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Biographical entry Holmes, Walter Morrell (1883 - 1955)

Born
8 December 1883
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Died
13 February 1955
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Physicist

Summary

Walter Morrell Holmes was a physicist in Victoria and an author of at least two scientific articles.

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Events

1905
Education - Bachelor of Arts (BA) completed at the University of Melbourne
1906 - 1909
Career position - Instructor in Engineering at the Working Men's College, Melbourne
1907
Education - Master of Arts (MA) completed at the University of Melbourne
1909
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
1911 - 1924
Career position - Lecturer in Natural Philosophy at the University of Melbourne
1915 - 1919
Career position - Physicist with the National Physics Laboratory in the UK
1924 - 1940
Career position - Assistant at the Melbourne Observatory
1940 - 1945
Career position - Physicist with Metrology Department of the Munitions Supply Laboratories in Maribyrnong
1944 - 1949
Career position - Superintendent of Weights and Measures in Victoria

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Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.