Historical information

Historian Dorothy Wickham could not find the death registration for John Egan, and after some research she discovered he did not die on the way to Ballarat, but lived to be Court martialled in New Zealand. It was eventually removed.

Physical description

Photograph of a headstone in the Ballaarat Old Cemetery for John Egan, the Drummer Boy at Eureka. The headstone was erected in the Soldiers Enclosure in the late 1980s.