|Rank||Corporal U.S. Army|
|Date of Death||October 9 1950|
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 Barfield was awarded the Purple Heart with Two Oak Leaf Clusters, 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 Barfield was a member of the 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on September 5, 1950 and returned to duty on September 9, 1950. He was seriously wounded by the enemy in South Korea on September 15, 1950 and returned to duty on September 20, 1950. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy near Kaesong, North Korea on October 9, 1950.