CRAUSE, John - Extra Data
Joint Leader of CRAUSE's Party
Brother of Charles CRAUSE, Henry CRAUSE, Mary Ann CRAUSE and Amelia BAILIE (nee CRAUSE)
From "John Bailie's Party of 1820 Settlers" by M.D. Nash
John Anthony CRAUSE (1793-1864) was appointed from the Royal Military College to an ensigncy in the 58th Regiment in1808, and was made Lieutenant in 1811. He joined the 2nd Battalion in Portugal and fought at Badajoz and Cuidad Rodrigo before being invalided home in 1812. He transferred to the 1st Garrison Battalion in December 1812 and became Staff Adjutant at the Invalid Depot, Fort Pitt (Chatham). He was placed on half pay in May 1817.
Peninsula Medal Roll:
John CRAUSE Ens & Lt (58th Foot) 1 Clasp (Salamanca)