- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Obergefreiter (Corporal)
- MG-Schütze 1. / Grenadier-Regiment 309
- Awarded on:
- December 12th, 1944
Awarded for his actions in the east Carpathians during the autumn of 1944. During the many defensive battles of the 208. Infanterie-Division, the machine gunner Reinhold Platta distinguished himself through his swiftly executed decisions and daring counterattacks that resolved many a critical situation.