Formal Military Organization

Not all groups of combatants from Sarth are organized in formal military units. Those combatants that are organized in formal military units are typically formed in the following manner.

Name Strength Constituent units Leader
Squad/Patrol 6 to 12 Archers, Foot, sometimes mounted Sergeant
Platoon 4 Squads
(24 – 48)
1 Squad Archers, 2 Squads foot, either 1 Squad Mounted or additonal foot Lieutenant
Company 4 to 5 Platoons
(96 – 240)
1 Platoon Archers, 2 Platoons Foot, 1 Platoon Mounted (if 5 Platoons then 1 additional Mounted) Captain (or senior Lieutenant) – Usually knighted
Battalion 3 to 15 Companies
(288 – 1500)
* 3 to 4 Companies – standard Constituent units
* 5th Company – Entirely mounted
* 6th Company – Siege Engines
* +7 Companies – Repeat the same pattern as described for 3 – 6 companies
Baronet or Baron
Regiment 3+ Battalions
(2000 – 5000)
* 3 Battalions – Standard compliment
* 4+ Additional Battalions of Archery, Mounted, or Siege
Baron or Count
Division 3+
(10000 – 15000)
* 3 Regiments – Standard compliment
* 4+ Additional Regiments of Archery, Mounted, or Siege
Count or higher ranked noble

Formal Military Organization

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