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36th Herefordshire Regiment Colours
NameGANDELL / GANDLE – Henry Benjamin
Regiment (s)36th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1484
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
7th November 1838 / 20 years / Bow Street Middlesex England
Description – Height
5 Ft 6 in
Fresh / Grey / Light Brown
Overseas Service/DurationNorth America  – 1 year 346 days
Ionian Islands – 4 years 78 days
Length of Service21 Years  37 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 23 November 1859 / Athlone Ireland
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Weymouth Dorset  England
Pension Districts1859 Salisbury
1861 1st London
1861 South London
1862 Tilbury
1862-1872 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
8th October 1862 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
YORK  31st December 1862
Date/Place of Birth1818 Islington London  Middlesex  England from WO97 – baptism says 1 May 1815
Date/Place of Baptism1st September 1816 St. Mary’s Islington, Middlesex, England
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsCatherine  B  21st January 1814 bap St Mary Islington Middlesex England
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
c1830 Not yet known
(Name also shown on children’s birth entries as MUNDOW and MEENGAR)
Date/Place of Marriage16th January 1855 Melcombe Regis Dorset England
Children by 1st WifeSarah Ann B 1863 Fremantle Western Australia
M HOWARD John Ernest  1893  Carnarvon Western Australia
Possible Death Gascoyne 1909 Western Australia
William B  1866  Fremantle Western Australia
M GREEN Sarah 1895  Fremantle Western Australia
Frederick  B 1868  Fremantle Western Australia
D  1952 Perth Western Australia
Harriet  B 1873 Fremantle Western Australia
M 1st  SMITH  Charles William (aka William Charles)  1890 Roebourne Western Australia
M 2nd  BYRNE Thomas  1911 Geraldton Western Australia
D  7th January 1952 Midland Junction Western Australia
bur Ashes Niche Wall Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
B1793/Bincombe Dorset
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
B1796 Letton Dorset
Land Grants Western
Not applicable
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesSunday Times Perth Sunday 6th May 1951 – page 27  – Frederick GANDLE hit by Tram
West Australian Monday 7th May 1951 – page 6 – Frederick GANDLE hit by Tram
Departure from Western
None known
Date/Place of Death/Burial24th March 1872  Fremantle Western Australia
Anglican Section Skinner Street Cemetery Fremantle Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
13th August 1874 Fremantle Western Australia
Skinner Street Cemetery  Fremantle Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information1841 British Army World Wide Index Henry is shown with the 36th at St. Johns New Brunswick Canada
1851 British Army World Wide Index Henry is shown with the 36th at Corfu, Ionian Islands then to the West Indies
1851 Census Ann Munden aged 26 is living with her parents Henry and Ann Munden and her two sisters Sarah and Jean Munden at Bincombe, Dorset (HO 107/1857/69)
Discharge: At own request having completed 21 years’ service.