- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
- Staffelkapitän, 14.(Eis) Staffel, Kampfgeschwader 55, Luftwaffe
- Awarded on:
- April 5th, 1944
Awarded in recognition of his final total of 466 sorties, 406 of which were flown on the Eastern front.
The unit 14.(Eis)/KG55 was formed June 1st, 1943 in Dnjepropetrowsk from parts of 9.(Eis)/KG55. The staffel was independent and only loosly attached to KG55. Disbanded April 27th, 1945.