- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Kommandeur I. / Infanterie-Regiment 19 / 7.Infanterie-Division / XXXX.Panzer-Korps / Panzergruppe 4 / Heeresgruppe Mitte
- Awarded on:
- November 26th, 1941
Awarded for his achievements during the fighting at Godunovo in mid-October 1941. As part of the German efforts to construct a bridgehead at Wereja on 17.10.1941 Weber and his battalion managed to seize the Hill 204 in spite of a simultaneous Soviet armoured attack. He then held this position for two days against heavy attacks with minimal friendly support. By this action he played a major role in the defense of the German crossings over the Protva and consequently the expansion of this bridgehead that followed, and was duly recognized for this success.