THE 18TH FUSELIER BATTALION
The 18th Fuselier Battalion was raised at Champion, Belgium, on February 28 1945.
On May 5 1945 the battalion was assigned to the 21st Army Group.
The battalion guards POL depots and Lines of Communications for the 16th British LOC Unit.
until August 1945 the battalion delivered guard detachments for
the 2232 P.O.W. Camp
at Kwaremont, Belgium.
The battalion is disbanded on December 24 1945.
Major JANSSENS DE BISTHOVEN
The Belgian royal monogram and crown, in yellow, on a black diamond, with a red and yellow border.
|Formation Badge of the 18th Fuselier Battalion.|
This is in fact the formation badge of a resistance movement called the "Royal National Movement".
number of the men from this resistance movement , known for its
volunteered together and were incorporated in the 18th Fuselier Battalion.
They decided to wear "their badge".
with the formation badge.
|Lapel Badge as worn on civilian clothing|