- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Heeres Flak-Artillerie Abteilung "Brandenburg"
- Awarded on:
- May 9th, 1945
Awarded for his battalions part in the defense of Wehrkirch (located on the Neisse river) on the 17-18.04.1945. His Flak guns destroyed many of the approx. 40 Soviet tanks knocked out by the Germans in this battle. Furthermore the battalion covered the relatively bloodless retreat from Wehrkirch, including all the German wounded.
Not substantiated in the German federal archives.