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21-May-2014
21-May-2014
Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown

A 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:Peg Leg & Sailors Gully Roads, Eaglehawk Town Hall, Eaglehawk, 3556
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.717276
Long: 144.251261
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 subscription of double the allocated quota of this loan by the Borough of Eaglehawk

R Murdoch  Mayor

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

Source: MA
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