- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Obergefreiter (Corporal)
- Richtschütze 2./s.Pz.Jg.Abt. 655
- Awarded on:
- August 12th, 1944
Awarded for his contributions to the German defensive efforts between Minsk and north of Grodno during Operation Bagration. His quick reactions proved critical in the many difficult situations his unit faced during these battles.