|The volunteers who had arrived in Finland from Sweden in 1918 were formed into a detachment, which was named the Swedish Brigade.|
Their average level of training among the volunteers was quite high, and officers and NCOs were posted in staffs and other troops of the white army, whenever their language competence and special skills allowed it.
The brigadiers began to grumble when they noticed they were not put in action, and some claimed that the brigade was used as the body guard of Mannerheim and the headquarters. The brigade approximately the size of a company participated in the battle of Tampere and suffered substantial losses.
The brigade was then joined into the Western Army, and was prominent in the Great Parade in Helsinki on 16 May, 1918. The Finns gave abundant credit to these volunteers, although there were some language problems between those who spoke Swedish and those who spoke Finnish. The brigade had been donated a flag in northern Finland, and was given another in Helsinki on the 16th of May. The bulk of the brigade left Finland in late May and was received with ceremony in Stockholm.
Commander-in-Chief 1918 | Headquarters 1918
| Vaasa Senate | Hannes Ignatius
| Martin Wetzer | Harald Hjalmarson
| Ernst Linder | Gösta Theslöf | Jägers | St Petersburg Question | Relations with Germany | Cross of Liberty
| Eastern Karelia | Uusimaa Dragoon
Regiment | Fir Twig | Finnish Flag
| Swedish Brigade | Civil Guards | Jäger Conflict | Heikki Kekoni | Red Prisoners | Wilhelm Thesleff
| Aarne Sihvo | Rudolf Walden |
Air Force - Air Weapon | Red and White
Terrorism | Great Parade 16 May, 1918 | Åland Question | Monarchy | Mannerheim's Resignation
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