Hamilton's Highlanders

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Hamilton's Highlanders
Unit Profile (as of 3028)
Parent Formation Chesterton Reserves
Formed 2835



  • raised from the survivors of the siege of Tikonov in 2835
  • on Zion they repulsed a border raid of Fusiliers of Oriente in 2880
  • in 2881 they captured some Fighters during a cross border raid on Calloway VI from the Marik Militia
  • 2910 starting raids in the Capellan March
  • 2922 forces of the command held some AFFS forces in place for the timely arrival of Warrior House LuSann
  • 2948 participated in raids on Lee to take the presure from Tikonov
  • 2987 they destroyed important supplies of the Davion raiders

Fourth Succession War[edit]

Battle of Tikonov

In the Fourth Succession War both battalions were destroyed, the First in the failed defense of Tikonov and the Second in the failed defense of Alrescha.

The Tikonov battle found Colonel Pavel Ridzik leading elements of the First battalion. They faced elements of the 8th Crucis Lancers.[1] Later, other elements of the First battalion faced the 7th Crucis Lancers.[2]



  • Unit Commander - Colonel Jasmine LeSalle
  • 1st Battalion - Major Martha Wedgewood
  • 2nd Battalion - Major Sensun Cheng

Unit Emblem[edit]

A female highlander dancing a jig over a torn Federated Suns flag.

Composition History[edit]


Hamilton's Highlanders (Two Battalions/Veteran/Fanatical)[3]

Primary BattleMech unit. Consisting of primary Commando & Phoenix Hawk BattleMechs.[4]



  1. The Fourth Succession War Scenarios Volume One, p. 12
  2. The Fourth Succession War Scenarios Volume One, p. 15
  3. House Liao (Confederation Capella) p. 105
  4. House Liao (the Capellan Confederation), p. ?? - "Hamilton's Highlanders bio" - Primary BattleMechs