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The Sacred Heart Shrine is the only shrine of this type known in Queensland.   It was erected by Friends of the Sacred Heart, it contains heart shaped plaques inside the shrine to Allora parishioners who died in service or were killed in action in World War One. It was restored and reopened on the 14-March-1999.

The Sacred Heart Shrine was blessed and opened by His Grace, Archbishop Duhig in the Roman Catholic Church Grounds on the 17th November 1918. In the course of his address, His Grace said that he had often been asked to unveil honour boards , but Father Carroll had erected a beautiful shrine with the help of generous donors which would perpetuate the memory of Allora Catholic boys who had been killed in action.
Warwick Examiner and Times , 25th November 1918


Address:35 Arnold Street, St Patrick`s School, Allora, 4362
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.035971
Long: 151.977878
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 17th November, 1918
Front Inscription

This Shrine was erected by the Friends of the Sacred Heart.

To its Honour and Glory.

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