- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
- Führer I. / Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 206
- Awarded on:
- July 6th, 1942
Awarded for actions on 3/6/1942 during the attack against the Gridino road when he not only captured his regiment's objective within two hours but also was able to achieve a subsequent linkup with the battalion on his left, encircling a portion of Soviet troops. He then personally led two platoons and annihilated them.