PERSONAL DETAILS Richard MALLETT
Birth date and place c. 1827 Liskeard, Cornwall, England.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Lydcott, Morval, Liskeard, Cornwall (1841).
Bovisand Battery, Plymstock, Plymouth, Devon (1851).
Occupations pre-WA Miner.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 8½ ins. Complexion: sallow. Eyes: grey. Hair: brown.
Marks & Scars: Wound of right wrist.
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ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s) Royal Artillery.
Regiment No. and Rank #766 Gunner & Driver.
Attestation date and place 6 Sep 1848 Devonport, Devon.
Service/Campaigns Expedition to Turkey and Crimea 11 months.
Musters
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal clasp Inkermann.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/Medical Casualty Roll:  Slight Wound. Before Sebastopol. 13-17 October 1854.
Was wounded while in the trenches before Sebastopol, in October last [1854] by a Minie? Ball, a little above the right wrist . Whilst in Hospital he had fever, for which he was sent home. He has great difficulty of breathing and a slight cough. He had a violent attack of bleeding from the nose since his admission.
Disability caused by his military service.
Unfit for service and likely to be permanently disqualified for military duty, but able to contribute something to earn his livelihood. [Woolwich June 1855].
Regimental Courts Martial None.
Eight times entered in the Regimental Defaulters Book for minor offences for which he was punished by the commanding officer.
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 10 Jul 1855 Woolwich.
Length of Service 6 years 308 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/1337/90.
Post Discharge Residence Not stated.
Post Discharge Pension District 2nd Plymouth (1855). Perth (1856). Adelaide and Melbourne (1857).
Pension Amount 8d. per diem.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Runnymede.
Departure and Arrival 15 Jun 1856 Portsmouth; 7 Sep 1856 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/Purchase None in Western Australia.
Subscriptions None.
Misc. Newspaper Articles Adelaide Observer 7 Mar 1857.
Departure from WA New Perseverance. Dep. Fremantle 28 Jan 1857; Arr. Adelaide 4 Mar 1857.