- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Oberleutnant der Reserve (1st Lieutenant of Reserves)
- Luftlande-Sturm-Abteilung Koch
- Awarded on:
- May 15th, 1940
Received for the role he played as the Ia of Sturm-Abteilung Koch in the planning and execution of the German airborne attacks against Eben Emael and the Albert canal bridges.