PERSONAL DETAILS
Name/AliasReginald Gother THOROLD. 
Birth date and place7 Aug 1837 Malta.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census ResidencesRoyal Academy, Cold Harbour, Alverstoke, Gosport, Hampshire, England (1851).
7 Mansion Row, Gillingham, Kent (1881).
“The Skippetts”, Sheepscombe Village, Painswick, Stroud, Gloucestershire (1891).
“Belgrave Lodge”, 4 Montpellier Terrace, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire (1901).
“Aubrey House”, 7 Dale Street, Leamington, Warwickshire (1911).
ProfessionOfficer in the British Army, Corps of Royal Engineers.
Marriage date and place1st: 27 Oct 1858 St George’s Cathedral, Perth, Western Australia.
2nd: 19 Dec 1871 Lee, Kent.
3rd: 19 Feb 1913 St Peter’s Parish Church, Frimley, Surrey.
Spouse1st: Frances (Fanny) LUKIN.
2nd: Charlotte Sophia ELTON.
3rd: Frederica Mary COCKLE (widow formerly Elton-Hunt).
Children1st Marriage:
Evelyn Mabel 1860, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Hayford Douglas 1861, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Hilda Maud 1863, Chatham, Kent.
Gertrude Beaujolois 1867, King Williams Town, Cape Town, South Africa.
Death date and place29 Apr 1928 Burley, Upper Park Road, Camberley, Surrey.
Burial date and place 5 May 1928, St Peter’s, Frimley, Surrey.
Will and Probate14 Jun 1928 Probate, London Registry. Effects £946 5s. 5d.
Death Notices & ObituariesLondon Times 3 May 1928.
Cheltenham Chronicle
5 May 1928.
ARMY SERVICE DETAILS
Corps and CompanyRoyal Engineers.
Service No. and RankLieutenant. Cadet Company.
Attestation date and place1 Aug 1855, Woolwich, Kent.
Service at Home & AbroadSee WO25-3913 in sidebar.
PromotionsLieutenant 1 Aug 1855.
2nd Captain 5 Dec 1863.
Major 8 Mar 1873.
Lieutenant Colonel Brevet 1 Jul 1881.
Lieutenant Colonel 19 Oct 1881.
Colonel (Army) 1 Jul 1885.
Major General (Hon) 19 Oct 1886.
Courts Martial (and type)None.
Discharge date and place19 Oct 1886.
Length of Service31 years 79 days.
Retirement Pay: £450 per annum. £150 annuity.
Statement of Services ReferenceWO25-3913-289.
Post Discharge ResidenceGloucestershire ?
ARRIVAL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipNile.
Departure and Arrival datesDep. Plymouth 23 Sep 1857. Arr. Fremantle 1 Jan 1858.
Occupations post-arrival in WASupervisor of convicts on public works.
Commanding Officer, Swan Volunteer Rifle Corps. 5 Oct 1861 to Apr 1862.
Subscriptions to FundsIndian Relief Fund June 1858.
Land AcquisitionNone.
Ship ex-WALincelles. 
Departure date and destination27 Apr 1862, Cape of Good Hope and London.