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Biographical entry de Bavay, John Francis Xavier (1888 - 1955)

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
22 February 1955
Industrial chemist


John de Bavay was General Manager of the Cascade Brewery Co. Ltd and Tasmanian Breweries Pty Ltd 1933-1953. He was the son of Auguste Joseph Francois de Bavay.



1909 - 1914
Career position - Under-brewer at Swan Brewery in Perth
1914 - 1916
Career position - War service with the AIF (Australian Imperial Force)
1916 - 1926
Career position - Erected and managed a calcium acetate and power alcohol factory for the Munitions Supply Branch
1926 - 1933
Career position - Head Brewer at Cascade Brewery in Hobart
1933 - 1953
Career position - General Manager of Cascade Brewery Co. Ltd and Tasmanian Breweries Pty Ltd

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  • Parsons, George, 'De Bavay, Auguste Joseph Fran├žois (1856-1944)', in Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 8, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1981, pp. 262-264. Also available at Details

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