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Australia Two Infantry Battalions
HMAS Anzac (6 August - 17 October 1951 & 6 September 1952 - 26 June 1953)
HMAS Bataan (10 June 1950 - 6 June 1951 & 17 January - 25 September 1952)
HMAS Tobruk (31 August 1951 - 23 February 1952 & 3 June 1953 - 12 February 1954)
HMAS Warramunga (14 August 1950 - 29 August 1951 & 17 January - 8 August 1952)
HMAS Culgoa (14 March - 26 June 1953)
HMAS Condamine (4 July 1952 - 10 April 19530
HMAS Murchison (9 May 1951 - 17 February 1952)
HMAS Shoalhaven (27 June - 22 September 1950)
Aircraft carrier:
HMAS Sydney with 805, 808 and 871 Squadrons, 31 August 1951 - 22 February 1952.
No. 77 squadron RAAF (flying Mustangs, later Meteors)
Belgium Luxemburg Battalion
Canada Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians)
2nd Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery
1st Regiment, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery
81st Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery
The Corps of Royal Canadian Engineers
The Royal Canadian Corps of Signals
The Royal Canadian Regiment
  1st, 2nd and 3rd Battalions Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
  1st, 2nd and 3rd Battalions
Royal 22e Régiment
  1st, 2nd and 3rd Battalions
The Royal Canadian Army Service Corps
The Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps
The Royal Canadian Dental Corps
Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps
The Corps of Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
Royal Canadian Army Pay Corps
The Royal Canadian Postal Corps
The Royal Canadian Army Chaplain Corps
The Canadian Provost Corps
Canadian Intelligence Corps
HMCS Athabaskan
HMCS Cayuga
HMCS Sioux
HMCS Nootka
HMCS Huron
HMCS Iroquois
HMCS Crusader
HMCS Haida
No. 426 (Thunderbird) Squadron
22 RCAF pilots flew with the US Fifth Air Force
Colombia Colombian Battalion
One Naval Frigate
Ethiopia Ethiopian Battalion
France French Battalion
Great Britain Two Infantry Brigades
One Armoured Regiment
One and a half Artillery Regiments
Oen and a half Combat Engineer Regiments with supprting ground forces
The Far Eastern Fleet
Two squadrons of Sunderlands
Greece Greek Battalion
Transport aircraft

Thanks to Thomas Roode for this entry.

Naval forces
De first Dutch vessel to arrive in the waters surrounding Korea was the Hr.Ms. Evertsen, a destroyer with 238 sailors on board. It went on its first patrol on the 20th of July 1950. In April 1951 it was replaced by the destroyer Hr.Ms. Van Galen with 246 sailors. After 11 months, it was replaced by the destroyer Hr.Ms. Piet Hein (229 sailors and 14 marines). The Piet Hein was the first Dutch vessel to actually see action. It participated in so-called package sweeps - attacks on North Korean re-supply trains. On the night of 14 to 15 November 1952, it succeeded in destroying a North Korean train. The Piet Hein was replaced, not by another destroyer but by the much smaller frigate Hr.Ms. Maurits on 18 January 1953. The Maurits had only 183 sailors aboard. Although a truce had been signed, Dutch vessel remained in Korean waters until 24 January 1955. In the meantime, the Maurits was replaced by Hr.Ms. Dubois in November 1953, while the Dubois itself was replaced by the last Dutch frigate, the Hr.Ms. Van Zijll. It left for the Netherlands on 24 January 1954, ending the Dutch naval presence.

Netherlands Battalion
After an urgent call by UN Secretary-General Trygve Lie on the 15th of July 1950, the Dutch government decided to dispatch an infantry battalion to Korea. It consisted mainly of volunteers, with most of them being veterans from the Indonesian Independence War (1946 - 1949). The battalion, named Nederlands Detachement Verenigde Naties (NDVN - Dutch Detachment United Nations), consisted of about 1.000 men. The battalion arrived in Pusan on the 23rd of November 1950. After a short training period, the Dutchmen were encorporated into the 38th Rock of the Marne Infantry Regiment (part of the 2nd Indianhead Division). From the 14th of December 1950 and onwards, the battalion commander commanded an extra 100 ROKS (Republic of Korea Soldiers or Katusa's - Korean Army Troops United States Army). After seeing some heavy action at places like Hoengsong, Hill 325 (west of Wonju), Hwachon Reservoir and the Iron Triangle (the area between Chorwon, Pyongyang and Kumhwa), the battalion was withdrawn to Holland on the 15th of December 1954. In total, 120 Dutchmen lost their lives on the barren plains and hills of Korea. The battalion was rewarded with a total of 120 U.S. medals (4 x Distinguished Unit Citation, 4 x Silver Star, and 102 x Bronze Star) and 31 Dutch medals.

Luxembourg One Infantry Company
New Zealand 3794 troops all posted to 16 Field Regiment RNZA.
HQ K Force
Artillery - 161, 162, 163 Battery's RNZA
Signals unit
Regimental HQ Unit with sundry members of all branches and trades of the NZ Army
Transport Company posted to British Army RASC
2500 Naval personnel
HMNZS Hawera
HMNZS Kaniere
HMNZS Pukaki
HMNZS Rotoiti
HMNZS Tutira
Philippines l0th Battalion Combat Team
20th Battalion Combat Team
One Company of Tanks
South Africa One Fighter squadron
Thailand 21st Regiment
Naval Forces
Air and Naval Transports
Turkey Turkish Brigade
United States The Eighth Army, of six army divisions and one Marine division; Naval Forces Far East (three task forces); and Far East Air Forces (three air forces).
Demark, India, Italy, Norway and Sweden Medical Aid

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