BALFOUR, BARTHOLOMEW [SSNE 8261]

Surname
BALFOUR
First name
BARTHOLOMEW

Text source

Bartholomew Balfour was an officer in the Scots-Dutch Brigade. He was commissioned as captain in 16 May 1682 and Lieutenant-Colonel in 1689. He was taken prisoner at Killiecrankie, wounded at the battle of Steenqkerque on 3 August 1692, and killed at the battle of Landen on 29 July 1693. He may have been the son of General Bartholomew Balfour [SSNE 8260], who was killed at Killiecrankie.

 

Sources:

J. Ferguson, Papers Illustrating the History of the Scots Brigade in theservice of the United Netherlands, 1572-1697 (Edinburgh, 1899), p. 511.

 

This entry created by Mr Jack Abernethy.

Service record

THE DUTCH REPUBLIC, SCOTLAND, THE SCOTS BRIGADE
Departed 1689-01-01, as LIEUTENANT-COLONEL
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY
THE DUTCH REPUBLIC, THE SCOTS BRIGADE
Departed 1693-06-29, as DECEASED
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY