Choi Jiyong

Capital Division

RANK

Sergeant

STORY

Sergeant Choi Jiyong was born in 346-1 Gaya-dong, Busanjin-gu, Busan City, Jun. 2, 1942. He was assigned to Combat Support Company, Armor Regiment troops, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Sergeant Choi Jiyong died Sep. 1, 1969 in Tay Son, Phu Phong, from head impact caused by helicopter induction during Operation Eagle 69-3. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit Inheon. He was buried at 19-3-2704 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Choi Changrim

Capital Division

RANK

Staff Sergeant

STORY

Staff Sergeant Choi Changrim was born in Changchon-ri, Ilbanseong-myeon, Jinju-si, Gyeongsangnam-do, Apr. 20, 1945. He was assigned to Combat Support Company, Armor Regiment troops, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Staff Sergeant Choi Changrim died May. 18, 1971 in Tay Son, Phu Phong(BR 8M342), from wounds caused by an enemy’s booby trap explosion during a search operation. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit Inheon. He was buried at 03-3-3687 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Shin Yongseop

Capital Division

RANK

Sergeant

STORY

Sergeant Shin Yongseop was born in 312 Seongnam-ri, Nangsan-myeon, Iksan-si, Jeollabuk-do, Aug. 22, 1948. He was assigned to Combat Support Company, Armor Regiment troops, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Sergeant Shin Yongseop died Jan. 21, 1972 in Tay Son, Phu Phong, from wounds caused by an enemy’s sniper shooting during sentry duty. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit a Commendation for bravery. He was buried at 03-2-3890 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Park Chang’il

Capital Division

RANK

Sergeant 1st Class

STORY

Sergeant 1st Class Park Chang’il was born in 145 Gangnam-dong, Jinju-si, Gyeongsangnam-do, Jan. 3, 1949. He was assigned to Combat Support Company, Armor Regiment troops, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Sergeant 1st Class Park Chang’il died Apr. 13, 1972 in Tay Son, Phu Phong(BR 585431), 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 03-2-3993 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Lee Gijun

Capital Division

RANK

Staff Sergeant

STORY

Staff Sergeant Lee Gijun was born in Namgye-ri, Nam-myeon, Hwasun-gun, Jeollanam-do, Dec. 25, 1949. He was assigned to Combat Support Company, Armor Regiment troops, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Staff Sergeant Lee Gijun died Apr. 14, 1972 in Tay Son, Phu Phong, from wounds caused by an enemy’s shell explosion. He was buried at 03-1-3996 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.