|Charles John Austen|
Charles John Austen was born in 1779 and died in Prome on 8 Oct 1852 of cholera. He served in the Royal Navy.
Sons who served as naval officers: Charles John Austen
Companion of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (CB) on 18 Dec 1840
Entered Navy (1791)
RAdm B (1846)
RAdm R (1851)
Lieutenant on the Scorpion from 13 Dec 1797 to Dec 1798
Lieutenant on the Tamar from Dec 1798 to 1799
Lieutenant on the Endymion from 1 Feb 1799
Commander on the Indian from 10 Oct 1804
Son of the Rev. George and Cassandra (née Leigh) Austen. Younger brother of Francis William Austen and novelist Jane Austen. Uncle and Father-in-Law of Francis William Austen.
• Royal Naval Academy (Jul 1791)
• Good Service Pension (28 Aug 1840)
• As Captain of Bellerophon, he took part in the Bombardment of Acre (3 Nov 1840).
• C-in-C East Indies/China Station (Jan 1850–Oct 1852)