Woodward, O. H. (Oliver Holmes) (1895-1966, 1885-1966)

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Woodward, O. H. (Oliver Holmes) (1895-1966)
Woodward, Oliver Holmes
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Woodward, Oliver Holmes (1895-1966)
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Mining Engineer; Metallurgist; Soldier; Mining engineer; Engineers, mining; Company directors; Mining companies
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Oliver Holmes Woodward (1885-1966), mining engineer, metallurgist and soldier, was born on 8 October 1885 at Tenterfield, New South Wales, son of native-born parents Sydney Arthur Woodward, storekeeper,...

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Oliver Woodward was general manager of North Broken Hill Ltd. from November 1934 to October 1947 and a member of the board of directors from December 1944 until after his retirement. He had previously been general metallurgist, plant superintendent and general superintendent at Broken Hill Associated Smelters, Port Pirie.

Born 8 October 1885. Died 24 August 1966. Military Cross 1916 and two bars 1918, CMG 1956. Educated School of Mines, Charters Towers (W.H. Browne medal for mining 1909, medal for metallurgy 1910). Mining experience in Irvinebank, North Queensland and Charters Towers, qualified as a mine-manager, Mount Morgan 1913, Papua (Laloki mine) 1913-14, Mount Morgan 1914, Mining Battalion, Australian Imperial Force 1915-19, Mount Morgan Gold Mining Co., general metallurgist, Broken Hill Associated Smelters, Port Pirie 1919-20, plant superintendent 1920-26, general superintendent 1926-34, general manager, North Broken Hill Ltd. 1934-47. Board of directors, North Broken Hill Ltd. from 1944, director, Broken Hill Associated Smelters and the associated Electrolytic Refining & Smelting Co. President, Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy 1940, president, Australian Mining and Metals Association 1952-54.

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Mining engineer O.H. Woodward (1885 - 1966) was one of the key technologists behind the Collins House Group mining empire. His mining career started at Irvinebank, Qld, in 1907 and continued at Mount Morgan from 1913. After the war, in which he served in France with the 1st Australian Tunnelling Company, Woodward joined Broken Hill Associated Smelters, becoming General Superintendent in 1924. He was General Manager of North Broken Hill from 1935 to 1947 and a director of that company from 1944-1961.

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  1. Woodward, Oliver Holmes
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Woodward, Oliver Holmes (1885-1966), Mining Engineer, Metallurgist and Soldier
    McNicoll, Ronald
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1990
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 12, 569-570
  3. Technology in Australia 1788-1988
    Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 2000

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