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24-June-2021
24-June-2021
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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:Centenary Avenue, Lucindale Historical Society Museum, Lucindale, 5272
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.971771
Long: 140.374488
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 District Council of Lucindale

P. J. Burke      Chairman

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

Source: MA,SAHN
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