PHYSICS IN AUSTRALIA TO 1945
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HOLMES, Walter Morrell
Born Melbourne 8 December 1883; died Melbourne 13 February 1955. Education University of Melbourne (B.A. 1905, M.A. 1907, B.Sc. 1909). Instructor of engineering, Working Men's College, Melbourne, 1906-09. Lecturer in natural philosophy, University of Melbourne 1911-24; Physicist, National Physics Laboratory, U.K., 1915-19. Assistant, Melbourne Observatory, 1924-40. Physicist, Metrology Department, Munitions Supply Laboratories Maribyrnong, 1940-45. Superintendent of Weights and Measures, Victoria, 1944-49.
- Test rulings and diffraction gratings. Industrial Australian and Mining Standard, 64 (1920), 63-67.
- (With J.M. Baldwin) Reading board for magnetographs. Terrestrial Magnetism and Atmospheric Electricity, 31 (1926), 8.
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