- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
- Flugzeugführer 9. / Kampfgeschwader 2
- Awarded on:
- September 5th, 1944
Awarded for his successes as a bomber pilot, achieved over the course of just under 213 sorties (a small portion of this final total were night ground attack missions in March-April 1945).