28th Heavy Horse Regiment

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28th Heavy Horse Regiment
Unit Profile (as of 2821)
Nickname n/a
Parent Formation Star League Eighth Army
Formed unknown

Overview[edit]

The Twenty-eighth Heavy Horse Regiment was a part of the Star League Defense Force Eighth Army.[1]

History[edit]

Star League[edit]

This was a regular unit of the Star League Defense Force.

Succession Wars[edit]

The unit did not follow Aleksandr Kerensky on his Exodus in 2784 and remained behind in the Inner Sphere, subsequently being hired as mercenaries by the Draconis Combine.[2] They were posted to Sheliak in 2786 and fought throughout the First Succession War. By 2821 the Regiment had taken heavy losses and was posted to Gunzburg.[3]

The unit was one of the notable mercenary commands that served the DCMS.[4]

Officers[edit]

Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the 28th Heavy Horse Regiment

Tactics[edit]

Unknown.

Composition[edit]

2786 - 2821[edit]

28th Heavy Horse Regiment (Regiment/Regular/Reliable)[5]

Note: At this point in time the heavy-weight unit was stationed on Sheliak. In 2821 the command was reduced to 38 percent of its strength and was deployed on Gunzburg. [5]

2830[edit]

28th Heavy Horse Regiment (Regiment/Regular/Reliable) [6]

Note: At this point in time the heavy-weight unit was stationed on Gunzburg with an operational readiness of 157 percent. [6]The unit was destroyed during the war.[6]

References[edit]

  1. First Succession War, p. 35
  2. House Kurita, p. 52
  3. First Succession War, p. 137
  4. Combat Manual:Kurita, p. 25 "THE DRAGON’S HIRELINGS"
  5. 5.0 5.1 ’’ First Succession War’’, p. 137
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 ’’ Second Succession War’’, p. 97

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