Out of Character
23rd Somme Line Infantry (“The Homecoming Sons”)
Characteristics Modifiers: +3 Willpower, +3 Ballistic
Starting Aptitudes: Willpower, Defense
Starting Skills: Athletics, Operate (Automobile)
Starting Talents: Combat Formation, Jaded or Peer (Somme Civilians/Ranger Coalition), Rapid Reload
The Last: The majority of the 23rd was killed covering the retreat at Rowan. The few survivors were the last to leave for the Hand of the Creator. This unit takes a -30 penalty to replace fallen troops with troops from their own regiment.
The Unforgotten: No unit has forgotten the sacrifices the 23rd made during the Miracle at Rowan. +20 to Fellowship rolls when dealing with soldiers from other regiments.
Home: This city is where every one of these soldiers grew up. +15 to Navigate checks within the city limits.
Standard Regimental Kit: M1 Rifle w/6 clips, M8 Pistol w/4 speed loaders, forest camo uniform, bayonet, mess kit, 3 day’s rations, combat armor, M94 helmet, 2 frag grenades, rucksack, canteen, flashlight, dog tags, field manual.
Favored Weapons: M12 GPMG