123rd Jump Infantry Division

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123rd Jump Infantry Divisiion
Unit Profile (as of 2764)
Nickname The Filtvelt Fusiliers
Parent Formation Star League Defense Force
Formed unknown

Overview[edit]

The One Hundred Twenty-third Jump Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.

History[edit]

The 123rd earned its nickname of "The Filtvelt Fusiliers" when the 691st Jump Infantry Brigade defeated a company of pirate BattleMechs on Filtvelt in 2725.[1]

In 2764, the unit was stationed on Hortense[2], assigned as a part of the LXIX Corps, Third Army, to District 2 of the Federated Suns Military Region, but was moved to an undisclosed are of the Periphery in 2765 as part of the redeployment effort to fight the Periphery Uprising.[3]

The 123rd was destroyed during the Hegemony Campaign.[3]

Officers[edit]

The commanding officer between 2725 and 2764 was Major General Also Baarda.[1]

Composition[edit]

As an SLDF Jump Infantry division the 123rd would have been formed from two brigades of Jump Troops, one brigade of 'Mech regiments and two Ground Aero Wings.[4]

2764[edit]

  • Attached LAM Company

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Field Manual: SLDF, p. 65, "123rd Jump Infantry Division"
  2. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 252, "SLDF - Federated Suns Military Command Map"
  3. 3.0 3.1 The Star League, p. 151, "Third"
  4. The Star League, p. 133

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