|Rank||Private First Class U.S. Army|
|Date of Death||July 14 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 Ward 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 Ward was a member of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 180th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division. On July 14, 1953, he died from a fractured skull, when struck by a rock from an explosion in his bunker at Satae-ri, North Korea.