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Weil Crucifix : 2007
Weil Crucifix : 2007

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

The 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 the Evangelist 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:Cross
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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