LESLIE, JOHN? [SSNE 3986]

Surname
LESLIE
First name
JOHN?

Text source

John Leslie of Wardis was noted as a colonel in Swedish service. He is probably the same as the John Leslie who after some service in Russia, returned to Scotland. His dates of service are not clearly recorded

R. Monro, Monro His Expedition with the worthy Scots regiment called Mac-Keys, (London, 1637) ; D. Fedosov, The Caledonian Connection (Aberdeen, 1996); P.Dukes, "Aberdeen and North-east Scotland: some archival and other sources" in The Study of Russian History from British Archival Sources, 1986, p.54.

Service record

RUSSIA, RUSSIAN ARMY
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY