- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Hauptmann (Captain)
- Kommandeur I. / Infanterie-Regiment 109
- Awarded on:
- August 31st, 1941
Awarded the Knight's Cross for his battalion's contribution towards crushing the Soviet bridgehead over the Beresina north of Gussino. His men smashed two Soviet battalions, took the fortified heights on the east bank and stormed the Gussino train station with Weimer at their head. These moves collapsed the Soviet hold on the bridgehead.