49th Jump Infantry Division

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Forty-ninth Jump Infantry Division
Unit Profile (as of 2764)
Nickname The Horned Owls[1]
Parent Formation XIX Corps
Formed unknown

The Forty-ninth Jump Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.

History[edit]

In 2764, the unit was assigned, as a part of the XIX Corps, Eighth Army, to District 1 of the Free Worlds League Military Region and then transferred to District 3 by 2765 as part of the redeployment effort to fight the Periphery Uprising.[2]The Forty-ninth was destroyed during the Hegemony Campaign.[2]

Officers[edit]

In 2764 the commanding officer was Major General Katheryn Erbe.[1]

Composition[edit]

As an SLDF Jump Infantry division the Forty-ninth would have been formed from two brigades of Jump Troops, one brigade of 'Mech regiments and two Ground Aero Wings.[3]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Field Manual: SLDF, p. 111, "Eighth Army - XIX Corps"
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Star League, p. 141, "Eighth"
  3. The Star League, p. 133, "Unit Compostion"

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