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A plaque commemorates the oversubscription of the allocated quota of the peace loan by the town of Hindmarsh. 

During World War One to finance the war, the Commonwealth of Australia had a series of war loans, then peace loans which were all over-subscribed.

Location

Address:Hindmarsh Place, Hindmarsh Historical Society, Hindmarsh, 5007
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.907786
Long: 138.569783
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 ALLOTTED QUOTA OF THIS LOAN BY THE TOWN OF HINDMARSH

J.F.KING               MAYOR
W.A.WATT          W.M.HUGHES
TREASURER     PRIME MINISTER

Source: TOH
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