Pte Robert Weir Memorial

Robert Weir Memorial, Kiama CemeteryRobert Weir Memorial, Kiama CemeteryRobert Weir Memorial, Kiama Cemetery

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. 


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 Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Unit at embarkation Campaign Read more
Private Robert Weir Soudan, 1885 DOI 1 May 1885, Suakin, Sudan 392 Colonial Military Forces New South Wales Contingent - Sudan view

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Kiama Cemetery
Princes Highway
Bombo NSW 2533
Local Government Area
  • Kiama, Municipality of
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Column/pillar
Recorded by
David Potts
Established Date format: 
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Established date
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Dedication date
19 June 1886
  • Sudan, March–June 1885