Hamilton's Highlanders

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

History

Formation

  • 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

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]

Officers

Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the Hamilton's Highlanders
Colonel Jasmine LeSalle 3025[citation needed]

Unit Emblem

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

Composition History

3025

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

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

Note: At this point in time the unit was stationed on Tikonov and also on Alrescha.[5]

Notes

References

  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
  5. House Liao (The Capellan Confederation), p.105

Bibliography