- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Major der Reserve
- Kommandeur Pionier-Bataillon 3 (motorisiert)
- Awarded on:
- December 24th, 1944
Awarded for his battalion's combat against the US-held town of Mousson and Hill 385 on 15-16.09.1944. His battalion managed to gain some small successes and force the enemy to regroup, although it was almost destroyed in the process by superior numbers and artillery fire.