THE 54TH FUSELIER BATTALION

1945 - 1946

 

 

SHORT HISTORY

 

The 54th Fuselier Battalion was raised at Sint-Niklaas, Belgium, on June 18 1945.

On September 10 1945 the battalion was assigned to the 21st Army Group.

The battalion mainly fulfilled guard duties for the 20th Line of Communication Group,
and delivered guard detachments for several P.OW. camps in Belgium.

The 54th Fuselier Battalion was disbanded on May 31 1946.

Commanding officer :
Senior Captain THONNARD

 

 

FORMATION BADGE

 

The blue cross on the red shield, i.e. the formation badge of the LOC Troops of the 21st Army Group,
with a yellow figure "5" in the left upper part, and a yellow figure "4" in the right lower part.

Formation Badge of the 54th Fuselier Battalion

The formation badge was also worn as a breast pocket badge.

Breast pocket badge
54th Fuselier Battalion

 

Lapel badge worn on civilian clothing