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Marble plaque commemorates the activities of the Victorian Division of the Australian Comforts Fund during World War One
|Address:||Swanston Street, Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne, 3000|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.814665|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||04-August-1914|
|Actual Event End Date:||28-June-1919|
To commemorate the serives of the Victorian Division Australian Comfrts Fund carried on by branches throughout the state, by central committees and workers in this town hall of Melbourne and furthered by active co-operation of the Naval and Military authorities and of leading citizens.
Gifts from the homeland this reached our brave men fighting in the Navy, the Army, and the Air Forces, during the Great War and cheered them in their time of trial.
Inaugurated 7th August 1914, as "The Lady Mayoress`s Patriotic League" ceased activities August 1920.
"Finis Coronat Opus"
Value of Clothing, Food, Goods and Money, distributed from Victoria, £506,126