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EGAN / EAGAN – John 49th Regiment

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49th Regiment
Turkish Crimea Medal
Crimean War Medal with Sebastopol Clasp
NameEGAN / EAGAN – John
Regiment (s)49th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 3580
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
20th July 1854 / 27 years / Liverpool Lancashire England
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Dark / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationCrimea – 4 months
Length of Service2 years 192 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 27th January 1857 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimea clasp for Sebastopol
Intended Residence at
Not yet known
Pension Districts1857 Drogheda
1857 Armagh
1858 Athlone
1860 Roscommon
1860 Athlone
1860 Galway
1860 1st London
1863 Enniskillen
1863 Halifax
1865 Tilbury
1865 Western Australia
1866 South Australia
Pension Paid6d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th May 1865 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RACEHORSE 10th August 1865
Date/Place of Birthc1827 Belanahound Athlone Westmeath Ireland (Note: no such place found – there is a Bellanamullia near Athlone)
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer and Commercial News Wednesday 5 September 1866 page 2 Letty passengers
Departure from Western
1866 to South Australia per “Letty”
Date/Place of Death/Burial1882 Strathalbyn, South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationDischarge due to a gunshot wound to his left hip received in the trenches at Sebastopol –unfit for service.
John disappears from our records although there is a death for a John Egan at Milang Strathalbyn on 26 September 1882 age 54. This man’s wife Ellen died 8 April 1903 also at Milang