59th Infantry Division

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59th Infantry Division
Formed unknown
Nickname The Vancouver Division
Affiliation SLDF
Parent Command XXXIII Corps


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


In 2764, the unit was stationed on Barlow's End[1], assigned as a part of the XXXIII Corps, Third Army, to District 2 of the Federated Suns Military Region, but was moved to an undisclosed area of the Periphery by 2765, as part of the redeployment effort to fight the Periphery Uprising.[2] The 59th was destroyed during the Hegemony Campaign.[2]


Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of 59th Infantry Division
Major General Dionisie Benes 2764[3]



Composition History[edit]

As an SLDF Infantry division the 59th would have been formed from two brigades of grunt infantry and a brigade of light BattleMech regiments.[4]


  1. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 252, "SLDF - Federated Suns Military Command Map"
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Star League, p. 151, "Third"
  3. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 61, "59th Infantry Division"
  4. The Star League, p. 133