- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Hauptmann der Reserve (Captain of Reserves)
- Führer, Panzerjäger-Kompanie 1156, Heer
- Awarded on:
- February 18th, 1945
Awarded for helping to hold the crossings over the Inster and Pregel rivers (in East Prussia) in January 1945 with his assault gun. In the process he helped ensure the evacuation of several friendly divisions as well as countless civilians, while also destroying many enemy vehicles.