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Peace Loan
Peace Loan
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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:Ford Street, Town Hall, Beechworth, 3747
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.358495
Long: 146.688124
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 oversubscription
of the allocated quota of this loan
                     by
THE SHIRE OF BEECHWORTH
J.A. Burgis President.
W. A. Matt Treasurer.
W.M. Hughes Prime Minister

Source: MA
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