Sir John Monash Timeline (text-only)

1865 Birth - 27 June, at Dudley Street, West Melbourne
1874-75 Resides with family in Jerilderie, New South Wales
1877-81 Student at Scotch College
1882 Enrols at University of Melbourne
1884 Joins Univesity Company of the Victorian Rifles, appointed Color-Sergeant in 1886
1884-87 Employed on construction of Princes Bridge and other bridge works in Melbourne for David Munro & Co.
1887 Commission in the Militia Garrison Artillery
1887 Takes charge of construction works for Outer Circle Railway
1891 Marries Victoria Moss
1893 Master of Civil Engineering
Birth of daughter Bertha
1892-94 Assistant Engineer and Chief Draftsman of Melbourne Harbour Trust. Qualifies as Municipal Surveyor, Engineer for Water Supply and as Patent Agent
1894-1905 Private Practice (Monash and Anderson) as Consulting Engineer and Patent Attorney
1895 Awarded Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws
1897-99 Legal-engineering work in Queensland, New South Wales and Western Australia
1901 Monier Pipe Company Pty. Ltd. formed (Monash, Anderson and Mitchell)
1905 Reinforced Concrete and Monier Pipe Construction Company Pty. Ltd. formed (Monash and Mitchell)
1907 Takes command of Victorian Section of newly formed Intelligence Corps
1908 Promoted to Lieutenant-Colonel
1912 President of Victorian Institute of Engineers
1913 Appointed Colonel and commander of 13th Infantry Brigade in Victoria
1914 Leaves Australia in command of 4th Infantry Brigade, Australian Imperial Force
1915 Promoted to Brigadier-General
1916 Promoted Major-General in command of new 3rd Division
1918 Knighted by King George V
1918 Appointed Australian Corps Commander and promoted to Lieutenant-General
1919 Returns to Australia
1920 Death of Victoria Monash
Appointed General Manager of the State Electricity Scheme
1921 Awarded Doctor of Engineering
Appointed Chairman State Electricity Commission
1921-31 Oversees design and construction of Shrine of Rememberance
1923 Chairman of Royal Commission into police strike
1923-31 Vice-Chancellor of the University of Melbourne
1929 Promoted to General
Awarded Peter Nicol Russell Memorial Medal (Institute of Engineers, Australia)
1930 Awarded Kernot Memorial Medal (University of Melbourne) for brown coal development
1931 Death - 8 October