- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Major (Squadron Leader)
- Kommandeur III. / Jagdgeschwader 26 "Schlageter"
- Awarded on:
- November 18th, 1944
Received in recognition of his wartime successes. These amounted to 72 aerial victories achieved over 452 sorties. His victory total included 15 in the East and 10 four-engined bombers.
653rd Award. Awarded posthumously.