THE 62ND FUSELIER BATTALION
The 60th Fuselier Battalion was raised at Saives (near Liège) on June 18 1945.
In July 1945 the unit was administratively attached to the 22nd Fuselier Brigade "RAPENBURG".
After the initial training period the battalion is put at the disposal of the 21st Army Group in September 1945.
report delivered by the 62nd Fuselier Battalion
to the 22nd Fuselier Brigade.
Due to the
fact that the Allied Authorities had no tasks anymore for new
the unit is already put back at the disposal of the Belgian Authorities mid October 1945.
The 62nd Fuselier Battalion is disbanded at Saives on October 21 1945.
Senior Captain SLEGERS
Fuselier Battalion normally had to wear the formation badge
of the 22nd Fuselier Brigade "RAPENBURG".
As far as
known the formation badge of the 22nd Fuselier Brigade "RAPENBURG"
was produced but never distributed.
can assume that, combined with the fact of the short period of
the 62nd Fuselier Battalion wore no formation badge.
Belgian Rank Insignia were worn.
On the shoulder straps the crossed rifles, for the Fuseliers, were worn above the number "62".
The Infantry flash was worn on both sleeves.
On the left sleeve the white "BELGIUM" title was worn.
On the right sleeve the Belgian National Colours were worn.