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03-August-2015
03-August-2015
Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

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:67 Robinson Street, Broome Historical Museum , Broome, 6725
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -17.967851
Long: 122.236542
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
          PEACE LOAN
                 A.D.1919.
TO COMMEMORATE THE OVER SUBSCRIPTION
OF THE ALLOCATED QUOTA OF THIS LOAN
                      BY 
THE BROOME ROAD BOARD DISTRICT
W.J.McKENNA  CHAIRMAN
W.A.WATT         W.M.HUGHES
TREASURER     PRIME MINISTER

 
Source: MA
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