MURRAY, JOHN [SSNE 326]

Surname
MURRAY
First name
JOHN

Text source

John Murray served as an ensign in the Sjaelland infantry regiment in 1681 and became a captain in 1692. Murray later served in British-Dutch service in the Low Countries 1692, died at Sluys (Brabant) 1702. He left a son, Alexander. A record exists of Murray as a captain on 15/7/1696 making a bill of exchange of 50 rixdollars in favour of Henrich Ehm to pay by Johan Martin Ployart at Hamburg.

J.C.W. Hirsch and K. Hirsch (eds.), 'Fortegnelse over Dansk og Norske officerer med flere fra 1648 til 1814 (12 vols. compiled 1888-1907), VII, vol.3; T. Riis, Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot (Odense, 1988), II, p.93.

Service record

DENMARK-NORWAY, SJAELLAND REGIMENTS
Departed 1692-12-31, as ENSIGN
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY
THE DUTCH REPUBLIC, BRABANT, FLANDERS
Departed 1702-12-31, as CAPTAIN
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY