|Rank||Private First Class U.S. Army|
|Date of Death||December 12 1953|
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Private First Class Fernald was awarded 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 Fernald was a bulldozer operator with Headquarters and Service Company, 74th Engineer Combat Battalion, U.S. Army. On December 12, 1953, he was operating his dozer near the 38th Parallel when he died of causes.