- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Hauptmann (Captain)
- Bataillons Führer II. / Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 4
- Awarded on:
- April 30th, 1945
Awarded for his leadership and bravery during the retreat battles in northern Italy, especially at Cassino, Rimini and San Martino.
Awarded in Italy by General der Fallschirmtruppe Heidrich. Formally Heidrich was not entitled to do the awarding himself. It is unknown if the awarding was formally completed.