RANDAL / RANDALL – Thomas Rifle Brigade 1st and 2nd battalion

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Rifle Brigade Cap Badge

British Crimea Medal Alma-Balaclava Clasps

NameRANDAL / RANDALL – Thomas
Regiment (s)Rifle Brigade 1st and 2nd Battalion
Regiment Number (s) 3108 (2nd Battalion)
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
6th July 1847 / 18 years / Westminster Middlesex London
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 7 in
Fresh / Hazel / Brown / Wound by a fragment of shell damaging flexor tendons of left thigh (Crimea)
Overseas Service/DurationNorth America – 3 years
Crimea – 1 year
Length of Service7 years 342 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 12th June 1855 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign Medals Crimea War Medal: clasps for Alma and Sebastopol
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Symons Street Chelsea London England
Pension Districts1855 2nd West London
July 1857 – 1875 Western Australia
May have moved to South Australia post  1880 (no pension details)
Pension Paid8d per diem
1881 increased to 1/2d for service to Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
19th March 1857 London England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CLARA 3rd July 1857
Date/Place of Birth3rd September 1829 St Luke’s Chelsea Middlesex England
Date/Place of Baptismbap 28th March 1830 St Luke’s Chelsea Middlesex England
Father
Date/Place of Birth
RANDAL Charles
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
UNKNOWN Mary
Not yet known
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
HOLGATE  Mary Ann
1841 Barbados
bap 29th June 1860 (RC) as an adult Fremantle Western Australia
Date/Place of Marriage2nd November 1857 Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 1st WifeMary B 1858 Fremantle Western Australia
M Not yet known
D Not yet known
Robert Michael B 1860 Fremantle Western Australia
M Not yet known
D Not yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
HOLGATE Robert – Royal Artillery 2nd Battery arrived “Runneymede” 1856
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
McCOY Mary
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Temporary Assistant Warder Perth Prison
Newspaper Articles
Departure from Western
Australia
 May have transferred to South Australia post-1880
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known: possibly in South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known: possibly in South Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationMore information is required to establish whether Thomas Randal and family moved to South Australia