- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
- Führer Fallschirm-Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 1
- Awarded on:
- September 30th, 1944
Awarded for his achievements during the Third Battle of Monte Cassino. Here his battalion was credited with destroying over 120 enemy tanks. Not only that, but upon recognizing an enemy break-in was taking place in the sector of his right neighbour, he was able to seal it off through skillful employment of his anti-tank weapons.