Surgeon William Austin
10 Feb 1790 – 24 Feb 1871 [Sherbrooke Canada]
21 Nov 1811 Hospital Mate for General Service.
4 Mar 1813 Assistant Surgeon 64th (2nd Staffordshire) Regiment of Foot.
12 June 1819 Relegated to half-pay.
1 Apr 1824 Recalled to full-pay as assistant surgeon 97th (The Earl of Ulster's) Regiment of Foot.
21 Nov 1828 Promoted Surgeon 97th (The Earl of Ulster's) Regiment of Foot. The vacancy created by his promotion was filled by Staff Assistant Surgeon James Anthony Topham who was appointed assistant surgeon 97th Foot on 28 December 1828.
Malta 15 Feb 1847 Arrived from the Ionian Islands.
Malta 14 July 1848 Left for Halifax Nova Scotia.
19 Jan 1849 Staff Surgeon 1st Class.
16 Feb 1855 Deputy Inspector General.
5 May 1857 Retired to half-pay with the honorary rank of Inspector General.
- Entry No: 3381. Johnston W. Roll of Commissioned Offices in the Medical Service of the British Army. Vol 1 (20 June 1727-23 June 1898), Aberdeen (1917).
- TNA:WO 25/3898, Records of Service - Officers of the Medical Department (1790–1847).