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14-October-2016 (Peter F Williams)
14-October-2016 (Peter F Williams)

Photographs supplied by John Huth / Peter F Williams
The plaque commemorates the over-subscription of the Peace Loan by the Municipality of Oatlands in 1919.

During World War One, to finance the war the Commonwealth had a series of war loans, and then peace loans. To recover the cost of the war and fund soldier pensions the government launched 'Peace Loan' campaigns after the war. Peace loans were similar to the war loans where people loaned money to the government and received interest



Address:High Street, Oatlands Town Hall, Oatlands, 7120
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.299847
Long: 147.371926
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Government


Front Inscription

Commonwealth of Australia

Peace Loan
A. D. 1919

To commemorate the oversubscription of the allocated quota of this loan by the Municipality of Oatlands

A. J. O'Conor    Warden

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

Source: MA
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