ANDERSON, DAVID [SSNE 5024]

Surname
ANDERSON
First name
DAVID
Title/rank
ENSIGN
Nationality
SCOT
Region
Social status
Education
Religion

Text source

Ensign David Anderson took part in the siege of Breda in 1637 where he received a commendation for recovering the body of Captain Williamson, the only Scottish officer's body to be recovered. While serving in Colonel Sandiland's regiment, Anderson was captured at the battle of Callo in March 1639.

See J. Ferguson, Papers Illustrating the History of the Scots Brigade in the service of the United Netherlands,1572-1697 (Edinburgh, 1899), pp.453 & 580.

Service record

THE DUTCH REPUBLIC, COLONEL SANDILAND'S
Arrived 1637-01-01, as ENSIGN
Departed 1639-03-15, as ENSIGN, PRISONER
Capacity OFFICER, PRISONER, purpose MILITARY