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Weil Crucifix : 2007
Weil Crucifix : 2007

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

A crucifix was carved by Manfred Weil in 1963, but he perished in the Tasmanian bushfires of 1967.  The crucifix was placed in church to commemorate him.

Location

Address:St Johns Circle, St John Catholic Church, Richmond, 7025
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.731937
Long: 147.441087
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Religious Object
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Tragedy
Approx. Event Start Date:1967
Approx. Event End Date:1967

Dedication

Front Inscription

THIS CRUCIFIX WAS HAND-CARVED BY MANFRED WEIL IN 1963
HE GAVE HIS LIFE IN THE TASMANIAN BUSHFIRES
FEB 1967

PLACED HERE AS A TRIBUTE TO HIS MEMORY
MAY HE REST IN PEACE
                                AMEN

Source: MA
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