Series S3653 - WAR SAVINGS GROUP RECORDS

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AU WA S3653

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WAR SAVINGS GROUP RECORDS

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  • 1940-07-01 - 1945-09-01 (Creation)
  • 1940-07-01 - 1945-09-01 (Accumulation)

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AU WA A831 - NEDLANDS ROAD BOARD (1932-08-12 - 1956-02-28)

Administrative history

The Claremont Road Board District, formed in 1893, was renamed the Nedlands Road Board in 1932. The Municipality of Nedlands was formed in 1956 from the same district and became the City of Nedlands in 1959.

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This series consists of a collection of records relating to the War Savings Group (World War II) for the Nedlands District.

Residents of the Nedlands Road Board could choose to purchase War Savings Certificates to raise funds during World War II. Certificates were securities issued in bearer form. The securities had maturities from five to seven years.

A War Savings Group Committee was established by the Nedlands Road Board to administer contributions from its ratepayers.

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