POMFREY, ? [SSNE 524]

Surname
POMFREY
First name
?
Title/rank
CAPTAIN
Nationality
SCOT
Region
Social status
OFFICER
Education
Religion

Text source

An officer by the name of Pomfrey served first in the Danish-Norwegian army in 1627. He was a captain in Colonel Donald Mackay's [SSNE 93] regiment. He then joined the Swedish army in 1629, serving as a captain in the Uppland regiment, but he is noted as dead in the same year.

Swedish Krigsarkiv, Muster Roll, 1629/22,23 DEAD 24; T. Riis, Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot (Odense, 1988), II, p.132; J. Mackay, 'Mackay's Regiment' in Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness, VIII, 1879, p.187; R. Monro, His Expedition with a worthy Scots Regiment called Mac-Keyes (London, 1637), I, p.4.

Service record

DENMARK-NORWAY, MACKAY'S REGIMENT
Arrived 1627-01-01, as CAPTAIN
Departed 1627-12-31, as CAPTAIN
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY
SWEDEN, UPPLAND REGIMENTS
Arrived 1629-01-01, as CAPTAIN
Departed 1629-12-31, as CAPTAIN
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY