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Chevalier Marie-Auguste du Chaffault


NationalityFrench 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth20.10.1732 - Montaigu , Vendéeref:631
First Known Service1741ref:631
A.K.A.Augustin du Chaffaultref:631
Father
Louis-Charles de Besné (Comte du Chaffault)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1725-1778
ref:631
WifeMarie Aimée Jousseaume de la Bretesche - Married 1766 - Tiffauges , Vendéeref:631
Last Known Service27.7.1778ref:631
Date of Death27.7.1778ref:631
Cause of DeathEnemy actionref:631

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
  Appointed Chevalier de l’Ordre Royal et Militaire de Saint-Louisref:631
1741 Garde de la Marineref:631
1748 Enseigne de Vaisseauref:631
1756 Lieutenant de Vaisseauref:631
177827.7.1778
La Couronne (80) 1768-1795
French 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1792 Renamed "Ça Ira"
, Lieutenant de Vaisseau
ref:631
27.7.1778 1st Battle of Ushant 

Notes on Officer


Deathref:631

Mortal wounded at the head before the eyes of his father at the Battle of Ouessant in 1778 



Sources


IDNameAuthorType
ref:631Geneanet Web Site

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