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06-November-2014
06-November-2014

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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:William & Bridge Streets, School of Arts, Muswellbrook, 2333
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.265175
Long: 150.888644
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 Muswellbrook

C. H. Tindale    Mayor
W. A. Watt        Treasurer
W. M. Hughes   Prime Minister
 

Source: MA
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