- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Generalleutnant (Major-general)
- Kommandeur, 21. Infanterie-Division
- Awarded on:
- August 27th, 1944
Awarded for his leadership of the 21. Infanterie-Division during the summer of 1944. In response to a Soviet breakthrough he launched a counterattack that succeeded in closing a frontline gap east of Lake Hino (in turn west of Pskov).