5th Liao Lancers
|Fifth Liao Lancers|
|Unit Profile (as of 2765)|
|Nickname||The Demeter Lancers|
|Parent Formation||Liao Lancers|
The Fifth Liao Lancers were raised as part of the Liao Lancers brigade. Though traditionally Liao Lancers units drew approximately one third of their force consisted of citizens of their name world, in this case Demeter, it is unclear if the Fifth was so staffed. The Fifth Lancers were formed around a core of eco-terrorists who opposed the Federated Suns' industrialization of Demeter, which was a largely agricultural world. They were unsuccessful in their attempts to stop the industrialization, and fled to the Capellan Confederation.
5th "Demeter" Lancers (Regiment/Regular/Fanatical)
- Field Report 2765: Capellan Confederation, p. 12