Goo Jayeol

Capital Division

RANK

Sergeant

STORY

Sergeant Goo Jayeol was born in Yuk’il-ri, Songsan-myeon, Hwaseong-si, Gyeonggi-do, Jan. 10, 1940. He was assigned to 1st Battery, 60th Artillery Battalion, Artillery Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Sergeant Goo Jayeol died Aug. 24, 1969 in Phu Cat, Cat Hung, My Thun, from wounds caused by a firearm misfiring during preparation of operation. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit Hwarang. He was buried at 21-1-2315 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Jeong Jongsun

Capital Division

RANK

Captain

STORY

Captain Jeong Jongsun was born in 274 Yeonwol-ri, Dongbok-myeon, Hwasun-gun, Jeollanam-do, Nov. 10, 1937. He was assigned to 1st Battery, 60th Artillery Battalion, Artillery Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Captain Jeong Jongsun died Aug. 24, 1969 in Phu Cat, Cat Hung, My Thun(CR 034438), from wounds caused by an enemy’s booby trap explosion during a search and reconnaissance action. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit Hwarang. He was buried at 51-4-0188 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Kim Gyeong’ok

Capital Division

RANK

Staff Sergeant

STORY

Staff Sergeant Kim Gyeong’ok was born in 870-1 Gojeong-ri, Deokgwa-myeon, Namwon-si, Jeollabuk-do, Jun. 22, 1946. He was assigned to 1st Battery, 60th Artillery Battalion, Artillery Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Staff Sergeant Kim Gyeong’ok died Jul. 24, 1970 in Phu Cat, Cat Hung, My Thun( CR 013440), from wounds caused by an enemy’s mine explosion during operational maneuver. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit Inheon. He was buried at 02-3-3249 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Won Yeonghak

Capital Division

RANK

Captain

STORY

Captain Won Yeonghak was born in 47-1 Sinjeop-ri, Buknae-myeon, Yeoju-si, Gyeonggi-do, Aug. 4, 1947. He was assigned to 1st Battery, 60th Artillery Battalion, Artillery Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Captain Won Yeonghak died Feb. 9, 1972 in Phu Cat, Cat Hung, My Thun, from wounds caused by an enemy’s shell explosion. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit a Commendation for bravery. He was buried at 03-2-3913 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Choi Jeongseok

Capital Division

RANK

Sergeant

STORY

Sergeant Choi Jeongseok was born in 819-1 Janghang-ri, Sannae-myeon, Namwon-si, Jeollabuk-do, Aug. 17, 1943. He was assigned to 2nd Battery, 60th Artillery Battalion, Artillery Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Sergeant Choi Jeongseok died by drowning Aug. 22, 1967 in Thai Phu, during a military operation. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit Inheon. He was buried at 26-2-1076 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.