Woo Gitae

Capital Division

RANK

Staff Sergeant

STORY

Staff Sergeant Woo Gitae was born in Songseokse-ri, Maseo-myeon, Seocheon-gun, Chungcheongnam-do, Jan. 4, 1948. He was assigned to 4th Company, 1st Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Staff Sergeant Woo Gitae died Mar. 24, 1971 in south-west area of Phu Cat Airfield(BR 892397), from wounds caused by a booby trap explosion during sentry duty. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit Inheon. He was buried at 02-2-3555 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Goo Dugeun

Capital Division

RANK

Staff Sergeant

STORY

Staff Sergeant Goo Dugeun was born in Sinjeong-ri, Yongji-myeon, Gimje-gun, Jeollabuk-do, Nov. 7, 1947. He was assigned to 4th Company, 1st Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Staff Sergeant Goo Dugeun died Mar. 24, 1971 in south-west area of Phu Cat Airfield(BR 892391), from wounds caused by a booby trap explosion during sentry duty. He was buried at 02-2-3583 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Jeon Yeoksik

Capital Division

RANK

Staff Sergeant

STORY

Staff Sergeant Jeon Yeoksik was born in Hajang-ri, Sangha-myeon, Gochang-gun, jeollabuk-do, Aug. 7, 1946. He was assigned to 4th Company, 1st Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Staff Sergeant Jeon Yeoksik died Mar. 24, 1971 in south-west area of Phu Cat Airfield(BR 894391), from wounds caused by a booby trap explosion during sentry duty. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit a Commendation for bravery. He was buried at 02-2-3518 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Lee Yongtae

Capital Division

RANK

Staff Sergeant

STORY

Staff Sergeant Lee Yongtae was born in 181 Woidap-ri, Sangju-eup, Sangju-gun, Gyeongsangbuk-do Jul. 24, 1948. He was assigned to 4th Company, 1st Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Staff Sergeant Lee Yongtae died Mar. 25, 1971 in south-west area of Phu Cat airfield(BR 224446), from wounds caused by an enemy’s sniper shooting during an ambush operation. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit Hwarang. He was buried at 02-2-3523 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Gang Bonglib

Capital Division

RANK

Sergent 1st Class

STORY

Sergeant 1st Class Gang Bonglib was born in Jeoji-ri, Hangyeong-myeon, Bukjeju-gun, Jeju-do, Apr. 22, 1946. He was assigned to 4th Company, 1st Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Sergeant 1st Class Gang Bonglib died May. 15, 1971 in Phu Cat, Cat Hanh, Nui Voc Cat(BR 874425), from wounds caused by an enemy’s booby trap explosion during nearby search action of Tiger Operation 16. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit Inheon. He was buried at his Family Cemetery.