PERSONAL DETAILSRichard MALLETT
Birth date and placec. 1827 Liskeard, Cornwall, England.
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Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Lydcott, Morval, Liskeard, Cornwall (1841).
Bovisand Battery, Plymstock, Plymouth, Devon (1851).
Occupations pre-WAMiner.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 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 place6 Sep 1848 Devonport, Devon.
Service/CampaignsExpedition to Turkey and Crimea 11 months.
Musters
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal clasp Inkermann.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/MedicalCasualty 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 MartialNone.
Eight times entered in the Regimental Defaulters Book for minor offences for which he was punished by the commanding officer.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place10 Jul 1855 Woolwich.
Length of Service6 years 308 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1337/90.
Post Discharge ResidenceNot stated.
Post Discharge Pension District2nd Plymouth (1855). Perth (1856). Adelaide and Melbourne (1857).
Pension Amount8d. per diem.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipRunnymede.
Departure and Arrival15 Jun 1856 Portsmouth; 7 Sep 1856 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/PurchaseNone in Western Australia.
SubscriptionsNone.
Misc. Newspaper ArticlesAdelaide Observer 7 Mar 1857.
Departure from WANew Perseverance. Dep. Fremantle 28 Jan 1857; Arr. Adelaide 4 Mar 1857.