The Waffen-Schi Bataillon der SS 26 was formed in December 1944 to be made a part of  26. Waffen-Grenadier Division der SS Hungaria. The men were volunteers from the mountain troops of the Hungarian army.
It was attached to IV. SS-Panzerkorps in January 1945, probably as part of 1. Ungarisches SS-Sturmjäger Regiment, to attempt to relieve Budapest. It took part in the retreat through western Hungary and into Austria before the remaining 150 men surrendered to the Americans.

Sources used

Antonio J. Munoz - Teutonic Magyars: Hungarian volunteers in the Waffen-SS (in The Hungarian Army and its military leadership in World War II by Andris J. Kursietis)

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