Grave marker for Carlos L. Ford in the
Fairview Memorial Cemetery, Russell Springs (Russell county),
Carlos enlisted n the Army at Ft
Benjamin Harrison, IN on 24 March 1943.
It was not until 17 February 1945
that T5 Ford was transferred from the Third Replacement Depot to
Company A, 508th PIR.
T6 Ford was listed on stick roster
for Chalk 16, Operation Luftwaffe at Reims, France on 14 March 1945.
His military decorations include the
Combat Infantryman Badge awarded for action during he Ardennes
campaign, 18 Dec 1944 to 20 Feb 1945.