56th Royal Jump Infantry Division

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56th Royal Jump Infantry Division
Unit Profile (as of 2779)
Nickname On the Bounce
Parent Formation X Corps
Formed unknown
Disbanded 2779

Overview[edit]

The Fifty-sixth Royal Jump Infantry 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 2764 the Fifty-sixth was stationed on Outreach[1], the unit was assigned, as a part of the X Corps, First Army, to the Terran Military Region and then transferred to District 1 of the Free Worlds League Military Region by 2765 to take part in the New Vandenberg Uprising.[2] The Fifty-sixth was destroyed during the Hegemony Campaign.[2]

Officers[edit]

The commanding officer in 2764 was Major General Uther Parsons.[3]

Composition[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 251, "SLDF - Terran Hegemony Military Command Map"
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Star League, p. 140, "First"
  3. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 41, "56th Royal Jump Infantry Division"
  4. The Star League, p. 133

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