|Rank||Private First Class U.S. Army|
|Date of Death||December 15 1953|
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
Private First Class Ahern was awarded 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.
Private First Class Ahern was a member of Company M, 3rd Battalion, 279th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division. He died of other causes on December 15, 1953 near Kangmal, North Korea.