HAMILTON, JOHN [SSNE 3925]
- First name
- LT. COLONEL?
- Social status
Text sourceJohn Hamilton arrived in Moscow in 1661 with Patrick Gordon [SSNE 3903] and enlisted as ensign in David(Daniel?) Crawford's [SSNE 3839?] regiment. In 1678 a Captain John Hamilton was wounded in the 2nd Chigirin campaign. In 1693 a Lieutenant Colonel Hamilton (the same?) a Roman Catholic, died in Belgorod, entrusting his sons John and Patrick to Gordon's care.
D. Fedosov, The Caledonian Connection (Aberdeen, 1996).
- RUSSIA, RUSSIAN ARMY
- Arrived 1661-01-01, as ENSIGN
- Departed 1693-12-31, as LT. COLONEL
- Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY