Jo Yongeop

Capital Division

RANK

Sergeant

STORY

Sergeant Jo Yongeop was born in Boryeong-si, Chungcheongnam-do, Jun. 17, 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 Jo Yongeop died May. 5, 1972 in Tay Son, Deo An Khe(BR 638494), from wounds caused by a booby trap explosion during a search operation. He was buried at 03-1-4056 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Choi Donhwan

Capital Division

RANK

Sergeant 1st Class

STORY

Sergeant 1st Class Choi Donhwan was born in Mulya-ri, Bonghwa-gun, Gyeongsangbuk-do, Apr. 23, 1946. 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 Choi Donhwan died may. 5, 1972 in Tay Son, Deo An Khe(BR 588446), from wounds caused by a booby trap explosion during a search operation. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit a Commendation for bravery. He was buried at 03-1-4114 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Park Jaehwan

Capital Division

RANK

Staff Sergeant

STORY

Staff Sergeant Park Jaehwan was born in 540-2 Hodang-ri, Cheongtong-myeon, Yeongcheon-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do, Aug. 21, 1949. 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 Park Jaehwan died May. 22, 1972 in Tay Son, Deo An Khe(BR 578433), from wounds caused by an enemy’s sniper shooting during Operation Beongae 72-24. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit a Commendation for bravery. He was buried at 03-1-4070 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Kim Hogyeom

Capital Division

RANK

Staff Sergeant

STORY

Staff Sergeant Kim Hogyeom was born in 303 Jungsin-ri, Yong’an-myeon, Iksan-si, Jeollabuk-do, May. 25, 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 Kim Hogyeom died Jun. 7, 1972 in Tay Son, Tay Thuan(BR 629485), from wounds caused by a booby trap explosion during a search operation. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit Inheon. He was buried at 03-1-4142 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Kim Myeongho

Capital Division

RANK

Staff Sergeant

STORY

Staff Sergeant Kim Myeongho was born in 8tong-4ban Sujeong-dong, Dong-gu, Busan City, Mar. 30, 1949. 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 Kim Myeongho died Jul. 1, 1972 in Tay Son, Tay Thuan(BR 685348), from wounds caused by a booby trap explosion during training. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit a Commendation for bravery. He was buried at 03-1-4111 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.