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Jackson, Percival Philp (1916 - 2003)

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Engineer and Educator
Born: 21 October 1916.  Died: 24 May 2003.
Percival Philp (Peter) Jackson was principal of the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), 1967-1976. He had previously held many position in the Australian Army including that of chief superintendent of the Army Design Establishment.

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Alternative Names: Jackson, Peter

1940 - 1945Adjutant in the 8 Division Engineers and three and a half years as a prisoner of war
1946 - 1948Instructor at the Royal Military College
1951 - 1952Commander of the Royal Engineers and Commander of the Britcom Engineering Regiment with the British Commonwealth Occupying Forces (BCOF) in Korea
1953Instructor in the Australian Staff College of the Australian Military Forces
1954Colonel in the Australian Staff College of the Australian Military Forces
1954 - 1956Chief Engineer in S command for the Australian Military Forces
1956 - 1958Engineer-in-Chief with the Australian Military Force
1958 - 1961Inter-Service Technical Officer at the Joint Staff Service, London
1961 - 1967Chief Superintendent of the Army Design Establishment in Victoria
1964Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
1967 - 1976Principal of the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT)
1975Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG)


Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: Ailie Smith
Created: 28 November 2003
Modified: 13 December 2006

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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