GERNER, ROBERT [SSNE 2329]

Surname
GERNER, GAIRDNER
First name
ROBERT
Title/rank
ENSIGN
Nationality
SCOT
Social status
OFFICER

Text source

Robert Gerner/Gairdner was a Scottish officer in Swedish service. He was an ensign in the Abo and Bjorneborg cavalry in 1636. In 1642/43 he was commander of Meiningen (Thuringia), 1648, after the death of Caspar Ermes, for a short time also commander of Erfurt. He was probably the son of William Gerner [SSNE 6709].

Swedish Krigsarkiv, Muster Roll, 1636/14. Thanks to Dr Bernd Warlich for updating this article.

Service record

SWEDEN, ABO AND BJORNEBORG CAVALRY, FINLAND
Arrived 1636-01-01, as ENSIGN
Departed 1636-12-31, as ENSIGN
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY
SWEDEN, MEININGE, THURINGIA
Arrived 1642-01-01
Capacity OFFICER, COMMANDANT, purpose MILITARY
SWEDEN, ERFURT
Departed 1648-12-31
Capacity OFFICER, COMMANDANT, purpose MILITARY