Hwang Byoungsik

Capital Division

RANK

Private

STORY

Private 1st Class Hwang Byoungsik was born in 289 Seomi-ri, Pungsan-myeon, Adong-gun, Gyeongsangnam-do, Apr. 20, 1944. He was assigned to 3rd Company, 1st Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Private 1st Class Hwang Byoungsik died from an enemy’s sniper shooting during a battle in Phu Cat(Br935393) Jan. 24, 1968. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit Inheon. He was buried at 1-146-41056 soldier graveyard in Daejeon National Cemetery.

Lee Manjoo

Capital Division

RANK

Staff Sergeant

STORY

Staff Sergeant Lee Manjoo was born in 422 Bujeon2-dong, Busanjin-gu, Busan City, Jan. 8, 1943. He was assigned to 3rd Company, 1st Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Staff Sergeant Lee Manjoo died in a hospital Feb. 9, 1968, from wounds caused by shrapnels during Tiger Operation 9 in the area of Phu Cat, Nui Ba(CR014418). He was awarded the Order of Military Merit Hwarang. He was buried at 26-1-1661 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Hong Gidae

Capital Division

RANK

Staff Sergeant

STORY

Staff Sergeant Hong Gidae was born in 786 Seongseok-ri, Byeokje-myeon, Goyang-gun, Gyeonggi-do, Jun. 17, 1944. He was assigned to 3rd Company, 1st Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Staff Sergeant Hong Gidae died in a hospital Sep. 29, 1968, from wounds caused by shrapnels during a military operation in Phuoc Hiep, Song Cay. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit Hwarang. He was buried at 21-1-2178 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Kim Hwasik

Capital Division

RANK

Corporal

STORY

Corporal Kim Hwasik was born in 719 Namsan-dong, dongrae-gu, Busan City, Oct. 10, 1946. He was assigned to 3rd Company, 1st Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Corporal Kim Hwasik died Oct. 13, 1968 in Phu Cat, Nui hon heo(CR 097433), from wounds caused by a booby trap explosion during a cave search operation. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit Inheon. He was buried at 21-1-2179 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Lee Jooyoung

Capital Division

RANK

Sergeant

STORY

Sergeant Lee Jooyoung was born in 193 Gyo-ri, Mulgeum-myeon, Yangsan-gun, Gyeongsangnam-do, Feb. 7, 1943. He was assigned to 3rd Company, 1st Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Sergeant Lee Jooyoung died Oct. 15, 1968 in Phu Cat, Nui hon heo(CR 097433),
from wounds caused by a booby trap explosion during a cave search action in The Operation Biho 17. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit Inheon. He was buried at 21-1-2183 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.