- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Oberst (Colonel)
- Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 369 / 369. Infanterie-Division
- Awarded on:
- April 14th, 1944
"For exceptional bravery and very sucessfull leadership of his regiment in fightings against the rebels at Tuzla, Zavidovic, Zenica and Travnik in years 1943 in 1944."