Tyre – Republican Admiral post Ryat and pre Finak, fought against Star Bane, the Baphotek event, and the Void Pirates
Kilres – Imperial Inquisitor and naval commander
Caelen – Coalition leader and FO Council Member
Edorn – Imperial Army Sergeant
I think what the game has shown is that people will do all they can to exploit the semantics in a rule, no matter its intent.
Often times past events will relate to current ones, even across eras.