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28-March-2014
28-March-2014
Photographs supplied by Chris McLaughlin

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:George & Henry Streets, Moonta Institute, Moonta, 5558
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.067174
Long: 137.589696
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1919
Front Inscription

Commonwealth of Australia
Peace Loan
A. D. 1919

To commemorate the subscription of double the allocated quota of this loan by the Municipality of Moonta

R. Learmon  Mayor

W. A. Watt  Treasurer
W. M. Hughes  Prime Minister

Source: TOH
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