Causse, Jean-Jacques

b. 29 August 1751, Caux, Hérault

d. 15 April 1796, Dego

"Soldier in the Boulonnais regiment (79th) on 26 February 1770, corporal in 1772, sergeant in 1776, sergeant-major in 1783, adjudant in 1789. Second lieutenant in the 79th on 22 May 1792, lieutenant on 8 September 1792, adjudant-major on 24 April 1793. Elected chef of the 1st battalion of volunteers of Mont Blanc (Savoy) on 10 August 1793, he distinguished himself in the Army of the Pyrénées-Orientales. Colonel on 4 October 1793, acting general of brigade on 25 December 1793, and confirmed in that rank on 13 June 1795. Transferred to the Army of Italy on 13 October 1795 ... His name is inscribed on the Arc de Triomphe de l'Etoile, on the southern side, and on the marble tablets of the Museum of Versailles." Bouvier, F. Bonaparte en Italie, 1796, 1899, p. 652.

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