Year of creation:1950
- Rider(s):Monash, John
(1865 –1931) was a civil engineer who became the Australian military commander in World War I. He commanded the 4th Brigade in Egypt, with whom he took part in the Gallipoli campaign. In July 1916, he took charge of the new Australian 3rd Division in northwestern France and in May 1918 he was made commander of the Australian Corps, at the time the largest corps on the Western Front. Monash planned the successful Allied attack at the Battle of Amiens in August 1918, spearheaded by British forces including the Australian and Canadian Corps under Monash and Arthur Currie, which led to the expedited end to the war.
- Sculptor(s):Bowler, William Lesley
Home | Monash, John