CUNNINGHAM, RICHARD [SSNE 2402]

Surname
CUNNINGHAM, CONINGHAM
First name
RICHARD

Text source

A captain Cunningham was apparently sent to the Scots Brigade on 14 April 1682 to serve as a soldier. The Dutch records show a new officer Richard Cunningham swearing into Dutch service on 22 December 1683. It is possible they were the same man

J. Ferguson, Papers Illustrating the History of the Scots Brigade in the service of the United Netherlands, 1572-1697 (Edinburgh, 1899), p.505; D. Dobson 'Scottish Soldiers in Continental Europe [part one] (St Andrews, 1997).

Service record

THE DUTCH REPUBLIC, DUTCH ARMY
Departed 1684-12-31, as CAPTAIN
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY