THE 23RD FUSELIER BATTALION
The 23rd Fuselier Battalion was raised at Casteau, Belgium, on February 14 1945.
On April 11
1945 the 23rd Fuselier Battalion was assigned to the 15th US
and came under the operational command of the 23rd US Army Corps.
was tranferred to the area of Mainz and Saarbrücken, Germany
where it was used for guard duties.
|Filling card of the 23rd Fuselier Battalion|
On May 2 1945 the battalion is in Trier, Germany, where it continues to guard vital installations.
The 23rd Fuselier Battalion returns to Leopoldsburg, Belgium, on July 13 1945.
It is attached to the 28th Fuselier Brigade.
guards lines of communications for the 21st Army Group
until its disbandment on October 21 1945.
Lieutenant Colonel LEBRUN
A green dragon, facing to the left, on a red-white-red heraldic shield.
allowed, but tolerated, the 23rd Fuselier Battalion also wore
the formation badge of the 23rd US Army Corps
during the period that the battalion was under their operational command.
The dragon badge was worn on the left sleeve, and the badge of the 23rd US Army Corps on the right sleeve.
|Formation Badge of the 23rd Fuselier Battalion||Formation
Badge of the 23rd US Army Corps,
as worn by the 23rd Fuselier Battalion.
Belgian Rank Insignia were worn.
On the shoulder straps the crossed rifles were worn above the number "23".
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.