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Veteran Korea with BUNC FORCES

Conflict Period:
Korean War 1
Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
Sergeant 1
Birth:
30 Jul 1928 1
Souvret/Hainaut/Belgium 1
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Birth:
30 Jul 1928 1
Souvret/Hainaut/Belgium 1
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Birth:
Mother: BAUDSON Martha 1
Father: BOSQUET Jules Ghislain 1
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Korean War 1

Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
Sergeant 1

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Korea with US 3rd Infantry Division

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Service in Korea : Was  heavy mortar servant in Heavy Weapons Company - Belgian Infantry Battalion (B.U.N.C.), as atttached unit of the 3rd US Infantry Divison, famed 3rd "Rock of Marne" Division. Also in 1st. Cav., then 8th. Cavalry Regiment, 12/11/1951 with 15th. Infantry Regiment (Reserve)(part of 3rd Division Infantry

)10th. May 1951 (22 y.o) : Enlisted as war volunteer for Korea. for a while at the Administrative Cy for the Battalion of reinforcement "Korea".

 

8 Nov. 1951 :     22 y.old -  leaving Belgium, on board U.S.N.S. General J.H.Mc RAE for Japan

15 Dec. 1951 :    arrival in Korea.

28 March 1951 :  leaving Korea to go back home

10 May 1952 :     new contract signed with the Army for a period of 3 years.

13 May 1952 :     arrival in Belgium, 23 y. old.

14 May 1952 :     at Center of Army Training, para-commanda Squad (Kaulille and Marche-Les-Dames)

2nd time in Korea

30 July 1953 (25 y.o) : departure for Korea by plane.

12 August 1953 :          arrival in Korea.

13 July 1954 :              departure to go back home.

17 July 1954 :              arrival in Belgium.

 

Medals

United Nations Service Medal.

War Medal of the Republic of Korea.

Médaille commémorative des Théâtres d'Opérations Extérieures avec barrette "Corée-Korea", le 26 mai 1952.

Médaille du Volontaire de Guerre avec barrette en bronze "Corée-Korea", Arrêté Royal N°2531 du 14 janvier 1954.

Médaille du Volontaire de Guerre Combattant avec barrette en argent "Corée-Korea", Arrêté Royal N°2579 du 9 février 1954.

B.U.N.C. 3 distinctions in Korea

B.U.N.C. has been awarded 3 distinctions for the battles of :

- IMJIN

- BROKEN ARROW

- CHATKOL (55 days non-stop on the front-line)

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