Yoo Gijeong

Capital Division

RANK

Staff Sergeant

STORY

Staff Sergeant Yoo Gijeong was born in 99-1 Tanjung-ri, Sinam-myeon, Yesan-gun, Chungcheongnam-do, Jan. 22, 1943. He was assigned to 2nd Company, Armor Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Staff Sergeant Yoo Gijeong died Jan. 10, 1970 in Tay Son, Tay Thuan(BR 638445), from wounds caused by an enemy’s sniper shooting during a search action. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit Hwarang. He was buried at 02-5-2919 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Park Juseop

Capital Division

RANK

Sergeant 1st Class

STORY

Sergeant 1st Class Park Juseop was born in 1 Sinheung-ri, Bu’an-eup, Bu’an-gun, Jeollabuk-do, Sep. 8, 1944. He was assigned to 2nd Company, Armor Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Sergeant 1st Class Park Juseop died Jan. 2, 1971 in Tay Son, Tay Thuan(BR 647498), from wounds caused by a booby trap explosion during an ambush operation. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit Hwarang. He was buried at 02-2-3450 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Lee Hongtae

Capital Division

RANK

Staff Sergeant

STORY

Staff Sergeant Lee Hongtae was born in 629 Changsin-dong, Jongro-gu, Seoul Capital City, Feb. 27, 1947. He was assigned to 2nd Company, Armor Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Staff Sergeant Lee Hongtae died Mar. 3, 1971 in Tay Son, Tay Thuan(BR 707407), from wounds caused by a booby trap explosion during an ambush operation. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit Inheon. He was buried at 02-2-3502 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Choi Geumpyo

Capital Division

RANK

Master Sergeant

STORY

Master Sergeant Choi Geumpyo was born in 262-1 Gwang’an-dong, Suyeong-gu, Busan City, Jul. 3, 1935. He was assigned to 2nd Company, Armor Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Master Sergeant Choi Geumpyo died Mar. 26, 1971 in Tay Son, Tay Thuan(BR 662483), from wounds caused by a claymore explosion during an ambush operation. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit Inheon. He was buried at 02-2-3575 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Kim Hakman

Capital Division

RANK

Sergeant

STORY

Sergeant Kim Hakman was born in 548 Sangnam-ri, Seosang-myeon, Hamyang-gun, Gyeongsangnam-do, Apr. 16, 1948. He was assigned to 2nd Company, Armor Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Sergeant Kim Hakman died Apr. 16, 1972 in Tay Son, Deo An Khe(BR 610425), 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 03-1-4035 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.