John Monash was made Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath in the field during World War I by King George V due to his highly effective command of the Australian forces. Monash (1865-1931) was an engineer and later general manager of the State Electricity Commission of Victoria.

Part of a large photographic collection of glass plate and film negatives, photographic prints and photo albums, relating to the development of the electric power supply industry in Victoria, operated by the State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV) from 1919 to 1993 and various predecessor private and municipal power supply enterprises dating back to the late 1880s.

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Sir John Monash being knighted by King George V.

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Cellulose acetate photographic negative.

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