- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Hauptmann (Captain)
- Chef 3. / Panzer-Regiment 31 / 5.Panzer-Division / 3.Panzerarmee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
- Awarded on:
- November 3rd, 1944
Awarded for distinguishing himself with his Panther Kompanie in the defensive battles north of Memel in October 1944.
Submitted on October 29th 1944.
Preliminary document and decoration on November 8th 1944 to Pz.AOK 4.