Trappist monk. Imprisoned on an old ship during the anti–Catholic excesses of the French Revolution. He spent his time there caring for sick fellow prisoners. One of the Martyrs of the Hulks of Rochefort.
- 6 July 1794 of sickness and mistreatment aboard the prison ship Deux-Associés, in Rochefort, Charente-Maritime, France
- “Blessed Augustin-Joseph Desgardin“. CatholicSaints.Info. 1 August 2015. Web. 26 August 2016. <>