259th BattleMech Division

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259th BattleMech Division
Nickname The Fomalhaut Division[1]
Affiliation Star League
Parent Command XLII Corps

The Two Hundred Fifty-ninth BattleMech Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.


In 2764, the unit was assigned, as a part of the XLII Corps, Twelfth Army, to District 2 of the Lyran Commonwealth Military Region, but was moved to an undisclosed area of the Periphery.[2] The 259th was destroyed during the Periphery Uprising in 2765.[2]


Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the 259th BattleMech Division
Major General George “GeeGee” Garver 2764[1]




As an SLDF BattleMech division the 259th would have been formed from two Brigades of BattleMech regiments and a brigade of Mechanized Infantry regiments.[3]


  • 2591st Brigade [4]
  • 2592nd Brigade
  • 2593rd Brigade


  1. 1.0 1.1 Field Manual SLDF, page 153
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Star League, p. 145, "Twelfth"
  3. The Star League, p. 133
  4. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 13