Ko Hongrim

Capital Division

RANK

Corporal

STORY

Corporal Ko Hongrim was born in 389-1 Woogam-ri, Gaepo-myeon, Yecheon-gun, Gyeongsangbuk-do, Jan. 18, 1948. He was assigned to 11th Company, Armor Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Corporal Ko Hongrim died Apr. 27, 1972 in Tay Son, Deo An Khe(BR 589445), from wounds caused by an enemy’s shell explosion during Operation Beongae 24. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit Inheon. He was buried at 03-1-4010 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Kim Hyeonggu

Capital Division

RANK

Sergeant

STORY

Sergeant Kim Hyeonggu was born in san 184 Gasu-ri, Hwajeong-myeon, Uiryeong-gun, Gyeongsangnam-do, Dec. 10, 1949. He was assigned to 11th Company, Armor Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Sergeant Kim Hyeonggu died may. 2, 1972 in Tay Son, Deo An Khe(BR 586446), from wounds caused by an enemy’s sniper shooting during Operation Beongae 24. He was buried at 03-1-4017 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Jeon Gyegeon

Capital Division

RANK

Sergeant 1st Class

STORY

Sergeant 1st Class Jeon Gyegeon was born in 375 Bongdeok-ri, Jangseong-eup, Jangseong-gun, Jeollanam-do, Feb. 2, 1950. He was assigned to 11th Company, Armor Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Sergeant 1st Class Jeon Gyegeon died May. 3, 1972 in Tay Son, Deo An Khe(BR 587448), from wounds caused by an enemy’s shell explosion during Operation Beongae 24. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit Hwarang. He was buried at 03-1-4100 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Lee Gwangwoo

Capital Division

RANK

Sergeant

STORY

Sergeant Lee Gwangwoo was born in Munchon-ri, Gamgok-myeon, Eumseong-gun, Chungcheongbuk-do, Jun. 9, 1948. He was assigned to 11th Company, Armor Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Sergeant Lee Gwangwoo died May. 5, 1972 in Phu Phong(BR 515440), from wounds caused by an enemy’s booby trap explosion during a search action. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit Hwarang. He was buried at 03-1-4088 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Lee Sangsu

Capital Division

RANK

Master Sergeant

STORY

Master Sergeant Lee Sangsu was born in Bong’o-ri, Sangseo-myeon, Hwacheon-gun, Gangwon-do, Feb. 21, 1943. He was assigned to 11th Company, Armor Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Master Sergeant Lee Sangsu died May. 5, 1972 in Phu Phong(BR 585440), from wounds caused by an enemy’s booby trap explosion during a search action. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit Hwarang. He was buried at 03-1-4153 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.