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Peace Loan
Peace Loan
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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

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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