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Corporate entry Munitions Supply Laboratories (MSL) (1922 - 1948)

Commonwealth of Australia

From
1922
Maribyrnong, Victoria, Australia
To
1 July 1948
Functions
Defence Research, Ammunitions and Explosives or Weapons Industries
Reference No
CA 2554
Legal Status
Agency of the Commonwealth of Australia
Location
Maribyrnong, Victoria

Summary

The Munitions Supply Laboratories were created in 1922. They were originally under the control of the Munitions Supply Board. The Laboratories were succeeded by the Defence Research Laboratories.

Timeline

 1922 - 1948 Munitions Supply Laboratories (MSL)
       1948 - 1953 Defence Research Laboratories
             1953 - 1974 Defence Standards Laboratories
                   1974 - 1994 Materials Research Laboratories
                         1994 - 2002 Aeronautical and Maritime Research Laboratory

Related People

  • Hogg, Arthur Robert (1903 - 1966)

    Arthur Hogg was a physicist with the Munitions Supply Laboratories between 1940 and 1946.

    Date: 1940 - 1946

  • McNeill, John James (1916 - 1980)

    John McNeill was a physicist at the Munitions Supply Laboratories (MSL) between 1938 and 1955. From 1945 to 1955 he was the Head.

    Date: 1938 - 1955

  • Sayce, Eric Loxton (1899 - 1984)

    Eric Sayce was a physicist at the Defence Supply Laboratories, Maribyrnong from 1924-196-, being Superintendent (Physics) from 1940-1952 and 1955-1960.

    Date: 1924 - 1960

Published resources

Reports

  • Department of Supply, Munitions Supply Laboratories, War History 1939-45, Department of Supply internal report, Melbourne, 1946. Details

Online Resources

See also

Ailie Smith