China News Service, Wuhan, December 21 (Reporter Liang Ting) According to the obituary on the 21st of the Enshi State Committee of the Communist Party of China, the People's Government of Enshi Prefecture, the Laifeng County Committee of the Communist Party of China, and the People's Government of Laifeng County, the winner of the "Republic Medal" and a national outstanding Communist Party member Comrade Zhang Fuqing, national moral model, winner of the title of "model of the times", national model retired soldier, and "most beautiful struggler", died in Wuhan, Hubei at 23:15 on December 20, 2022, at the age of 98. .

  The farewell ceremony for Comrade Zhang Fuqing's body is scheduled to be held at Laifeng County Funeral Home at 10:00 am on December 23, 2022 (Friday).

  Zhang Fuqing was born in Yang County, Hanzhong, Shaanxi in December 1924. He joined the Chinese People's Liberation Army in March 1948 and joined the Communist Party of China in August 1948.

Zhang Fuqing was a former soldier of the 6th Company of the 2nd Battalion of the 718th Regiment of the 359th Brigade of the Northwest Field Army. He escaped death in the hail of guns and bullets in the War of Liberation. He was awarded first-class merit three times and second-class merit once. Hero" honorary title.

  In 1955, Zhang Fuqing retired from the military and changed his job. He took the initiative to choose to work in Laifeng County, the most remote place in Hubei Province, and dedicated his life to the poor mountainous area.

It wasn't until the end of 2018 when authorities were collecting and recording veterans' information that his life story was discovered, and the world had reappeared.

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