- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Gefreiter (Lance Corporal)
- M.G.-Schütze 1. / Grenadier-Regiment 273 / 93.Infanterie-Division
- Awarded on:
- February 5th, 1945
Awarded for his actions during the Third Battle of Courland. Here he distinguished himself during his Division’s defensive combat in the area to the southwest of Dzukste. By constantly changing position with his MG he managed to deceive the attacking Soviet forces and inflict heavy losses upon them.