- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
- Bordfunker I./Nacht-Jäger-Geschwader 4
- Awarded on:
- July 27th, 1944
Awarded for his successes as a night fighter radio operator. By the end of the war he had participated in about 710 sorties, during which he participated in 57 night and 11 day victories.