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Private Christopher Rhall arrived in Australia as part of the Royal Veteran Corps on the 16/5/1828. His previous military service was 7 years with an unknown Regiment . He enlisted as a member of number 1 company of this Regiment . Number 1 company remained in Sydney with Christopher serving there until his discharge.
Christopher Rhall died in the Berrima district about 1831 from injuries to the head inflicted by one Patrick Kelly, an assigned or emancipated convict, who was originally found guilty of Christopher's murder, then - on appeal - was found not guilty, and acquitted. Christopher's widow, Mary Rhall, nee Cassidy, remarried, to a Michael Reynold, but died under the name Mary Rhall, at Gundagai, NSW, in 1866.
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