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|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).
|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|
|Death date and place||6 May 1898 Perth Hospital, Western Australia.|
|Burial date and place||8 May 1898 East Perth Cemetery, Western Australia.|
|Will and Probate||None.|
|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 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.
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.
Imprisoned 9 Feb to 12 Feb 1866 (Absence).
In confinement awaiting trial 8 Aug to 14 Aug 1870.
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|
|Departure and Arrival||8 Feb 1877 London; 26 May 1877 Fremantle.|
[source P. Conole, Police Historian ret’d.]
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.|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles||Inquirer & Commercial News 23 May 1877 (Hastings Passenger List).|
|Departure from WA||Not applicable.|