Australian civil enginer.
|Born on||27 June 1865 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Australia and Oceania|
|Deceased on||8 October 1931 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Australia and Oceania|
|Collaborator of||William Julius Baltzer|
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Graduates in Civil Engineering, University of Melbourne.
Chief engineer, Outer Circle Railway construction, Melbourne.
Consulting practice in civil and mechanical engineering with J.T.N. Anderson.
Starting with "Monier" system, many years of reinforced concrete design, construction and precast production.
President of Victorian Institute of Engineers
After militia service since 1887, embarked with Australian armed forces as Brigadier General.
Participated in Gallipoli campaign, Turkey.
Major General in France.
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.
Statue in Melbourne erected in his honor.
An image of Monash is featured on Australian 100-dollar banknote.
Structures and Projects
Participation in the following structures & large-scale projects:
- Australian Dictionary of Biography (vol. 10). Melbourne University Press, Melbourne (Australia), 1986, pp. 543-549.
- The contribution of Sir John Monash to 20th century engineering in Australia. In: Australian Journal of Multi-Disciplinary Engineering, v. 1, n. 2 ( 2004), pp. 99-107. (2004):
- John Monash. State Electricity Commission of Victoria, Melbourne (Australia). (1970):
- John Monash - A Biography. Melbourne University Press, Melbourne (Australia). (1982):
- John Monash: promoting early reinforced concrete in Australia. In: Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Engineering History and Heritage, v. 163, n. 4 (November 2010), pp. 237-247. (2010):
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