- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
- Chef 5. / Jagdkommando 8 / 281.Sicherungs-Division / 16.Armee / Heeresgruppe Nord
- Awarded on:
- February 23rd, 1942
Oberleutnant Werner, Jagd-Kommando 8, commanded the defense in a crucial sector of Cholm in spite of a serious double-injury on the shoulder. The German successes against all attacks were largely attributable to his superior personal bravery and determination.