|Rank||Private First Class U.S. Marine Corps|
|Date of Death||November 7 1950|
Combat Action Ribbon (Navy)
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Private First Class Short was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Ribbon, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Private First Class Short was a member of Company C, 1st Amphibian Tractor Battalion, Fleet Marine Force, Pacific. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in Korea on November 7, 1950.