- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Major (Squadron Leader)
- Kommandeur III./Kampfgeschwader 26
- Awarded on:
- October 29th, 1943
Awarded for his accomplishments in anti-shipping operations in the Arctic, Atlantic and Mediterranean theatres. In this time he sunk at least one enemy ship, a 9000 GRT freighter from convoy PQ-18 loaded with munitions.