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The statue of Jesus Christ commemorates Catholic soldiers from Kanmantoo who died in service or were killed in action in World War One.

The statue was unveiled in the St. Thomas Church, Kanmantoo in 1919 and the plate on the statue originally contained the names of the fallen. It was re-located to St Joseph`s Church in Nairne in the 1960s then relocated to this church. The statue was restored in 1996. 


Address:4 Mann Street, Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church, Mount Barker, 5251
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.066617
Long: 138.861588
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Statue
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 26th October, 1919
Front Inscription

This statue was donated to St. Thomas Church Kanmantoo by the residents of Kanmantoo

In memory of their sons killed in World War I 

The statue was brought to St. Joseph`s Church Nairne in the 1960s. 

It was restored in August 1996

Thanks to Mrs. Gertruda Stolarski

Source: MA,PS
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au