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Pte Robert Weir Memorial

Pte Robert Weir Memorial
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Robert Weir Memorial, Kiama Cemetery
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Robert Weir Memorial, Kiama Cemetery
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Robert Weir Memorial, Kiama Cemetery
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Description / Background

Monument to commemorate Pte Robert Weir, the first Australian to die on overseas service in the Sudan War. The memorial is located in the Church of England section of Kiama Cemetery, plot 51. 

Inscription

In memory of Robert Weir
of the NSW contingent
who died at Saukin 1st May 1885

Erected as a mark of
respect by his
comrades and friends

Veterans listed on this memorial

Last held rank Given name Family name Conflict/s Service No. Service Campaign Read more
Private Robert Weir Soudan, 1885 392 Colonial Military Forces view

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Address
Kiama Cemetery
Princes Highway
Bombo NSW 2533
Local Government Area
Kiama, Municipality of
Setting
Garden/park
Memorial type
Column/pillar
Recorded by
David Potts
Dedication date
19 June 1886
Conflict/s
Sudan, March–June 1885