63rd Royal Infantry Division

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63rd Royal Infantry Division
Unit Profile (as of 2765)
Nickname The Bull Runners
Parent Formation XIII Corps
Formed unknown
Disbanded 2765 (Destroyed)

Overview[edit]

The Sixty-third Royal 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 unit was assigned, as a part of the XIII Corps, Tenth Army, to District 3 of the Free Worlds League Military Region.[1] It was stationed along with XIII Corps HQ on Cirebon,the Sixty-third Royal Infantry Division was considered the best-staffed and best-equipped division of its corps.[2]

Later it was moved to an undisclosed area of the Periphery.[1] The Sixty-third was destroyed during the Periphery Uprising in 2765.[1]

Officers[edit]

Major General Shasta Brandenburg was in command in 2764.[2]

Tactics[edit]

They were adept at forming effective defensive embankments.[2]

Composition[edit]

As an SLDF Infantry division the Sixty-third would have been formed from two brigades of grunt infantry and a brigade of light BattleMech regiments.[3]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 The Star League, p. 143, "Tenth"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Field Manual: SLDF, p. 129
  3. The Star League, p. 133

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