- Second World War (1939-1945)
- SS-Hauptsturmführer der Reserve (Captain of Reserves)
- Kommandeur III./ SS-Panzer-Grenadier-Regiment 23 / 11.SS-Panzer-Grenadier-Division "Nordland" / III.SS-Panzer-Korps
- Awarded on:
- May 9th, 1945
No original proposal existing, book "Verliehene Ritterkreuze" and Karteikarte with note: income "16-3-1945", handed over "4-4-1945"; official HPA-VV #4979 unfinished at war's end. Statement of Bundesarchiv in 2004 that they cannot proof this award, case not treated by OdR Ordenskommission. Accepted by OdR in accordance with so-called "Dönitz-Erlass"; award date determined by Fellgiebel.