CRANSTON, WILLIAM [SSNE 540]

Surname
CRANSTON, KRASTER, CRANSTOUN
First name
WILLIAM
Title/rank
ENSIGN
Nationality
SCOT
Region
Social status
OFFICER
Education
Religion

Text source

William Cranstoun was an ensign in Danish-Norwegian service who served in James Sinclair's [SSNE 538] regiment. He received his reckoning by 4/10/1628. This may be the same as the Cranstoun [SSNE 2101] who served in Sweden in 1656.

T. Riis, Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot (Odense, 1988), II, p.135.

Service record

DENMARK-NORWAY, JAMES SINCLAIR
Arrived 1628-01-01, as ENSIGN
Departed 1628-10-04, as ENSIGN
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY