- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Zugführer 3. / Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 98 / 1.Gebirgs-Division
- Awarded on:
- September 12th, 1941
He took over the leadership of his company during the most dangerous attack of enemy forces.Despite being heavily wounded he managed to stop the Soviet advance, had his unit counterattack the enemy and secured the left flank of his battaillon.