- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
- Zugführer, 2. Batterie, Sturmgeschütz-Brigade 279, Heer
- Awarded on:
- March 5th, 1945
Awarded for his platoon’s performance during the battles east of Zinten (around the Panzer barracks) in mid-January 1945. Through their actions here they contributed to preventing the Soviets from splitting the Heiligenbeil pocket.