Born: 15 August 1878 in Whitchurch, Shropshire. Randle’s surname was sometimes spelt Challinor.
Family: Eighth of ten children born to Jonathan and Elizabeth Challenor. In November 1911 he married Sarah E Porter at St Oswald’s Church in Malpas, Cheshire and they went on to have a son named Thomas.
Residence: Randle lived with the family in Chester Road, Whitchurch from 1881 to at least 1901. In 1911 he was residing with his two sisters at 7 Brooklands, also on Chester Road. Four years later he, his wife and child were living at 7 Park Road, Whitchurch, Shropshire. In 1939 the family were still at the same address.
Employment: In both the 1901 and 1911 census Randle’s occupation is given as general labourer. By the time of his enlistment in 1915 he was employed as a baker’s van man. Twenty-four years later his occupation was that of motor haulier.
Died: In 1958 aged 79 in Birkenhead, Cheshire.
Regiment: Labour Corps (previously Loyal North Lancashire Regiment and King’s Shropshire Light Infantry)
Service Number: 573538 (previously 34329 and 24733)
Date of Enlistment: 10 December 1915
Date of Discharge: 2 July 1919
Reason for Discharge: Demobilisation
Other Information: Mobilised in June 1916 and transferred to Loyal North Lancashire Regiment in December 1916. Deemed to be 20% disabled on discharge.