LIVINGSTONE, ALEXANDER [SSNE 5048]

Surname
LIVINGSTONE
First name
ALEXANDER
Title/rank
COLONEL?
Nationality
SCOT
Region
Social status
Education
Religion

Text source

Sir Alexander Livingstone was the son of Thomas Livingstone and Miss Edmond, a daughter of Colonel Edmond/Edmund from Striling. He joined the Dutch army and served as a senior officer in Balfour's regiment by 10 May 1679. He probably returned to Scotland with the Brigade in 1688-92. On 1 September 1693 he served as Lieutenant-Colonel in the Cameronian Regiment and lived until 1718.

Sir James Balfour Paul, The Scots Peerage (8 vols., 1904-1911), VIII, p.375.

Service record

THE DUTCH REPUBLIC, SCOTLAND, THE SCOTS BRIGADE, BALFOUR'S
Arrived 1679-05-10, as OFFICER
Departed 1692-12-31, as LT. COLONEL
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY