Li Wanheng, Chinese military personnel, Died at 92

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Li Wanheng was born in October 1923 in Laishui County, Zhili (now Hebei) and died on May 6, 2016.

He was a Chinese colonel of the People’s Liberation Army.

Li served as the commander of the 67th Army of the People’s Liberation Army (1981 to 1983).

Wanheng entered in the Eighth Route Army (18th Army Group of the National Revolutionary Army of the Republic of China) in October 1940, and joined the Communist Party of China the following year.

He served as the chief staff officer of the 597th regiment, 199th Division in the Korean War.

Wanheng saw action a series of battles with the 67th Army especially in the Battle of Kumsong, the last large-scale battle of the Korean War.

He became the deputy commander of the 597th regiment, commander of the 597th regiment, deputy commander of the 199th Division, chief staff officer of the 199th Division and commander of the 199th Division sequentially after he returned to China.

Li was given a promotion to colonel of the People’s Liberation Army in 1965.

From 1981 to 1983, Wanheng was the army corps commander of the 67th Army.

Li retired from army in August 1983.

Li Wanheng passed away at 92 yrs old.

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