4th Lyran Guards

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Insignia of the Lyran Guards
Fourth Lyran Guards
Unit Profile (as of 2765)
Nickname Kalckreuth
Parent Formation Lyran Guards
Formed

History[edit]

Star League Era[edit]

During the Star League era the Fourth Lyran Guards were one of ten regiments within the First Lyran Guards Division, one of four Divisions of active regiments within the Lyran Guards brigade in the closing decades of the Star League's existence. Like the other regiments of the Lyran Guards, the Fourth's loyalty was technically to the Commonwealth first and the Archon second, but all of the regiments of the First Division had been used at one time or another to keep powerful nobles in line.[1]

Like the other regiments of the Guards during this era, the Fourth lacked any particular political ties - either regional or familial - unlike regiments in other brigades; commonly assigned to garrison postings, the Fourth Lyran Guards and their sister regiments were postings of choice for those who wanted to work for the Commonwealth without either regional loyalties or particular ambitions. This led to the Fourth and her sister regiments being manned by soldiers who were professional, but without the close-knit ties found in more parochial regiments. The LCAF was intent on generating more camaraderie and esprit de corps amongst the Fourth and the other Guards regiments, but with little success by 2765.[1]

Although the Fourth was based on The Edge in 2765, the regiment had been actively involved in battling smugglers operating in the Radostov system during Operation CATALOG, the widescale anti-cartel operation that was particularly active along the Commonwealth borders with the Free Worlds League and Rim Worlds Republic.[1]

Officers[edit]

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Tactics[edit]

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Composition[edit]

2765[edit]

Fourth Lyran Guards (Regular/Reliable)[1]

- At this point in time the Fourth were stationed on The Edge.[1]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Field Report 2765: LCAF, p. 12, "Lyran Guards"

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