List of Officers 1740 - 1756


Notes to the following list :-

1. Christian names in brackets are not always quoted in the sources.
2. Surnames in italics are assumed alternate spellings in the sources.
3. An officers 1st commission noted under basic info. may have been in a regiment     other than the 13th.

Name

Rank

Year

Basic Info.

Source

  

 

 

 

 

Baillie

Lieutenant

1749

On half pay, Company disbanded.
 Further Info. and Portrait.

3

 

 

 

 

 

Bannatine

Ensign

1756

Comm. Ensign 3rd Jan. 1756.

7

 

 

 

 

 

Beecher, Samuel

-
Lieutenant

-
1740

1st Comm. Ensign 5th June 1704.
Comm. Lieutenant 18th Nov. 1726.

2
2

 

 

 

 

 

Boyle, Patrick

Chaplain

1743

Commissioned Chaplain Oct. 1743.

1

 

 

 

 

 

Brathwaite, John

Lieutenant

1756

Comm. Lieutenant 22nd March 1756.

7

 

 

 

 

 

Bristow, Thomas

Captain

1756

Comm. Captain 11th June 1753.

7

 

 

 

 

 

Bullman, Robert

-
Captain

-
1740

1st Comm. Ensign 27th Jan. 1706.
Comm. Captain 20th Jan. 1736.

2
2

 

 

 

 

 

Burnet, William

-
Lieutenant

-
1740

1st Comm. Ensign 14th April 1715.
Comm. Lieutenant 25th Jan. 1738.

2
2

 

 

 

 

 

Calcraft, Mr

Agent

1756

Channel-row, Westminster

7

 

 

 

 

 

Carleill, Rand.

Lieutenant

1756

Comm. Lieutenant 30th Dec. 1755.

7

 

 

 

 

 

Chappeau, (David)

Captain
 

1744
1750
1756

Commissioned Captain July 1744.
Inspection Returns North Briton.
Comm. Captain 26th June 1744.

1
4
7

 

 

 

 

 

Charleton, James

-
Captain

-
1740

1st Comm. Ensign 6th April 1709.
Comm. Captain 7th May 1729.

2
2

 

 

 

 

 

Cockayne, Thomas

-
Captain
Major

Lt. Colonel

-
1740
1744
1745
1746

1st Comm. Ensign 15th June 1716.
Commissioned Capt. 5th July 1735.
Adj. Gen. to FM Wade June 1744.

Judge Advocate HM Forces in Flanders.
Further Info. and Final Will. 

2
2
1
1
1

 

 

 

 

 

Craufurd, Charles

Lieutenant

1756

Comm. Lieutenant 29th Dec. 1755.

7

 

 

 

 

 

Craufurd, John
Crawford, Crawfurd

Ensign

Captain

Major

Lt. Colonel

1740

1743
1745
1747
1749
1749
1750
1756

Comm. Ensign 8th Feb. 1738
(aged approx. 13)



Prohibiting H'land dress, Scotland.
Inspection Returns North Briton.

Comm. Lt. Colonel 9th Oct. 1749.

2

1
1
1
5
1
4
7

 

 

 

 

 

Cunningham, James

-
Major

-
1740
1741

1st Comm. Ensign 25th April 1704.
Comm. Major 20th Jan. 1736.
Promoted Lt. Col. of
Hanmee's marines Jan. 1741

2
2
8

 

 

 

 

 

Dalway, Henry

Ensign

1756

Comm. Ensign 2nd Jan. 1756.

7

 

 

 

 

 

Daniel

Lieutenant

1750

Inspection Returns North Briton.

4

 

 

 

 

 

de la Jonquire,
David Robert

-
Lieutenant

-
1740

1st Comm. Ensign 4th Aug. 1709.
Comm. Lieutenant 20th Jan. 1736.

2
2

 

 

 

 

 

Edhouse, Andrew

Ensign
Lieutenant

1749
1756

On half pay, Company disbanded.
Comm. Lieutenant 7th Oct. 1755.

3

 

 

 

 

 

Edhouse, Samuel

Lieutenant
Captain

1745
1756

WIA Fontenoy 1745.
Comm. Captain 28th June 1746.

1
7

 

 

 

 

 

Fancourt, Bulleine

Ensign

1756

Comm. Ensign 22nd March 1756.

7

 

 

 

 

 

Farie, John
Furye

-
Lieutenant
Captain

-
1740
1750

1st Comm. Ensign 29th Feb. 1711.
Comm. Lieutenant 20th Sept. 1735.
Inspection Returns North Briton. 

2
2
4

 

 

 

 

 

Garnham, James

Capt. Lieut.

1756

Comm. Capt. Lieut. 25th Dec. 1755.

7

 

 

 

 

 

Grainger, James

Surgeons
Mate

1748

Present at Culloden 1746

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gray (Gilbert)

Ensign
Ensign

1740
1743

Comm. Ensign 11th Aug. 1737.
WIA Dettingen 1743.

2
1

  

 

 

 

 

Haddock, (Honywood)

Ensign
Lieutenant

1743
1747

Commissioned Ensign Oct. 1743.
KIA Lauffeldt 1747.

1
1

 

 

 

 

 

Hadzor, John

-
Lieutenant
Surgeon

-
1740

1st Comm. Ensign 11th June 1712.
Comm. Lieutenant 1st Feb. 1727.
Codicil to his will dated 1748

2
2
6

 

 

 

 

 

Hadzor

Ensign

1750

Inspection Returns North Briton.

4

 

 

 

 

 

Haliburton, James

-
Ensign

-
1740

1st Comm. Ensign 19th July 1735.
Comm. Ensign 25th June 1736.

2
2

 

 

 

 

 

Hargreave, Richard

Ensign

1740

Comm. Ensign 13th July 1728.

2

 

 

 

 

 

Hollingworth, Fred.

Lieutenant

1756

Comm. Lieutenant 31st Dec. 1755.

7

 

 

 

 

 

Hollyday, John

Ensign

1747

WIA Lauffeldt 1747.

1

 

 

 

 

 

Hughes

Captain

1749

Prohibiting H'land dress, Scotland.

5

 

 

 

 

 

Jones, (William)

Ensign
Lieutenant
Captain

1740
1745
1749
1750
1756

Comm. Ensign 20th June 1735.
WIA Fontenoy 1745.
On half pay, Company disbanded.
Inspection Returns North Briton. 
Comm. Captain 9th Oct. 1749.

2
1
3
4
7

 

 

 

 

 

Kellet

Ensign

1750

Inspection Returns North Briton.

4

 

 

 

 

 

Keppel

Ensign

1756

Comm. Ensign 30th Dec. 1755.

7

 

 

 

 

 

Laniel, Dan

Ensign

1743

Commissioned Ensign Aug. 1743.

1

 

 

 

 

 

Legard, Christopher

Lieutenant
Major

1740
1746

Comm. Lieutenant 4th Jan. 1718.

2
1

 

 

 

 

 

Levert, Thomas

Captain

1746

Regt. Agent (Agent for 6 Regts.)

1

 

 

 

 

 

Lindsay, David

Captain

1756

Comm. Captain 29th April 1752.

7

 

 

 

 

 

Lister, Thomas

Lieutenant
Major

1740
1756

Comm. Lieutenant 24th Nov. 1716.
Comm. Major 9th Oct. 1749.

2
7

 

 

 

 

 

Livesay

Lieutenant

1750

Inspection Returns North Briton.

4

 

 

 

 

 

Lloyd, Thomas

Lieutenant

1749

On half pay, Company disbanded.

3

 

 

 

 

 

Lyon, (Patrick)

Captain

1749
1750

On half pay, Company disbanded.
Inspection Returns North Briton. 

3
4

 

 

 

 

 

Lyons, Peter

Ensign

1740

Comm. Ensign 23rd Aug. 1735.

2

 

 

 

 

 

Maitland, Charles

Ensign

1740

Comm. Ensign 20th Sept. 1735.

2

 

 

 

 

 

Mackenzie, George

-
Lieutenant
Captain

-
1740
1756

1st Comm. Ensign 1st Feb. 1727.
Comm. Lieutenant 19th Jan. 1740.
Comm. Captain 6th Sept. 1744.

2
2
7

 

 

 

 

 

Manners, Lord Charles

Ensign

1743

Transfers to Guards 1745

1

 

 

 

 

 

Mason, William

 Q'master

 1756

 Comm. Q'master 2nd July. 1747.

7

 

 

 

 

 

Maule

Captain

1740

Comm. Captain 18th July 1737.

2

 

 

 

 

 

Middleton, George

_
Ensign

_
1740

1st Comm. 21st April 1725.
Comm. Ensign 15th March 1734.

2
2

 

 

 

 

 

Mohun, George

Ensign

1756

Comm. Ensign 31st Oct. 1755.

7

 

 

 

 

 

Moore, William

Lieutenant

1756

Comm. Lieutenant 5th July 1752.

7

 

 

 

 

 

Moreau, Moses

-
Lt. Colonel

-
1740
1745

1st Comm. Captain 24th Aug. 1709.
Comm. Lt. Col. 20th Jan. 1736.

2
2
1

 

 

 

 

 

Murray, Basil

Lieutenant

1743

Commissioned Lieut. Oct. 1743.

1

 

 

 

 

 

Naylor,
Nailor

Ensign
Lieutenant

1747
1750

WIA Lauffeldt 1747.
Inspection Returns North Briton. 

1
4

 

 

 

 

 

Newton, James

Lieutenant

1756

Comm. Lieutenant 20th May 1752.

7

 

 

 

 

 

Nicholas, Daniel

-
Lieutenant
Capt. Lieut.

-
1740
1745

1st Comm. Ensign 27th Jan. 1706.
Comm. Lieut. 17th July 1717.
WIA Fontenoy 1745.

2
2
1

 

 

 

 

 

O-Carrol, John

Ensign

1740

Comm. Ensign 19th Jan. 1740.

2

 

 

 

 

 

Oglebie
Ogilvy, David

Ensign
Captain 

1743
1756 

WIA Dettingen 1743.
Comm. Captain 25th Dec. 1755. 

1

 

 

 

 

 

Phipps (Samuel)

Chaplain

1750
1756

Inspection Returns North Briton.
Comm. Chaplain 5th March 1747.

4

 

 

 

 

 

Pulleine, Henry

Lieutenant

1756

Comm. Lieutenant 2nd Jan. 1756.

7

 

 

 

 

 

Pulteney, Henry

-
Colonel

-
1740

1756

1st Comm. Ensign 10th Jan. 1703.
Became Colonel 5th July 1739.
Further Info. 

2
2

7

 

 

 

 

 

Quinchart, John
Queenchant

-
Captain

-
1740
1745

1st Comm. Ensign 14th May 1706.
Comm. Captain 1st Feb. 1727.
KIA Fontenoy 1745.

2
2
1

 

 

 

 

 

Raleigh, John

Ensign

1756

Comm. Ensign 7th Oct. 1755

7

 

 

 

 

 

Rutherford, Robert

Ensign

1750

Garrison of Corgarff Castle

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scott, Edward

-
Lieutenant

-
1740

1st Comm. Ensign 28th Feb. 1718.
Comm. Lieutenant 14th Sept. 1730.

2
2

 

 

 

 

 

Scudamore
Scudamore, Richard

Ensign
Lieutenant

1750
1756

Inspection Returns North Briton.
Comm. Lieutenant 7th Oct. 1754.

4

 

 

 

 

 

Sinclair, George

Surgeon

1756

Comm. Surgeon 19th Feb. 1754.

7

 

 

 

 

 

Skottowe, (John)
Skattowe

Ensign
Lieutenant

1743
1750

Commissioned Ensign Oct. 1743.
Inspection Returns North Briton. 

1
4

 

 

 

 

 

Stafford

Captain

1744
1747
1750

Commissioned Captain July 1744.
WIA Lauffeldt 1747.
Inspection Returns North Briton. 

1
1
4

 

 

 

 

 

Stuart, James

-
Captain

-
1740

1st Comm. Ensign 11th Nov. 1709.
Comm. Captain 13th Oct. 1720.

2
2

 

 

 

 

 

Townsend, Edward

Ensign

1756

Comm. Ensign 30th Oct. 1755.

7

 

 

 

 

 

Townsend, John

Ensign

1749
1750

On half pay, Company disbanded.
Inspection Returns North Briton. 

3
4

 

 

 

 

 

Walker, Charles

-
Captain

-
1740

1st Comm. Lieutenant 1708.
Comm. Capt. 3rd Feb. 1725

2
2

 

 

 

 

 

Walker

Ensign

1750

Inspection Returns North Briton.

4

 

 

 

 

 

Weldon, (Thomas)

Ensign
Lieutenant
Adjutant

1750
1756
1756

Inspection Returns North Briton.
Comm. Lieut. 3rd June 1752.
Comm. Adjutant 7th March 1750.

4
7
7

 

 

 

 

 

Whitehurst, William

Ensign

1756

Comm. Ensign 7th Oct. 1754

7

 

 

 

 

 

Williams, Thomas

-
Capt. Lieut.

-
1740

1st Comm. Ensign 8th Sept. 1708.
Comm. Capt. Lieut. 20th Jan. 1736.

2
2

 

 

 

 

 

Wynne

Ensign

1756

Comm. Ensign 31st Dec. 1755.

7

List of Sources :-

1. The Gentleman's Magazine.
2. A List of Colonels, Lieutenant Colonels, Majors, Captains, Lieutenants and Ensigns     of His Majesty's Forces 1740.
3. A List of Reduced Officers Entitled to Receive Half Pay 1749.
4. 1750 Inspection Returns North Briton.
5. Historical Papers relating to the Jacobite Period 1699-1750, quoted in 'The Jacobite     Threat' by Bruce P. Lenman and John S. Gibson.
6. Wills.
7. A List of the General and Field-Officers, as they rank in the army [&c 1756
    (Oxford University).
8. Scots Magazine.

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