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06-November-2014
06-November-2014
Photographs supplied by Russell Byers

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       W. M. Hughes  
Treasurer          Prime Minister

Source: MA
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