Allora World War I Memorial

Location of Allora World War I Memorial

26km north of Warwick, Memorial Park, Warwick Street
Allora QLD 4362

The sandstone monument on a stepped base is noted for the intricate carving of Australian Commonwealth Military Forces badge, two cannon, rifle, laurel wreaths and other symbolic designs. Inscribed on Honour Rolls are the names of 23 men who did not return, and 104 volunteers who returned.

Inscription

In Memory Of - refer to additional images for Rolls of Honour.

Conflicts commemorated
First World War, 1914–1918
Memorial type
Column/obelisk/pillar
Commemorative services held

Yes

Additional information

This memorial has outstanding significance: as one of three war memorials (Boer War, WWI, WWII) in the local Memorial Park. It was a one-off design by Warwick monumental mason W P Prout, and was unveiled by General Robertson on 11 November 1921. It is an historical record of local participation and sacrifice in WWI.

Recorded by
Shirley and Trevor McIvor
Date recorded
18 February 2009

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