PERSONAL DETAILS Walter RANDALL (Randell)
Birth date and place 1837 Swavesey, Cambridgeshire, England.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Church Street, Swavesey, St Ives, Cambridgeshire (1841).
See Musters below (1861, 1871).
Occupations pre-WA Labourer.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 9 ins. Complexion: dark. Eyes: hazel. Hair: brown.
Chest 32½ ins. Weight: 11 stone 9 lbs.
Marriage date and place
Spouse
Children
Death date and place 6 May 1898 Perth Hospital, Western Australia.
Burial date and place 8 May 1898 East Perth Cemetery, Western Australia.
Wesleyan Section.
Will and Probate None.
Death Notices and Obituaries
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s) 11th (Prince Albert’s Own) Hussars.  1 Sep 1857 transferred to
17th Light Dragoons (Lancers).
Regiment No. and Rank #1830 (Hussars), #156 (Lancers) Private.
Attestation date and place 4 Dec 1854 Westminster, Middlesex.
21 Sep 1866 re-engaged at Aldershot for a further 12 years.
Service/Campaigns Crimea 1 years.
India 7 years 3 months.
Musters 1861 Secunderabad, East Indies [WO12-1346].
1871 Longford, Ireland [WO12-1356].
Promotions Private to Corporal 18 Mar 1861.
Corporal to Private 12 Jul 1862.
Private to Corporal 14 Jan 1868.
Corporal to Private 26 Sep 1870.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Indian Mutiny Medal.
One Good Conduct Badge.
Casualty/Medical None.
See sidebar for Medical History.
Regimental Courts Martial Tried and imprisoned 5 Jul to 11 Jul 1862 (Absence).

In confinement awaiting trial 10 Nov to 21 Nov 1865.
Tried and imprisoned 22 Nov 1865 to 2 Jan 1866 (Feigning Sickness).

Imprisoned 9 Feb to 12 Feb 1866 (Absence).

In confinement awaiting trial 8 Aug to 14 Aug 1870.
Tried and imprisoned 15 Aug to 25 Sep 1870 (Quitting his Picquet).

18 times entered in the Regimental Defaulters Book.

District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 13 Apr 1872 Longford.
Length of Service 17 years 38 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/3705/99.
Post Discharge Residence 3 Over Street off Trafalgar Street, Brighton.
Post Discharge Pension District Brighton.
Pension Amount 4d. per diem Deferred Pension 14 Dec 1886.
1/- per diem Deferred Pension 8 Mar 1898.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Hastings.
Departure and Arrival 8 Feb 1877 London; 26 May 1877 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation
[source P. Conole, Police Historian ret’d.]
Military Pensioner.
Police Constable 15 Sep 1877 (after Probationary period).
Mounted Duty Perth 14 Jan 1879.
Dismissed 14 Jul 1880. Re-joined 1 May 1881 (after Probationary period).
Police Constable 2nd Class 4 Aug 1882.
Resigned 24 Mar 1884.
Correspondence relating to application for employment as Prison Warder extant
State Records Office Cons 430-29-488 (1880) and Cons 27-1884-6396 (1884) to be investigated.
Land Grant/Purchase None in Western Australia.
Subscriptions None.
Misc. Newspaper Articles Inquirer & Commercial News 23 May 1877 (Hastings Passenger List).
Departure from WA Not applicable.