|Unit||4.2 MORTAR CO 7 MAR 1 MAR DIV|
|Rank||Staff Sergeant U.S. Marine Corps|
|Date of Death||December 6 1950|
|Status||Missing In Action|
Courts of the Missing
Combat Action Ribbon (Navy)
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Staff Sergeant Rider was awarded the Purple Heart with Gold Star, the Combat Action Ribbon, 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.
Staff Sergeant Rider was a member of the 4.2" Mortar Company, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in Korea on December 6, 1950. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.