USS Randall 581st Radio Relay Company in Japan (1950)
7. Troopship USS Randall, AP115

George Morton Randall, born 8 October 1841 at Conneaut, Ohio, enlisted as a private in the 4th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry in the fall of 1861. He served in New York and Washington, and in the field with the Army of Potomac. Breveted Captain for gallant service in the Battle of Antietam he was breveted Lieutenant Colonel, then Colonel for gallantry in the attack on Fort Stedman, VA. After fighting Indians on the southwestern frontier, he served with the Big Horn, Yellowstone, and Powder expeditions against Indians in the Rockies.

General Randall subsequently was on duty at New York and Knoxville, Tenn., prior to commanding the Department of Luzon in the Philippines from 1903 to 1905. After further duty at St. Louis, General Randall retired 8 October 1905 and died 14 June 1918 at Denver, Colorado. Here some of the men relax on the long trip to Japan. Most are quite young, 20 and younger.
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