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Monash, Sir John (1865-1931), army officer and engineer

Carl Bridge

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/35060
Monash, Sir John (1865-1931), army officer and engineer


Monash, Sir John (1865-1931), army officer and engineer, was born at Richhill Terrace in West Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, on 27 June 1865, eldest of the three children and only son of Louis Monash (1831-1894), a shopkeeper, and his wife, Bertha, née Manasse (1841-1885), both Jewish-German immigrants from Krotoschin, Posen, Poland. ...

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