Thomas Austin

(1794-1881); commissioned in Middlesex militia, 1810; leg amputated after Battle of Merxem, 1814; commanded Fort Duncannon; settled in Bristol; became distinguished geologist and author of geological works; also The Wounded Soldier’s Dream; The Emigrant; Prince Charles, and Other Poems (London 1848); Old Stick-Leg: Extracts from the Diaries of Major Thomis Austen, arranged by Brig.-Gen. H. H. Austin [q.d.]. RAF OCIL