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- Date of birth:
- December 12th, 1914 (Wuppertal-Barmen/Rhineprovince, Germany)
- Date of death:
- June 15th, 1975 (Kiel/Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
- German (1933-1945, German Reich)
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- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Korvettenkapitän (Lieutenant Commander)
- Awarded on:
- April 28th, 1944
"German Schnellbootgruppen under the leadership of Korvettenkapitän Klug and Kapitänleutnant von Mirbach sank three ships for a total of 9100 GRT, another one of 200 GRT was torpedoed, its sinking is assumed, from a convoy, defended by destroyers and numerous smaller combat vessels, in the early morning hours of 28 April at the English southern coast. During the course of the hard fought battles a destroyer was torpedoed, its sinking could not be observed due to the defensive that had commenced, but is assumed with certainty. Our units returned to their stations without damage nor loss of personnel."