achievements.