|Unit||I CO 34 INF 24 DIV|
|Rank||Corporal U.S. Army|
|Date of Death||September 21 1950|
|Status||Missing In Action|
Courts of the Missing
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Prisoner of War Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Corporal Varney was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Prisoner of War Medal, 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 Varney was a member of Company I, 3rd Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy in South Korea on July 7, 1950, forced to march to North Korea on the "Tiger Death March", and died while a prisoner at Manpo, North Korea on September 21, 1950. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.