349th Royal BattleMech Division

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349th Royal BattleMech Division
Unit Profile (as of 2784)
Nickname The King Henry Division
Parent Formation XXII Corps
Formed unknown

Overview[edit]

The 349th Royal BattleMech Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army. It was one of the SLDF's Royal units, which consisted of troops from the Terran Hegemony.

History[edit]

In 2704 and 2724 the 349th won the Best Division title at the Martial Olympiad.[1]

In 2764, the unit was assigned, as a part of the XXII Corps, Fourteenth Army, to District 1 of the Draconis Combine Military Region and then transferred to District 3 by 2765.[2]. The 349th survived the Periphery Uprising and the Hegemony Campaign, and followed General Aleksandr Kerensky on the Exodus in 2784.[2]

Officers[edit]

The commanding officer in 2764 was Major General Sai Chang.[3]

Composition[edit]

As an SLDF BattleMech division the 349th would have been formed from two Brigades of BattleMech regiments and a brigade of Mechanized Infantry regiments.[4]

2764[edit]

  • 3491st Royal BattleMech Brigade [5]
  • 3492nd Royal BattleMech Brigade
  • 3493rd Royal Infantry Brigade

References[edit]

  1. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 23
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Star League, p. 147, "Fourteenth"
  3. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 175
  4. The Star League, p. 133
  5. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 13

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