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MALLETT – Richard Royal Artillery 11th Brigade

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Royal Artillery Badge
British Crimea Medal Inkerman Clasp
Turkish Crimea Medal
NameMALLETT – Richard
Regiment (s)Royal Artillery 11th Brigade
Regiment Number (s) 8766
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
6th September 1848 / 21 years 6 months / Devonport Devon England
Description – Height
5 Ft 8½ in
Sallow / Grey / Brown / Wound on right wrist
Overseas Service/DurationTurkey and Crimea – 11 months
Length of Service6 years 308 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeGunner and Driver  / 10th July 1855 / Woolwich Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimean Medal with clasp for Inkerman
Crimea Turkish Medal
Intended Residence at
Not yet known
Pension Districts1855 3rd Plymouth
1856 2nd Plymouth
1856-1857 Western Australia
1857 South Australia
1858 -1888 Victoria
Pension Paid8d
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th June 1856 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RUNNYMEDE 7th September 1856
Date/Place of Birthc1827 Liskeard Cornwall England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Not applicable
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesAdelaide Observer 7 March 1857 page 5 Passenger list of the New Perseverance
Departure from Western
28th January 1857 to South Australia per New Perseverance
1858 to Victoria
Date/Place of Death/Burial28 January 1888 Mansfield Hospital Victoria
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationDischarge due to injury to right wrist caused by a Minie bullet while serving in the trenches before Sebastopol. Followed by fever difficulty in breathing and a slight cough
In the 1851 Census Richard Mallett age 24 Single born Liskard (sic) Cornwall gunner & driver is living at the Bovisand Battery at Plymstock, Devon England