FORBES OF CRAIGIEVAR, FRANCIS [SSNE 6344]

Surname
FORBES OF CRAIGIEVAR
First name
FRANCIS, FRANS

Text source

Francis Forbes of Craigievar served as a captain in the Swedish army before returning to Aberdeen as sherrif depute in 1719. Given that he was born on 7 August 1673, it is unlikely that he would hve been in Sweden much before 1700, at least at that rank.

A. and H. Tayler (eds.), The House of Forbes, (Bruceton Mills, 1987), p.322.

Service record

SWEDEN, SWEDISH ARMY
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY