Lee Gyecheol

Capital Division

RANK

Staff Sergeant

STORY

Staff Sergeant Lee Gyecheol was born in Samgyo-dong, Yeoju-si, Gyeonggi-do, may. 30, 1947. He was assigned to 9th Company, Armor Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Staff Sergeant Lee Gyecheol died jul. 7, 1970 in Phu Phong, from firearm misfiring during road reconnaissance action. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit Inheon. He was buried at 02-3-3184 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Hong Sunyeong

Capital Division

RANK

Staff Sergeant

STORY

Staff Sergeant Hong Sunyeong was born in 168 Nojang-ri, Jeondong-myeon, Sejong City, Dec. 12, 1947. He was assigned to 9th Company, Armor Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Staff Sergeant Hong Sunyeong was killed Jan. 3, 1971 in Phu Phong, during a military operation. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit a Commendation for bravery. He was buried at 02-2-3446 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Gong Seongman

Capital Division

RANK

Staff Sergeant

STORY

Staff Sergeant Gong Seongman was born in 1068 Jungcheon-ri, Geumsan-myeon, Jinju-si, Gyeongsangnam-do, Aug. 1, 1946. He was assigned to 9th Company, Armor Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Staff Sergeant Gong Seongman was killed Feb. 3, 1971 in Phu Phong(BR 870113), during a battle with enemies. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit Hwarang. He was buried at 02-2-3467 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Jeong Byeongchan

Capital Division

RANK

Sergeant

STORY

Sergeant Jeong Byeongchan was born in Hwanggan-ri, Nam-myeon, Yeosu-si, Jeollanam-do, Jan. 1, 1946. He was assigned to 9th Company, Armor Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Sergeant Jeong Byeongchan died Feb. 28, 1971 in Dong Xuan, south area of Song Ky Lo(BQ 882598), from wounds caused by an enemy’s booby trap explosion during Operation Eagle 71-1. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit Hwarang. He was buried at 02-2-3494 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Lee Pilha

Capital Division

RANK

Sergeant

STORY

Sergeant Lee Pilha was born in Sepung-ri, Gwangyang-eup, Gwangyang-si, Jeollanam-do, Nov. 1, 1947. He was assigned to 9th Company, Armor Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Sergeant Lee Pilha died Mar. 1, 1971 in Dong Xuan, south area of Song Ky Lo(BR 874608), from wounds caused by an enemy’s booby trap explosion during Operation Eagle 71-1. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit Hwarang. He was buried at 02-2-3491 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.