Tumut Boer War Memorial

Tumut Boer War MemorialTumut Boer War Memorial, close-up of inscriptions

The Tumut Boer War Memorial is a marble column, topped with a marble finial or urn. The column stands on a marble pedestal, consisting of three levels. The whole memorial is supported by a granite base. 

The front of the pedestal is inscribed with a dedication to three Troopers who died while serving in the South African War (Boer War). Two additional names have been added to this list via a separate marble plaque, attached to the front of the base.

The monument was originally unveiled, with three names, on 7 February 1903. The two additional names were added in 2021–2022. 

The memorial is located in a garden overlooking the grounds of Richmond Park in Tumut, NSW. 



Erected by residents of Tumut and district in memory of Troopers
Edward J. Morris, Denis J. Murray, who died of Enteric Fever.
And Robert Boyd, Killed in Action. 

South African War 1901–1902


Frederick Kilpatrick, Killed in Action.
William Smith, who died of Enteric Fever. 

Veterans listed on this memorial

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Richmond Park
Cnr Russell, Capper and Robertson Streets
Tumut NSW 2720
Local Government Area
  • Snowy Valleys Council
  • Garden/park
Location status
Original location
Memorial type
  • Column/pillar
Recorded by
Snowy Valleys Council. Peter Levarre-Waters.
Established Date format: 
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Dedication date
07 February 1903
  • South African War (Boer War), 1899–1902
  • Granite
  • Marble