Monash, John, (Sir) (1865-1931)

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Monash, John (1865-1931)
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soldier; engineer; administrator; Engineer; Administrator
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Sir John Monash (1865-1931), soldier, engineer and administrator, was born on 27 June 1865 in West Melbourne, eldest of three children and only son of Louis Monash (1831-1894) and his wife Bertha, née...

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(Sir) John Monash was General Manager of the State Electricity Commission of Victoria 1920-30. Earlier he was involved with the Reinforced Concrete Co. and had an exceptional military career during World War I as a corps commander.

Born West Melbourne, 27 June 1865. Died Iona, 8 October 1931. CB 1915; KCB 1918. Educated University of Melbourne (MEng 1893, BA, LLB 1895). Construction worker 1885-87; in charge of construction, Outer Circle eastern suburban railway line 1888-91; Melbourne Harbor Trust 1891-94; private practice with J.T. Nobel Anderson as civil, mining and mechanical engineers and patent agents 1894-1902, acquiring the patent rights in Victoria for Monier reinforced concrete construction; Monier Pipe Co. Pty Ltd of Victoria 1901-05; Reinforced Concrete & Monier Pipe Construction Co. Ltd 1905-20; General manager, State Electricity Commission of Victoria 1920-30. Probationary lieutenant, North Melbourne Battery of the Metropolitan Brigade of the Garrison Artillery 1887-95, captain 1895-97, major with command of the North Melbourne Battery 1897-1908, lieutenant-colonel in charge of the Victorian section of the Australian Intelligence Corps (militia) 1908-13, colonel in command of the 13th Infantry Brigade 1913-14, chief censor 1914, commander, 4th Infantry Brigade, Australian Imperial Force 1914, brigadier general from July 1915, major general from July 1916, lieutenant-general and corps commander from June 1918, serving in Gallipoli, Egypt, England and France and receiving a number of awards. Peter Nicol Russell Memorial Medal, Institute of Engineers, Australia 1929; Kernot Memorial Medal, University of Melbourne 1931. Vice-chancellor, University of Melbourne from 1923; president, Victorian Institute of Engineers 1913; president, Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science 1924-26.

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It is with the deepest regret that we announce the death of General Sir John Monash, a great soldier and a great citizen, who was the leader of Australia's citizen soldiers in some of the most remarkable...

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  1. War letters of General Sir John Monash / edited with an introduction by A. K. Macdougall
    Monash, John Sir, 1865-1931
    [ Book : 1934-2015 ]
    At 64 libraries
    War letters of General Sir John Monash / edited with an introduction by A. K. Macdougall
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  2. Material relating to Sir John Monash and the Monash family
    Monash, John Sir, 1865-1931
    [ Unpublished : 1800-1900 ]
    At State Library of VIC
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  3. Typescripts of diaries and letters from World War One
    Monash, John Sir, 1865-1931
    [ Unpublished : 1914-1918 ]
    At State Library of VIC
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  4. The Australian victories in France in 1918 / by Sir John Monash
    Monash, John, Sir, 1865-1931
    [ Book : 1920-2015 ]
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  5. Papers of Sir John Monash
    Monash, John Sir, 1865-1931
    [ Unpublished : 1876-1934 ]
    At National Library
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  6. Monash-close up of a leader
    Monash, John Sir, 1865-1931
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  7. Papers
    Monash, John Sir, 1865-1931
    [ Unpublished : 1918-1931 ]
    At State Library of VIC
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  8. Pamphlet and letter
    Monash, John Sir, 1865-1931
    [ Unpublished : 1922 ]
    At National Library
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  9. Letter : to Frances a B. Chomley
    Monash, John Sir, 1865-1931
    [ Unpublished : 1919 ]
    At UQ Library
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  10. Letter
    Monash, John Sir, 1865-1931
    [ Unpublished : 1926 ]
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  1. War letters of General Sir John Monash / edited with an introduction by A. K. Macdougall
    Monash, John Sir, 1865-1931
    [ Book : 1934-2015 ]
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    War letters of General Sir John Monash / edited with an introduction by A. K. Macdougall
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  2. John Monash : a biography / [Geoffrey Serle]
    Serle, Geoffrey, 1922-1998
    [ Book, Audio book, Article : 1982-2008 ]
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  3. John Monash : a biography / [Geoffrey Serle]
    Serle, Geoffrey, 1922-1998
    [ Book, Audio book, Article : 1982-2008 ]
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  4. Monash : the outsider who won a war : a biography of Australia's greatest military commander / Roland Perry
    Perry, Roland, 1946-
    [ Book : 2004-2007 ]
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  5. On lips of living men / by John Thompson
    Thompson, John, 1907-1968
    [ Book : 1962 ]
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  6. John Monash / Cecil Edwards
    Edwards, Cecil, 1903-1978
    [ Book : 1970 ]
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  7. John Monash / John Hetherington
    Hetherington, John, 1907-1974
    [ Book : 1962-1970 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
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  8. Material relating to Sir John Monash and the Monash family
    Monash, John Sir, 1865-1931
    [ Unpublished : 1800-1900 ]
    At State Library of VIC
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  9. Monash / [by Vernon R. Northwood ; with assistance from Gershon Bennett]
    Northwood, Vernon R
    [ Book : 1950-1961 ]
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  10. Sir John Monash / Bernard Callinan
    Callinan, Bernard Sir, 1913-
    [ Book : 1981 ]
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  1. Monash, Mathilde (1869-1939)
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  2. Monash, Hannah Victoria, (Lady) (1871-1920)
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  1. Keepsakes: Australians and The Great War: Sir John Monash
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    ... , commander of the Australian corps during World War I (1865-1931); Helen Keller, blind and deaf US scholar ... Birthdays today Charles Stewart Parncll, Irish nationalist leader (1846-1891); Sir John Monash ... 30 words
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  2. The Condoner's diary (From our Special Correspondent) | LONDON, July 6. Duke of Marlborough
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    ... qualities for the position was a Dominion general." The general was the Australian, John Monash. He fought ... Lord Lonsdale. But for his long white beard he might have passed for a typical John Bull. He used to ... 1572 words
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  3. MONASH
    The Dubbo Liberal and Macquarie Advocate (NSW : 1894 - 1954) Tuesday 1 December 1931 p 2 Article
    ... representatives of his. family, for, having been Governoi General while Sir John Monash was winning his laurels ... tlu. grout General's death. , The tribute Tan,:— .'I was very sorry to read of the death of Sir John ... 192 words
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  1. Monash, Sir John (1865-1931)
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    Dyson, Edward, 1865-1931
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    [Portrait of General Sir John Monash, Chairman, State Electricity Commission of Victoria 1921-1931] Lafayette-Sarony, Melb
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  1. The life and letters of Sir John Everett Millais : President of the Royal Academy / by his son, John Guille Millais
    Millais, John Guille, 1865-1931
    [ Book, Microform : 1899-1990 ]
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  3. Matters for judgement : an autobiography / John Kerr
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  3. Sir Joseph John Talbot Hobbs personal diaries
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