DUNBAR, ALEXANDER [SSNE 252]

Surname
DUNBAR, DUMBART
First name
ALEXANDER
Title/rank
ENSIGN
Nationality
SCOT
Region
Social status
OFFICER
Education
Religion

Text source

Alexander Dunbar served as an ensign in the Danish-Norwegian army in Munckhausen's infantry regiment in 1657 and 1658. He was probably a relative of Lieutenant John Dunbar of the same regiment.

J.C.W. Hirsch and K. Hirsch, (eds.), 'Fortegnelse over Dansk og Norske officerer med flere fra 1648 til 1814', (12 vols. Copenhagen, compiled 1888-1907), III, vol.2; T. Riis, Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot (Odense, 1988), II, p.144.

Service record

DENMARK-NORWAY, MUNSCHAUSEN'S
Arrived 1657-07-10, as ENSIGN
Departed 1658-12-31, as ENSIGN
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY