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John Monash

Australian civil enginer.

Biographical Information

Name: John Monash
Born on 27 June 1865 in , Victoria, Australia, Australia and Oceania
Deceased on 8 October 1931 in , Victoria, Australia, Australia and Oceania
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Place(s) of activity:
1891

Graduates in Civil Engineering, University of Melbourne.

1893

Chief engineer, Outer Circle Railway construction, Melbourne.

1894

Consulting practice in civil and mechanical engineering with J.T.N. Anderson.

1897

Starting with "Monier" system, many years of reinforced concrete design, construction and precast production.

1913

President of Victorian Institute of Engineers

1914

After militia service since 1887, embarked with Australian armed forces as Brigadier General.

1915

Participated in Gallipoli campaign, Turkey.

1916

Major General in France.

1918

Lieutenant General in command of Australian Army Corps on Western Front.

Beginning in 1920

Chairman of State Electricity Commission of Victoria, advocating and overseeing extensive development of power generation.

1950

Statue in Melbourne erected in his honor.

Since 1996

An image of Monash is featured on Australian 100-dollar banknote.

Structures and Projects

Participation in the following structures & large-scale projects:

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  • Person-ID
    1002868
  • Date created
    11/08/2003
  • Last Update
    22/07/2014