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Statistics

Countries That Deployed Combat Units : 16 Countries
Country, Number of Troops Deployed(Persons), Size of War Participation, Ground Troops, Naval Force, Air Force
Country Number of Troops Deployed(Persons) Size of War Participation
Ground Troops Naval Force Air Force
US 1,789,000
  • 8 Infantry Divisions
  • 1 Marine Division
  • 2 Regimental Special Forces
  • Number of Troops : 302,483
Far East Naval Force
U.S. 7th Fleet
Far East Air Force
UK 56,000
  • 1 Marine Commandos
  • Number of Troops : 14,198
  • 2 Infantry Brigade
17 Naval Vessels(1 Aircraft Carrier included) -
Canada 26,791
  • 1 Infantry Brigade
  • Number of Troops : 6,146
3 Destroyers 1 Transport Aircraft Battalion
Turkey 21,212
  • 1 Infantry Brigade
  • Number of Troops : 5,455
- -
Australia 17,164
  • 2 Infantry Battalions
  • Number of Troops : 2,282
1 Aircraft Carrier
2 Destroyers
1 Frigate Ship
1 Combat Aviation Battalion
1 Transport Aircraft Formation
The Philippines 7,420
  • 1 Infantry Battalion
  • Number of Troops : 1,496
- -
Thailand 6,326
  • 1 Infantry Battalion
  • Number of Troops : 1,294(2,274)
7 Frigate Ships
1 Transport Vessel
1 Transport Aircraft Formation
The Netherlands 5,322
  • 1 Infantry Battalion
  • Number of Troops : 819
3 Destroyer -
Colombia 5,100
  • 1 Infantry Battalion
  • Number of Troops : 1,068
1 Frigate Ship -
Greece 4,992
  • 1 Infantry Battalion
  • Number of Troops : 1,263
- 1 Transport Aircraft Formation
New Zealand 3,794
  • 1 Artillery Battalion
  • Number of Troops : 1,389
1 Frigate Ship -
Ethiopia 3,518
  • 1 Infantry Battalion
  • Number of Troops : 1,271
- -
Belgium 3,498
  • 1 Infantry Battalion
  • Number of Troops : 900
- -
France 3,421
  • 1 Artillery Battalion
  • Number of Troops : 1,119(1,185)
1 Destroyer -
The Republic of South Africa 826 - - Combat Aviation Battalion
Luxembourg 100
  • 1 Infantry Platoon
  • Number of Troops : 44(48)
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Reference: Dongchan, Park. Korean War Statistics. Seoul: Institute for Military History, MND. 2014. Print
Countries That Provided Medical Support : 5 Countries
Country, Number of Troops Deployed, Size of War Participation, Number of Troops on Duty, Support Unit
Country Number of Troops Deployed Size of War Participation
Number of Troops on Duty Support Unit
Sweden 1,124 154(162) Red Cross Hospital
Denmark 630 100 Hospital Ship
India 627 70(333) 60th Field Hospital
Norway 623 105(109) Mobile Army Surgical Hospital
Italy 128 72 68th Red Cross Hospital

  • The number of troops in the size of war participation represents the maximum number of troops maintained until the end of the war (July 1953).
  • The number of troops in parenthesis represents the maximum number of troops maintained during the entire war period rather than until the end of the war.