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23-April-2019
23-April-2019
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The plaque commemorates the over-subscription to the Peace Loan 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.

 

Location

Address:Main Avenue (Landsborough Highway), Memorial Gates, Ilfracombe, 4727
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -23.489337
Long: 144.506752
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Federal

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 Ilfracombe

J. Inglis            Chairman

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

Source: MA
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