February 2nd, 1914 (Bislich / Rhineprovince, Germany)
Army number: 1./a.r.627.
Unteroffizier, 1939 Hauptwachtmeister, 1940 Oberwachtmeister, 1941 Leutant,
1942 Oberleutant, 1943 Hauptmann, 1945 Major.
1940 to 1943 Sennelager, Western France, Wehrkreis IV
(Home), Dubno-Nikolayev, Kiev, Kursk, Voronesh, Armavir, Maikop, Kirgiz-steppe,
Chargota, Don, Rostov, Stalino, Mius,
1943 to 1944 Mius, Taganrog, Zaporoshe, Krivoi Rog, Nikolajevka, Uman.
1944 to 1945 Frankreich, Normandie, Aachen, Eifel, Ardennen, Niederrhein,
Decorations & Awards:
4 years service award 1st April 1937, West wall 28th
Febuary 1940, Iron Cross 2nd class 17th October 1940,
Iron Cross 1st Class 15th August 1941, General assault
Badge 3rd October 1941, Ostfront medal 10th August
1942, Wound badge in black 19th July 1943, German Cross in Gold 1st
November 1943, Honour Roll Clasp 27th November 1944.