- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Zugführer 1. / Pionier-Bataillon 20 (motorisiert) / 20.Panzergrenadier-Division
- Awarded on:
- March 17th, 1945
Awarded for his actions on 16.02.1945, west of Wellersdorf (between Sorau and Sagan). Despite having been wounded by a shot to the soldier and shrapnel splinters to the head, he stormed an important height 3 times and after this was able to hold it against all further enemy attempts to recapture it.