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Private Christopher Rhall (.......)

Back To . . .Royal New South Wales Veterans Regiment

  • Born :
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  • Occupation : Soldier
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  • Date Arrived : 16 March 1828
  • Ship Arrived on : "Hooghley"
  • Rank on Discharge : Private
  • Date of Enlistment : 1827
  • Where Enlisted :
  • Date of Discharge : 1830
  • Where Discharged : Sydney
  • Died : about 1831
  • Where Died / Buried : Berrima district
  • Parents Names :
  • Spouse's Name : Mary Cassidy
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  • Died : under the name Mary Rhall, in 1866
  • Where Died / Buried : Gundagai, NSW, .
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    Descendants
    Some information was kindly supplied by Cherie Thompson, . redinoz@winshop.com.au
    Some information was kindly supplied by Cliff Crane cliffcrane@iprimus.com.au
    Area Settled :
    Sydney
     
    Children :
    Recorded so far ..
    1 . Margaret Rhall (b.1829....d.)
    2 . Peter Rhall (b.1831......d.)
    3 . Edward Rhall (b.1836....d.1854)

    History & Achievements :

    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.

    E- mail address
    bmchapman@iprimus.com.au
    Copyright B & M Chapman (QLD) Australia
    Last revised: January 03, 2005.