Ye Samchun

Capital Division

RANK

Staff Sergeant

STORY

Staff Sergeant Ye Samchun was born in 985 Daejeon-ri, Iseo-myeon, Cheongdo-gun, Gyeongsangbuk-do, Oct. 22, 1946. He was assigned to Search Company, Armor Regiment troops, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Staff Sergeant Ye Samchun died Oct. 27, 1969 in Tay Son, Tay Giang, Thuong Giang(BR6443), from wounds caused by an enemy’s sniper shooting during a search operation. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit Hwarang. He was buried at 02-5-2833 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Hong Janggi

Capital Division

RANK

Corporal

STORY

Corporal Hong Janggi was born in 542 Doha-ri, Ipjang-myeon, Seobuk-gu, Cheon’an-si, Chungcheongnam-do, Mar. 28, 1948. He was assigned to Search Company, Armor Regiment troops, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Corporal Hong Janggi died Jan. 31, 1970 in Tay Son, Nui Bac Ma, area of Giang Bet(BR 7051), from wounds caused by a grenade explosion during Operation Beongae 70-1. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit Inheon. He was buried at 02-5-2941 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Yoo Junghwan

Capital Division

RANK

Sergeant

STORY

Sergeant Yoo Junghwan was born in 27 Jisan-ri, Gwangju-si, Gyeonggi-do, Apr. 30, 1946. He was assigned to Search Company, Armor Regiment troops, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Sergeant Yoo Junghwan was killed Aug. 19, 1970 in area of 궁산, during a battle with enemies in a search operation. He was awarded the Order of Military Merit Inheon. He was buried at 02-3-3236 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Kim Juseong

Capital Division

RANK

Sergeant 1st Class

STORY

Sergeant 1st Class Kim Juseong was born in Insu-ri, Chunpo-myeon, Iksan-si, Jeollabuk-do, Apr. 6, 1947. He was assigned to Search Company, Armor Regiment troops, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Sergeant 1st Class Kim Juseong was killed Aug. 19, 1970 in area of 궁산, during a battle with enemies in a search operation. He was buried at 02-3-3233 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.

Lee Jiho

Capital Division

RANK

Staff Sergeant

STORY

Staff Sergeant Lee Jiho was born in Pyeong’an-ri, Mitan-myeon, Pyeongchang-gun, Gangwon-do, Feb. 15, 1945. He was assigned to Search Company, Armor Regiment troops, Tiger Division and was dispatched to Vietnam; stationed in the area of Binh Dinh Province.
Staff Sergeant Lee Jiho died Mar. 14, 1971 in Tay Son, Phu Phong, from wounds caused by a grenade explosion during an ambush operation. He was buried at 02-2-3524 graveyard in Seoul National Cemetery.