THE 14TH FUSELIER BATTALION

1944 - 1945

 

 

SHORT HISTORY

 

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.

After guarding vital installations of the Lines of Communication in Belgium,
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 command
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.

Commanding Officer :
Major DE CEUNINCK

Right : Major DE CEUNINCK

 

FORMATION BADGES

 

Once the 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.

Formation Badge of the Lines of Communication Troops of the 21st Army Group.
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 Brigade,
the battalion is ordered to wear the Formation badge of the 14th Fuselier Brigade.

A yellow 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