THE 14TH FUSELIER BATTALION
1944 - 1945
The 14th Fuselier Battalion is raised at Oudenaarde, Belgium, on December 26 1944.
On February 24 1945 the battalion is assigned to the 21st Army Group.
guarding vital installations of the Lines of Communication in
the battalion moves to Germany where it fulfills the same tasks.
|Private GALAY of the 2nd Company on guard.|
On March 10
1945 the 14th Fuselier Battalion comes under the administrative
of the 14th Belgian Fuselier Brigade.
On June 16 1945 the battalion moves to Burgsteinfurt in Germany.
The battalion returns to Belgium on December 4 1945.
The 14th Fuselier Battalion is disbanded on December 31 1945.
Major DE CEUNINCK
|Right : Major DE CEUNINCK|
battalion is assigned to the 21st Army Group, it is allowed
to wear the Formation Badge of the Lines of Communication Troops.
A dark blue cross on a scarlet shield.
Badge of the Lines of Communication Troops of the 21st
It is this version that has been worn by the 14th Fuselier Battalion.
A few months
after the administrative transfer to the Belgian 14th Fuselier
the battalion is ordered to wear the Formation badge of the 14th Fuselier Brigade.
lion, facing to the left, on a black capital "A", and
the number 14 beneath.
The whole on a red shield.
|Formation Badge of the 14 Fuselier Brigade|