Kwon Uideok

Capital Division

RANK

Staff Sergeant

STORY

Staff Sergeant Kwon Uideok was born in 329 Jangdong-ri, Daesong-myeon, Nam-gu, Gyeongsangbuk-do, Dec. 29, 1943. He was assigned to 5rd Company, Armor Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Staff Sergeant Kwon Uideok died by a fire accident May. 13, 1967, during transportation of supplies in Tay Son, Phu Phong(BR 759529). He was buried at 26-2-1354 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Kang Deokyong

Capital Division

RANK

Corporal

STORY

Corporal Kang Deokyong was born in 896 Yongdam2-dong, Jeju-si, Jeju-do, May. 21, 1942. He was assigned to 5th Company, Armor Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Corporal Kang Deokyong died Jun. 19, 1967 in Tay Son, Phu Phong(BR 700509), 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 his Family Cemetery.

Son Myeonggyu

Capital Division

RANK

Staff Sergeant

STORY

Staff Sergeant Son Myeonggyu was born in 351 Osan-ri, Osan-myeon, Iksan-si, Jeollabuk-do, Jul. 5, 1942. He was assigned to 5th Company, Armor Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Staff Sergeant Son Myeonggyu was killed Jul. 22, 1967 in Tuy An, Dong Xuan(CQ 887619), during a battle with enemies in Operation Honggildong. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit Inheon. He was buried at 26-3-1014 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Son Seungjin

Capital Division

RANK

1st Lieutenant

STORY

1st Lieutenant Son Seungjin was born in 15-6 Dae’in-dong, Dong-gu, Gwangju City, Jul. 26, 1943. He was assigned to 5th Company, Armor Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
1st Lieutenant Son Seungjin was killed Jul. 10, 1968 in Phu Cat, Go Boi champaign(CR 013405), during a battle with enemies in Operation Tiger 12. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit Hwarang. He was buried at 51-4-0135 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Lee Yoonsik

Capital Division

RANK

1st Lieutenant

STORY

1st Lieutenant Lee Yoonsik was born in Hakseong-dong, Wonju-si, Gangwon-do, Nov. 9, 1944. He was assigned to 5th Company, Armor Regiment, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
1st Lieutenant Lee Yoonsik died Jul. 10, 1968 in Phu Cat, Go Boi champaign(CR 013405), from wounds caused by an enemy’s sniper shooting during Operation Tiger 12. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit Hwarang. He was buried at 51-4-0133 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.