Biographical entry Whitney, John
John Whitney, who had already established his Colonial Ammunition Factory in New Zealand, proposed the establishment of a factory for the manufacture of small arms ammunition. The Government adopted this idea and in 1887 built one at Maribyrnong, Victoria. Whitney was a serving Captain at the time.
- 'Whitney, John', Trove, National Library of Australia, 2009, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1475726. Details
- Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_w.html. Details
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