Initially there were 2,000 volunteers of which 700 were held back. The Battalion comprised of 3 infantry companies (2 French and 1 Dutch speaking), a heavy weapons company and a Luxemburg platoon.
Departure from Belgium with the troop barge Kamina on 18 December 1950. The battalion was at sea for 44 days.
The battalion arrived at Pusan on 31 January 1951. After it received winter equipment at tent camp TONGNAE-DONG, it took part in the UN offensive south of the 38th parallel as part of the US 15th Infantry Regiment.
Members of the Battalion served a 1 year tour of duty and were rotated home.
The Belgium-Luxemburg Battalion was attached to the US 3rd Infantry Division.
Total serving 3,498
Total serving 89
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