Tumut Boer War Memorial

Description

A column atop a pedestal, made out of marble, granite and stone situated, in a garden overlooking the grounds of Richmond Park. The memorial commemorates Edward J. Morris, Denis J. Murray and Robert Boyd who served Australia and the citizens of Tumut in the Boer War. 

Inscription

Erected
BY RESIDENTS OF
TUMUT AND DISTRICT
In Memory of
TROOPERS
EDWARD J. MORRIS,
DENIS J MURRAY,
WHO DIED
OF ENTRIC FEVER.
AND ROBERT BOYD,
KILLED IN ACTION.
SOUTH AFRICAN WAR
1901-1902

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
Robert Boyd Boer War DOD view
Edward J Morris Boer War KIA view
Denis J Murray Boer War DOD view
Address
Richmond Park
Cnr Russell, Capper and Robertson Streets
Tumut NSW 2720
Local Government Area
  • Snowy Valleys Council
Setting
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Column/pillar
Recorded by
Peter Levarre-Waters
Established Date format: 
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Established date
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Dedication date: 
02/07/1903
Dedication date
07 February 1903
Conflict/s
  • South African War (Boer War), 1899–1902

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