Loftus War Savings 1943 – 1944

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The town hall holds a pair of plaques recognising the contribution of Loftus to the war.
Loftus War Savings 1943
The 1943 plaque was presented by the Air Ministry for ‘Wings For Victory’ week which was 1st – 8th May 1943 when civilians would have been asked to save their money in Government accounts, such as War Bonds, Savings Bonds, Defence Bonds and Savings Certificates.
Loftus War Savings 1944
‘Salute the Soldier’ week was a similar fund raising campaign 17th – 24th June 1944 and presented by the War Office.

1 thought on “Loftus War Savings 1943 – 1944

  1. Similar ones in the meeting room for Saltburn and Marske Parish Council – although now being at Saltburn Leisure Centre, this means it was not the original council office or hall.

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