Mun Gwuangseong

Capital Division

RANK

Sergeant

STORY

Sergeant Mun Gwuangseong was born in 574 Songjeong-ri, Songjeong-eup, Gwuangsan-gun, Jeollanam-do, jan. 7, 1945. He was assigned to 3rd Company, 1st Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Sergeant Mun Gwuangseong died from an enemy’s sniper shooting during combat in Phu Cat(Br936392) Jan. 23, 1968. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit Hwarang. He was buried at 26-1-1596 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

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.