ROBERT BOYLE MONKMAN
|Burial register ID:||4664|
|Cause of death:||Unknown|
|Date of death:||11-Apr-1886|
|Date of burial:||19-Apr-1886|
In Affectionate Remembrance Of
Henry Boyle Monkman
Died 30th April 1899
Aged 66 years
Robert Boyle Monkman
Who lost his life by wreck of S. S. Taiaroa
11th April 1886
aged 28 years
[Monument is a white marble slab stone with anchor decoration. Monumental mason was D. Robertson of Dunedin]
Robert Boyle Monkman (1858-1886)
Monkman was an officer employed by the Union Steamship Company.
At age 28 years he was First Officer aboard the S. S. Taiaroa when he was killed in one of New Zealand’s most spectacular shipwrecks. His vessel grounded near Waipapa Point, off Kaikoura, on a voyage between Wellington and Dunedin.
Thirty four people including Monkman were drowned.
|Surname||First names||Age||Date of death||Date of burial|
|MONKMAN||HENRY BOYLE||67 Years||01-May-1899||02-May-1899|
|MONKMAN||ROBERT BOYLE||28 Years||11-Apr-1886||19-Apr-1886|