- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Oberleutnant der Reserve (1st Lieutenant of Reserves)
- Bataillonsadjutant Pionier Bataillon 26 / 26.Infanterie-Division / General-Kommando z.b.V. Raus / Armee-Abteilung Kempf / Heeresgruppe Süd
- Awarded on:
- May 17th, 1943
A few months later after he had received the Knight's Cross he would find himself in more fierce combat. He knocked out two enemt tanks and received the Oakleaves to the Knight Cross.