13th Donegal Guards

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Thirteenth Donegal Guards
Unit Profile (as of 3067)
Nickname The Black Cats
Parent Formation Donegal Guards
Formed Second Succession War, before 2832

History[edit]

The Thirteenth Donegal Guards was formed in the Second Succession War. It participated in the 2832 attack on Megrez. The unit got a reputation for luck, which gave it its nickname.[1]

At the start of 3050, the unit was based on Meacham. [2]

During the Clan war it successfully raided the Clan Jade Falcon world of La Grave in 3053.[1]

FedCom Civil War[edit]

The fighting on Dalkeith smashed the Thirteenth, and it was merged with the Fifth Alliance Guards for the rest of the civil war. [3]

As of 1st August 3067, the Thirteenth was on Dalkeith and down to 15% strength.[3]

Jihad[edit]

The Thirteenth was dramatically under strength, and Word of Blake forces totally destroyed the unit in the Jihad.[4]

Officers[edit]

Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the 13th Donegal Guards
Leutnant-General John Stokoi[5][1]. 3054 to 3062
Leutnant-General Jon Bird[6] 3067

Tactics[edit]

The unit has developed a wait and see tactic. They react to events.[1]

Composition History[edit]

2786 - 2821[edit]

13th Donegal Guards (Regiment/Green/Questionable) [7]

Note: At this point in time the light-weight unit was stationed on Hyde.

2830[edit]

13th Donegal Guards (Regiment/Green/Reliable) [8]

Note: At this point in time the medium-weight unit was stationed on Donegal with an operational readiness of 67 percent. [8]

2864[edit]

13th Donegal Guards (Regiment/Green/Reliable) [8]

Note: At this point in time the medium-weight unit was stationed on Donegal with an operational readiness of 17 percent. [8]

3025[edit]

13th Donegal Guards (Regiment/Green/Reliable)[9]

Note: At this point in time the unit was stationed on Furillo.

3040[edit]

13th Donegal Guards RCT (Regiment/Green/Reliable)[10]

Note: At this point in time the command was stationed on Meacham. [10]

3050[edit]

13th Donegal Guards (Regiment/Green/Reliable) [11]

  • CO: Leftenant General John Stokoi [11]
Note: At this point in time the command was stationed on Meacham. [11]

3054[edit]

13th Donegal Guards (Regiment/Regular/Reliable) [12]

  • CO: Leftenant General John Stokoi [12]
Note: At this point in time the command was stationed on Meacham. [12]

3062[edit]

13th Donegal Guards (1 Regiment/Regular/Reliable)[1]
CO: Leutnant General John Stokai
Aide: Hauptmann Kommandant Jon Bird

13th Donegal Guards Wing (1 Wing/Regular/Reliable)[1]
CO: Kaptain Andreas von Breunig

29th Donegal Combat Auxiliary (1 Regiment/Regular/Reliable)[1]
CO: Colonel Archibald Jessie
- The 29th includes light and heavy armor, VTOLs and artillery

971st Lyran Heavy Infantry (1 Regiment/Regular/Reliable)[1]
CO: Colonel Normandie Christie

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Field Manual: Lyran Alliance, p. 71, "13th Donegal Guards Unit Profile"
  2. 20 Year Update, p. 26
  3. 3.0 3.1 Field Manual: Updates, p. 169, "Donegal Guards bio"
  4. Field Report: LAAF, p. 11
  5. Objective Raids, p. 23, "Federated Commonwealth Deployment Table"
  6. Field Manual: Updates, pp. 177-179, "Lyran Alliance Deployment Table"
  7. ’’ First Succession War’’, p. 139
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 ’’ Second Succession War’’, p. 99
  9. House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), p. 121
  10. 10.0 10.1 Historical: War of 3039, p. 137
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 20 Year Update, p. 26
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Objective Raids, p. 23

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