Albert Edward Randall

Military Information

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  • Service no: K/4978
  • Rank: Stoker 1st Class
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  • Regiment/Service: H.M.S. Ceanothus
  • Unit/Ship: Royal Navy
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  • Date of Death: 01.04.1918
  • Burial Country: Malta
  • Cemetery: Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Prot.367.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Deal, Kent
  • Address: 39 Wellgate, Dundee
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  • Spouse:

    Isabella Lorimer (formerly Randall), 39 Wellgate, Dundee

  • Children:

    1 Child

More about Albert Edward Randall

Albert E Randall was born in Deal, Kent and joined the Royal Navy as a Stoker in 1907. After initial training he served in several ships including HM Ships Magnificent, Vulcan, Yarmouth, Eclipse, Legion, Loyal and Dalhousie. He was married to Mrs Randall of 39 Wellgate, Dundee. At the outbreak of war in August 1914 he was serving in destroyers but was drafted to the River Gunboat HMS Scarab which was completed in November 1915. The gunboat served in the Mesopotamia Campaign on the rivers Tigris and Euphrates in 1917. Albert Randall spent time at the Naval Base in Port Said before being drafted to the sloop HMS Ceanothus. Whilst serving in this ship he died from a Cerebral Haemorrhage. Albert Randall is buried in the Capuccini Naval Cemetery, Malta and is commemorated in the Dundee City Roll of Honour.

Albert Edward Randall   K/4978   Royal Navy

RANDELL___At the Royal Naval Hospital, Malta, First Class Stoker, Albert Edward Randall, R.N., beloved husband of Bella M’Keivie, 39 Wellgate, late of Ann Street. – Inserted by his sorrowing wife and child.

Dundee People’s Journal 6th April 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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