Gong Seongman

Capital Division

RANK

Staff Sergeant

STORY

Staff Sergeant Gong Seongman was born in 1068 Jungcheon-ri, Geumsan-myeon, Jinju-si, Gyeongsangnam-do, Aug. 1, 1946. He was assigned to 9th Company, Armor Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Staff Sergeant Gong Seongman was killed Feb. 3, 1971 in Phu Phong(BR 870113), during a battle with enemies. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit Hwarang. He was buried at 02-2-3467 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Jeong Byeongchan

Capital Division

RANK

Sergeant

STORY

Sergeant Jeong Byeongchan was born in Hwanggan-ri, Nam-myeon, Yeosu-si, Jeollanam-do, Jan. 1, 1946. He was assigned to 9th Company, Armor Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Sergeant Jeong Byeongchan died Feb. 28, 1971 in Dong Xuan, south area of Song Ky Lo(BQ 882598), from wounds caused by an enemy’s booby trap explosion during Operation Eagle 71-1. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit Hwarang. He was buried at 02-2-3494 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Lee Pilha

Capital Division

RANK

Sergeant

STORY

Sergeant Lee Pilha was born in Sepung-ri, Gwangyang-eup, Gwangyang-si, Jeollanam-do, Nov. 1, 1947. He was assigned to 9th Company, Armor Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Sergeant Lee Pilha died Mar. 1, 1971 in Dong Xuan, south area of Song Ky Lo(BR 874608), from wounds caused by an enemy’s booby trap explosion during Operation Eagle 71-1. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit Hwarang. He was buried at 02-2-3491 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Yoon Taejeong

Capital Division

RANK

Corporal

STORY

Corporal Yoon Taejeong was born in 422 Hanjung-ri, Maro-myeon, Bo’eun-gun, Chungcheongbuk-do, Mar. 13, 1949. He was assigned to 9th Company, Armor Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Corporal Yoon Taejeong was killed Apr. 27, 1972 in Tay Son, south of Deo An Khe, area of 638 hill(BR 573415), during a battle with enemies in Operation An Khe Pass. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit Hwarang. He was buried at 03-1-4042 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Jo Myeongho

Capital Division

RANK

Sergeant 1st Class

STORY

Sergeant 1st Class Jo Myeongho was born in 432-1 Sinjang-dong, Hanam-si, Gyeonggi-do, May. 29, 1948. He was assigned to 9th Company, Armor Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Sergeant 1st Class Jo Myeongho was killed Apr. 27, 1972 in Tay Son, south of Deo An Khe, area of 638 hill(BR 573415), during a battle with enemies in Operation An Khe Pass. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit Hwarang. He was buried at 03-1-4066 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.