Below is the alphabetised listing of all who held commissioned rank in the armies of the Jacobite cause, or those who held such rank in other armies and were actively associated with that cause.

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[Jacobite army units]

[Dataset classifications]

[Abbreviations]

W

  • WADDING, Richard of Ballycogly. Lt, Nicholas Power’s Coy, Colonel Dudley Bagnall’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 615, 627.
  • WAFER, Thomas. Lt, William Maunsell-Barker’s Coy, The King’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 4.
  • WALGRAVE, Thomas. Ensign, Bryan Duff McDermott’s Coy, Colonel Oliver O’Gara’s, late Colonel Iriel Farrell’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 526.
  • WALE, James. QM, John Purcell’s Troop, Nicholas Purcell’s Regiment of Horse.
    Source: D’Alton, 239, 252-3.
  • WALE, Matthew. Ensign, Christopher Sherlock and John Wogan’s Coy, Fitz-James’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 82.
  • WALKER, Robert. Standard Bearer, 2nd Ogilvy’s. Farmer, Bolshan.
    Source: MR.
  • WALL, Philip. Lt, James Butler’s Coy, Colonel Thomas Butler’s Regiment of Infantry. Merchant of Drogheda.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 402, 410.
  • WALLACE, Patrick. Captain, 2nd Arbroath Coy, 2nd Forfarshires. Governor of Arbroath; Merchant (linen manufacturer and baillie). T, imprisoned in the Tower, released.
    Source: MR; Dobson (1995); P1745.
    Classification: Prisoner.
  • WALLACE, Sir William. Colonel’s commission, 1689. At Dunkirk (as Col?) 1692.
    Source: Hopkins (1998), 154; HMC SP I:74-5.
  • WALLE, Richard. Ensign, Theobald Throgmorton and Charles Throgmorton’s Coy, Oliver Lord Louth’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 429.
  • WALSH, -. Ensign, Lincoln’s Coy, Colonel Richard Butler’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 768.
  • WALSH, -. Captain, Earl of Westmeath’s, late Colonel Francis O’Toole’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 469.
  • WALSH, -. Ensign, Walsh’s Coy, Colonel Charles Cavenagh’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 383.
  • WALSH, -. Captain, Fitz-James’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 82.
  • WALSH, -. Captain, Colonel Charles Cavenagh’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 216, 383.
  • WALSH, -. Captain, the Earl of Westmeath’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 216.
  • WALSH, Adam. Ensign, Robert Walsh’s Coy, Colonel John Grace’s Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 217, 564.
  • WALSH, Edmund. Lt, Hugh Sutherland’s Regiment of Horse.
    Source: D’Alton, 209.
  • WALSH, James. Ensign, Felix O’Neill’s Coy, Colonel Cormac O’Neill’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 216.
  • WALSH, John. QM, Hugh Sutherland’s Regiment of Horse.
    Source: D’Alton, 209.
  • WALSH, John. Ensign, Francis Cruice’s Coy, the Earl of Tyrone’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 205, 216.
  • WALSH, Lewis. Cornet, Lord Galmoy’s Horse.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 216.
  • WALSH, Michael. QM, Tyrconnel’s Horse.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 216.
  • WALSH, Oliver. Cornet, Lord Galmoy’s Horse.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 216.
  • WALSH, Piers of Guning. Captain, the Earl of Tyrone’s Regiment of Infantry. Attainted in 1691.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 205.
  • WALSH, Robert. Captain, Colonel John Grace’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 564.
  • WALSH, Robert. Lt, Joseph Neagle’s Coy, the Earl of Tyrone’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 205, 216.
  • WALSH, Robert of Cloneshy. Captain, Colonel John Grace’s Infantry. One of the representatives of the Country of Kilkenny in Parliament, Dublin 1689.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 216-217.
  • WALSH, Valentine of Piltown. Captain, the Earl of Tyrone’s Regiment of Infantry. Attainted in 1691.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 205.
  • WALSH, William. Chaplain, the Earl of Tyrone’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 205.
  • WALTERS, -. Ensign, Weldon’s Coy, Christopher, Lord Slane’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 339.
  • WARD, -. Lt, Philip Reilly’s Coy, Colonel Art McMahon’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 593.
  • WARD, Farrell. Captain in Monaghan, 1690.
    Source: D’Alton, 35.
  • WARE, -. Lt, Dongan’s Coy, The King’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 5.
  • WARREN, -. Ensign, Holmes’ Troop, Lord Viscount Gormanston’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 232.
  • WARREN, -. Lt, Barnewall’s Coy, Lord Viscount Gormanston’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 232.
  • WARREN, -. Ensign, Ma. Nugent’s Coy, Colonel Richard Nugent’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 229.
  • WARREN, Edward. Captain, Sir Michael Creagh’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source
    : D’Alton v. 2, 650.
  • WARREN, Francis. Ensign, Nicholas Harrold’s Coy. John Hamilton’s Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 69.
  • WARREN, John. Captain, Sir Maurice Eustace’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 443.
  • WARREN, Lawrence. Lt, Matthew Lynch’s Coy, Lord Bophin alias Colonel John Bourke’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 514.
  • WARREN, Michael. Ensign, Thomas Warren’s Coy, The King’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 4.
  • WARREN, Nicholas. Captain, Colonel Charles Cavenagh’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 383.
  • WARREN, Richard (c1705-75). Merchant in Marseille. Captain, Clare’s in Picquets (1745); Colonel and ADC to Perth on the staff, 1745. Escaped. Jacobite baronet, 1746.
    Source: MR; Cullen in O’Connor and Lyons, Irish Communities in Early-Modern Europe (2006).
    Classification: French service.
  • WARREN, Richard. Captain, Sir Maurice Eustace’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 443.
  • WARREN, Thomas of Corduff and Warrenstown. Captain, The King’s Regiment of Infantry. Attainted in 1691.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 4.
  • WATSON, Alexander of Wallace-Craigie, Dundee. Depute Governor of Dundee, 1745.
    Source: Rosebery.
  • WATSON, James. Quartermaster, John Roy’s. Keith Merchant. K, Culloden.
    Source: MR. Classification: KIA
  • WATSON, Thomas. Lt in Ogilvy’s, 1745, 1st Arbroath Coy, 1st battalion. Tobacconist burgess of Arbroath. Son of James, tenant farmer in Mains of Auchmithie. P, Culloden, Montrose, Inverness, London, 1746; transported 1748.
    Source: MR1914; P1745; MR.
    Classification: Transport.
  • WAUCHOP, Francis. 2nd Lt-Col, Bryan, Lord Iveagh’s Regiment of Infantry. Scottish. Tyrconnell gave him this commission. He served in Ireland, and on the termination of the war he accompanied the exiles to France, and was engaged in the Brigade service in the many Continental campaigns that succeeded from the treaty of Limerick to the close of the great war of Spanish succession, after which he passed to the service of Spain.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 729, 733.
    Classification: French service, Spanish service.
  • WAUCHOP, Francis. Lt.-Col., Queen’s Regiment of Guards in France. KIA Marsiglia, 1693.
    Source: D’Alton, 347.
    Classification: KIA.
  • WAUCHOP, John. Maj-Gen. As Brigadier, he served King James at Derry in 1689, and commanded at Cavan in 1690. In 1691 at the siege of Athlone as Maj-Gen he was Governor of the Castle until, at the fall of the town, he was obliged to surrender the citadel to De Ginkell, and was made prisoner. He was soon exchanged and active at the second siege of Limerick. When that city capitulated in 1691, Wauchop and Sarsfield came into English camp to settle the heads of the proposed articles of surrender, and arrange the exchange of hostages.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 793-794.
  • WAUCHOPE, Edward. Ensign at Lille, ‘very young and ragged in clothes’. Brother of Major-General Wauchope.
    Source: Glozier (2004), 242.
  • WAUCHOPE, Francis. Lt- Col, 1690 then Brigadier (temporary appointment, Colonel being underlying rank ?), King’s Army, 2 June 1690. Described as ‘Colonel’, London Gazette 5-8 October 1691. Colonel, Queen’s Infantry Regiment, January 1692. Brigadier, 1716.
    Source: NLS ACC 5820: HMC SP I:68; III:155.
  • WAUCHOPE, John of Niddrie-Marischal (d1718). Brigadier then Major-General, Ireland. General in Spanish service.
    Source: Childs (2007), 86, 190, 366, 383; Grant (1889).
    Classification: Spanish service.
  • WEBSTER, John. Lt, Ogilvy’s and Drill Instructor. Chelsea Pensioner, Arbroath. P, Arbroath and Montrose, 1746.
    Source: Dobson (1995); P1745.
    Classification: Prisoner.
  • WEDDERBURN, Sir John, ygr of Blackness. Captain in Ogilvy’s, 1745. P, Culloden, Inverness and London, 1746. Executed 28 November.
    Source: MR1914; Rosebery; P1745.
    Classification: Executed.
  • WEDDERBURN, John (1729-1803). Master of Blackess. Captain, Glen Prosen Coy, 1st Forfarshire’s. Escaped America, Surgeon in Jamaica, returned to Scotland.
    Source: MR; Dobson (1995).
  • WEDDERINGTON, Edward. Captain, John Parker’s Horse.
    Source: D’Alton, 233.
  • WELDON, -. Captain, Christopher, Lord Slane’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 339.
  • WELDON, Christopher. Lt, Sir Luke Dowdall’s Coy, The King’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 4.
  • WELSH, Lewis. Cornet, Michael Bourke’s Troop, Galmoy’s Horse.
    Source: D’Alton, 95.
  • WELSH, Oliver. Cornet, Denis O’Kelly’s Troop, Galmoy’s Horse.
    Source: D’Alton, 95.
  • WELSH, Philip. Captain of Trompeuse, 23 February 1695. Succeeded by Captain White in June.
    Source: HMC SP I:97, 103.
    Classification: Naval.
  • WEMYSS, David, Lord Elcho. Colonel, Life Guards. Escaped.
    Source: MR.
  • WHIGGAN, John. Ensign, Hussars. Leadhills. T, Escaped.
    Source: MR.
    Classification: Prisoner, escaped.
  • WHITE, -. Ensign, La Motte Darquet’s Coy, Colonel Charles O’Bryan’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 698.
  • WHITE, Alexander. Lt, Stoneywood’s. Ygr of Ardlawhill, son to John, grandson to Captain Alexander White. In Paris November 1748; co-heir with his sister Elizabeth 1758.
    Source: MR; McDonnell NE.
  • WHITE, Andrew. Captain Trompeuse, 9 June 1695.
    Source: HMC SP I:103.
    Classification: Naval.
  • WHITE, Bartholomew. Lt, Alexander Knightley’s Coy, Fitz-James’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 82.
  • WHITE, Charles of Leixlip. Commander.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 770.
  • WHITE, Dominick. Lt, Daniel Neiland’s Coy, Colonel Charles O’Bryan’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 698.
  • WHITE, Francis. Lt, Sir Anthony Mulledy’s Coy, The King’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 5.
  • WHITE, James. QM, MacNamara’s Troop, Lord Clare’s Dragoons.
    Source: D’Alton, 310.
  • WHITE, John. Grenadier Captain, Lord Bophin alias Colonel John Bourke’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 514.
  • WHITE, John of Ballymore. Captain, Earl of Westmeath’s, late Colonel Francis O’Toole’s Regiment of Infantry. Attainted in 1691.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 469, 483.
  • WHITE, Nat.. Ensign, Garrett Fitzgerald’s Coy, Major-General Boisseleau’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 489.
  • WHITE, Nicholas. Lt, Michael Shanly and Green Muolly’s Coy, Colonel Oliver O’Gara’s, late Colonel Iriel Farrell’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 526.
  • WHITE, Patrick. Ensign, John Rice’s Coy, Colonel Charles O’Bryan’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 698.
  • WHITE, Robert. Chirurgeon, Sir Michael Creagh’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source
    : D’Alton v. 2, 650.
  • WHITE, William. Ensign, Charles Fitzgerald’s Coy, Lord Mountcashel’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 95.
  • WICKHAM, -. Captain, Earl of Westmeath’s, late Colonel Francis O’Toole’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 469.
  • WIDDRINGTON, Charles. Captain of Reserves, 1715.
    Source: Gooch (1995).
  • WIDDRINGTON, Henry. Quartermaster, 1715. Of Cold Park. Escaped.
    Source: Gooch (1995).
  • WIDDRINGTON, William, 4th LORD WIDDRINGTON. Attainted, Forfeited, 1715.
  • WIGTOWN, Earl of. At Dunkirk (as Col?) 1692.
    Source: HMC SP I:74-5.
  • WILDING, James. Lt, Manchester Rgt. Dyer. T, pardoned.
    Source: MR.
    Classification: Prisoner.
  • WILLIAMS, Nicholas. Cornet, McCarty’s Troop, Sir Neill O’Neill’s Dragoons.
    Source: D’Alton, 299.
  • WILSON, George. Lt, 2nd Perth Coy, 1715.
    Source: PKC Archives B59/30/36.
  • WILSON, Henry. Cornet, Jasper Grant’s Troop, Brigadier Francis Carroll’s Dragoons.
    Source: D’Alton, 431.
  • WILSON, James. Captain, Aran, 23 February 1692.
    Source: HMC SP I: 69.
  • WILSON, John. Hussar, 1745. Son of Thomas, St Vigeans.
    Source: MR1914.
  • WINNETTS, John. Captain, Brigadier Francis Carroll’s Dragoons.
    Source: D’Alton, 431.
  • WINSTON, John of Ballycashin. Lt, James Power’s Coy, the Earl of Tyrone’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 205, 225.
  • WISHART, James Lockhart of Lee and Carnwath (d1802). General, Austrian service. Lord of the Bedchamber to Joseph II, Count of the Holy Roman Empire, Knight of the Order of Maria Theresa. Nephew of Captain Philip Lockhart (1715 Rising).
    Source: Grant (1889).
  • WISHART, John. Lt in 1st Ogilvy’s, 1745. Merchant in Dundee.
    Source: MR1914; MR.
  • WOGAN, Charles (d1754). Officer in Dillon’s; fought in ’15 as Captain; of the Wogans of Rathcoffey, Co. Kildare. T, charged with high treason, escaped to France. Captain at Urbino, 1717-18; on a mission August 1717 to April 1718. Baronetcy and colonelcy from James for helping him find a wife, later went into Spanish service. M. Mrs O’Driscoll, a widow. One s, James. D., Barcelona.
    Source: Szechi (2006), 218; Fagan (1998).
    Classification: Diplomat, French service, Prisoner, Spanish service.
  • WOGAN, James. Major, Earl of Antrim’s Regiment of Foot, 2 June 1690.
    Source: NLS ACC 5820; D’Alton v. 2, 160, 453.
  • WOGAN, John. Lt-Col, Sir Maurice Eustace’s Regiment of Infantry. Killed at the siege of Derry.
    Source: NLS ACC 5820; D’Alton v. 2, 443, 453.
    Classification: KIA.
  • WOGAN, John of Rathcoffy. Captain, Fitz-James’s Regiment of Infantry. Sheriff of the County of Kildare in 1687, one of its representatives in Parliament in Dublin. Attainted in 1691.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 82, 453.
  • WOLF, -. Lt, MacMahon’s Coy, Lord Kenmare’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 316.
  • ‘WOLFE’, Philip. Ensign, Patrick Arthur’s Coy, Major-General Boisseleau’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 489.
  • WOLVERSTON, -. Ensign, John Panton and William Moore’s Coy, Fitz-James’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 82, 613.
  • WOLVERSTON, James. QM, Bellew’s Troop, Lord Dongan’s Dragoons.
    Source: D’Alton, 256, 295; D’Alton v. 2, 613.
  • WOLVERSTON [WOLFERSTON], Richard. Ensign, Colonel Ulick Galway’s Coy, Lord Ulick Galway’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton, 295; D’Alton v. 2, 291, 613.
  • WOLVERSTON, Robert. Captain, Colonel Charles Moore’s Regiment of Infantry.
    Source: D’Alton v. 2, 605.
  • WOOD, Andrew (17 January 1724- 28 November 1746). Captain, John Roy’s. Shoemaker, Glasgow. T, Culloden, Ex 1746; his speech was printed in The Lyon in Mourning.
    Source: MR; McDonnell NE.
    Classification: Executed.
  • WOOD, John. Captain of Horse under the Earl Marischal, 1715-16. A ‘Captain Wood’ was paid 2 gns on 2 December 1715.
    Source: HMC SP III:2, IV:17.
  • WRAY,-. Captain at Le Havre, 1692.
    Source: HMC SP I: 74-5.
  • WRAY, Drury. Captain, Hugh Sutherland’s Regiment of Horse.
    Source: D’Alton, 209.
  • WYER, Simon. Captain, Robert Clifford’s Dragoons. Attainted in 1691.
    Source: D’Alton, 402.