BRUCE, ROBERT [SSNE 4773]

Surname
BRUCE
First name
ROBERT
Title/rank
CAPTAIN
Nationality
SCOT
Region
Social status
NOBILITY
Education
Religion

Text source

Robert Bruce was the son of Robert Bruce, and the brother of Anders and Rudolf. He was baptised in 1666. In later life he served as a lieutenant in the Ostgota infantry regiment. He therafter served as a captain in the Smaland infantry regiment. He died in 1683. He was married to a Swedish noblewoman, Helena Ramsvard. They had a son, Gustav Bruce [SSNE 6068] who joined the Kalmar Regiment in 1700, but died in 1702.

Svenska Adelns Attartavlor, vol. 1, p.625; F. Rudelius, Kalmar Regementes Person Historia, 1623-1927 (2 vols., Norrköping, 1952) I, p.184.

Service record

SWEDEN, OSTGOTLAND INFANTRY, SMALAND INFANTRY REGIMENT
Arrived 1683-01-01, as LIEUTENANT
Departed 1683-12-31, as CAPTAIN
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY