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21-August-2015
21-August-2015
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:355 Church Street, Hay Gaol Museum, Hay, 2711
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.503364
Long: 144.850975
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 HAY
      M. I. Minogue    Mayor
     W. A. Watt   W. M. Hughes
      Treasurer     Prime Minister

 

Source: MA
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