- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Hauptmann der Reserve (Captain of Reserves)
- 3./Flak-Regiment 7
- Awarded on:
- December 18th, 1941
Awarded for the outstanding performance of his battery as part of the Vorausabteilung of the 9. Panzer-Division in Operation Barbarossa. During this time his guns destroyed a total of 24 tanks, an armoured train, 12 artillery batteries and 12 aircraft.