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49th Regiment of Foot cap badge
British Crimea Medal Alma Inkerman Sebastopol Clasp
Turkish Crimea Medal
NameMcENTEE – James
Regiment (s)49th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2110
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
21st January 1843 / 19 years / Monaghan Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 8 in
Fair / Hazel / Sandy / Gunshot injury left thigh and buttock
Overseas Service/DurationCorfu Ionian Islands and Crimea – unknown years
Length of Service11 years 167 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 5th July 1855 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal with Alma Inkermann and Sebastopol clasps
Turkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Not stated
Pension Districts1855 Monaghan
1862 Armagh
1862-1866 Western Australia
1866-1888 Adelaide South Australia
Pension Paid9d per diem
11th November 1862 Applied for Royal Bounty increase of 6d in addition to pension – Pension increased to 1/0 per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th March 1862 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NORWOOD 9th June 1862
Date/Place of Birth1824 Tydavnet Ballinode Monaghan Ireland
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
c1841/2 Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeJohn B 1861 Ireland
D 21st June 1862 Fremantle Western Australia
Patrick (Patrick Joseph when married) B 1863 Perth Western Australia
M BURT Margaret 29th April 1888 North Adelaide South Australia
D 24th September 1938 North Adelaide South Australia
James B 30th May 1865 
Perth Western Australia
D 9th July 1867 
Yankalilla South Australia
John Francis B 20th August 1867 
Yankalilla South Australia
D 24th July 1902 White Feather Western Australia
Bur Kanowna Cemetery
James Stephen B 28th December 1869 Yankalilla South Australia
M 1) GILCHENAN Rose Agnes  30th October 1894 North Adelaide South Australia
M 2) SLATTERY Johanna 3rd September 1918 Brighton South Australia
D 5th November 1936 Glenelg South Australia
Barnard/Bernard Edward B 15th September 1872 Yankalilla South Australia
M NEAGLE Margaret 8th September 1903 Port Pirie South Australia
D 18th January 1911 Solomontown South Australia
bur 19th January 1911 Port Pirie Cemetery South Australia
Annie Gertrude B 26th January 1877 Yankalilla South Australia
M McMAHON Thomas Patrick 13th April 1904 Glenelg South Australia
D 19th March 1946 Glenelg South Australia
Charles B 13th November 1879 District of Clare South Australia
D 17th August 1880 Port Pirie South Australia
bur 18th August 1880 Port Pirie Cemetery
Paul B 8th June 1881 Solomontown South Australia
M LEWSEY Elizabeth Adelaide 30th August 1910 Adelaide SA
D 25th December 1941 Kent Town Adelaide South Australia
Theodore B 19th October 1886 Port Pirie South Australia
M MORONY Mary 8th July 1913 North Adelaide South Australia
D 13th January 1948 Adelaide South Australia
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
Newspaper ArticlesEvening Journal (Adelaide SA) Saturday 29th September 1888 page 5 Suicide of an Old Soldier
Kalgoorlie Miner Friday 25th July 1902 page 4 Funeral Notice John Francis McEntee
Evening Journal Wednesday 27th December 1905 page 1 Death notice Mary McEntee
Observer (Adelaide SA) Saturday 28th January 1911 Obituary Bernard McEntee page 37
Southern Cross (Adelaide SA) Friday 18th December 1936 page 24 Obituary for James McEntee
The Advertiser Saturday 27th December 1941 page 8 Accidental death Paul McEntee
The Advertiser Tuesday 13th January 1948 page 1
And 14th page 1 Accidental death Theodore McEntee
Departure from Western
Departed Western Australia for South Australia by unknown ship prior to April 1866
Date/Place of Death/Burial28th September 1888 Port Pirie South Australia (suicide by drowning)
Port Pirie Cemetery South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
26th December 1905 Glenelg South Australia (residence Port Pirie)
West Terrace Cemetery Adelaide South Australia
Will or ProbateEstate of James McEntee Probate dated 25th October 1893 Registry Supreme Court of South Australia (Reference # 1242)
Further InformationAdditional information available on family’s property at Yankalilla (near Port Pirie) South Australia
Discharge due to lameness the result of a gunshot wound to the upper end of the left thigh at the battle of Inkermann 5th November 1854.
2nd May 1878 purchased land in South Australia Part Lot 38 Port Pirie (Title CT 213/53)