- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
- Zugführer, 10. Batterie, III. Abteilung, Flak-Regiment 411, Luftwaffe
- Awarded on:
- September 30th, 1944
Awarded in recognition of his outstanding bravery shown as a Flak Zugführer during the defense battles at the Warka bridgehead (over the Vistula) in August-September 1944. He particularly distinguished himself during a counterattack that he led on the 19.08.1944.