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13-January-2014
13-January-2014

Photographs supplied by John Huth

Plaque commemorates the over subscription of the Commonwealth Peace Loan after World War One.

To finance the war the Commonwealth had a series of war loans, and then peace loans. All were over-subscribed.

Location

Address:Alexander Street, Town Hall, Bothwell, 7030
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.381871
Long: 147.006633
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1919
Front Inscription

Commonwealth of Australia
Peace Loan  A.D. 1919

To commemorate the oversubscription of the allocated quota of this loan by the Municipality of Bothwell

N. J. Wise  Warden

W. A. Watt  Treasurer
W. M. Hughes Prime Minister

Source: MA
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