135th Royal BattleMech Division

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135th Royal BattleMech Division
Unit Profile (as of 2784)
Nickname The Van Diemen Division
Parent Formation VIII Corps
Formed unknown


The 135th Royal BattleMech 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.


In 2764, the unit was assigned, as a part of the VIII Corps, Fourteenth Army, to District 1 of the Draconis Combine Military Region and then transferred to District 2 by 2765.[1] The 135th survived the Periphery Uprising and the Hegemony Campaign, and followed General Aleksandr Kerensky on the Exodus in 2784.[1]


Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the 135th Royal BattleMech Division




As an SLDF BattleMech Division the 135th would have been composed with two Brigades of 'Mech regiments and one brigade of Mechanized Infantry regiments.[2]


135th Royal BattleMech Division [3]

  • 1351st Royal BattleMech Brigade
  • 1352nd Royal BattleMech Brigade
  • 1353rd Royal Mechanized Infantry Brigade


  1. 1.0 1.1 The Star League, p. 147, "Fourteenth"
  2. The Star League, p. 133
  3. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 13