- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Major der Reserve (Major of Reserves)
- Kommandeur II. / Grenadier-Regiment 266 / 72.Infanterie-Division
- Awarded on:
- January 22nd, 1944
Awarded for his role in the defense of Cherkassy up to the 13.12.1943. He particularly distinguished himself on the 11.12.1943 while leading a counterattack with his Bataillon and the I./Grenadier-Regiment 124 (the commander of which had become a casualty).