BARCLAY, VILHELM PATRICK [SSNE 1945]

Surname
BARCLAY
First name
VILHELM PATRICK, WILLIAM, PETTER WILLIAM

Text source

William Patrick Barclay was the son of Colonel William Barclay [SSNE 1611] of Vra who was first a musketeer and 'pikenerare'(pikeman) with Deling's Skane regiment in 1663. He was a cornett with Colonel Kock's squadron and a lieutenant with Uppland regiment in 1672. Barclay transferred to Wittenberg's Smaland cavalry and then became captain of horse in Nils Gyllenstiernas praseryttare

Swedish Krigsarkiv, Muster Roll, 1666/11, 1667/3/10, 1673/6, 1675/4, 1676/5; G. Elgenstierna, Svenska Adelns Attartavlor, vol. 1, p.232.

Service record

SWEDEN, WITTENBURG'S CAVALRY
Departed 1679-12-31, as CAPT OF HORSE
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY