- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
- Führer 1. / Füsilier-Regiment 83 / 83.Infanterie-Division
- Awarded on:
- June 9th, 1944
In May 1944 the 83. Infanterie-Division held a sector along the Welikaja river at a point about 10 km east of the Opotschka—Ostrow road. In this time Leutnant Anneken played a major role in ensuring that this operationally significant sector was held, and for this he was awarded the Knight’s Cross.