|Unit||C CO 32 INF 7 DIV|
|Rank||Corporal U.S. Army|
|Date of Death||December 2 1950|
|Status||Missing In Action|
Courts of the Missing
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Corporal Ford was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Corporal Ford was a member of Company C, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. On December 2, 1950, his unit was trying to get to the Marine perimeter at Hagaru-ri, North Korea when it was overrun and he was listed as Missing in Action. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.