HAMILTON, GAVIN [SSNE 8263]

Surname
HAMILTON
First name
GAVIN

Text source

Gavin Hamilton was an officer in the Scots-Dutch Brigade. He was commissioned as captain in Colonel Balfour's regiment on 21 September 1683 but, along with 60 other officers, resigned in 1688 when James VII tried to recall the Brigade. He was commissioned as a captain in Colonel John Wauchope's regiment of foot, and according to Charles Dalton, he "adhered to James VII at and after the Revolution."

 

Sources:

J. Ferguson, Papers Illustrating the History of the Scots Brigade in theservice of the United Netherlands, 1572-1697 (Edinburgh, 1899), pp. 478, 505, 506, 511, 512, 516.

Charles Dalton, The Scots Army, 1661-1688 (London, 1989), pp. 159-160.

 

This entry created by Mr Jack Abernethy.

Service record

THE DUTCH REPUBLIC, THE SCOTS BRIGADE
Departed 1688-01-01, as CAPTAIN
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY
SCOTLAND, THE SCOTTISH ARMY, WAUCHOPE'S REGIMENT, JACOBITE ARMY ?
Departed 1689-12-31, as ?
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY