- Second World War (1939-1945)
- SS-Hauptsturmführer (Kapitein)
- Chef 8. / SS-Panzer-Regiment 12 / 12.SS-Panzer-Division “Hitlerjugend” / I.SS-Panzer-Korps / Heeresgruppe B
- Awarded on:
- August 23rd, 1944
Awarded for his leadership of the 8./SS-Panzer-Regiment 12 during the initial fighting in Normandy, during which time it destroyed 37 enemy tanks. Of these, Siegel was credited with 11.