Randall, Walter

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Birth date and place1837 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-WALabourer.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 9 ins. Complexion: dark. Eyes: hazel. Hair: brown.
Chest 32½ ins. Weight: 11 stone 9 lbs.
Marriage date and place
Death date and place6 May 1898 Perth Hospital, Western Australia.
Burial date and place8 May 1898 East Perth Cemetery, Western Australia.
Wesleyan Section.
Will and ProbateNone.
Death Notices and Obituaries
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 place4 Dec 1854 Westminster, Middlesex.
21 Sep 1866 re-engaged at Aldershot for a further 12 years.
Service/CampaignsCrimea 1 years.
India 7 years 3 months.
Musters1861 Secunderabad, East Indies [WO12-1346].
1871 Longford, Ireland [WO12-1356].
PromotionsPrivate 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 BadgesCrimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Indian Mutiny Medal.
One Good Conduct Badge.
See sidebar for Medical History.
Regimental Courts MartialTried 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 MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place13 Apr 1872 Longford.
Length of Service17 years 38 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/3705/99.
Post Discharge Residence3 Over Street off Trafalgar Street, Brighton.
Post Discharge Pension DistrictBrighton.
Pension Amount4d. per diem Deferred Pension 14 Dec 1886.
1/- per diem Deferred Pension 8 Mar 1898.
Departure and Arrival8 Feb 1877 London; 26 May 1877 Fremantle.
[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/PurchaseNone in Western Australia.
Misc. Newspaper ArticlesInquirer & Commercial News 23 May 1877 (Hastings Passenger List).
Departure from WANot applicable.