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Plaque commemorates teacher and explorer.

Charles Archibald Brookes Hoadley (1 March 1887 – 27 February 1947) was an Australian geologist. He graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1911 with a degree in mining engineering, and was a member of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition led by Sir Douglas Mawson from 1911–14. Hoadley was a member of the Western Base Party. Cape Hoadley was named after him upon discovery by the exploration party.

From 1914–16 he lectured in engineering at Ballarat School of Mines, before becoming the Principal at the Footscray Technical School, a post he held until his death in 1947. He was awarded the King's Polar Medal (1915) and made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1936.

 

Location

Address:Ballarat Road & Hoadley Court, Victoria University of Technology, Footscray, 3011
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.793224
Long: 144.897197
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Education
Link: http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/adbonl…

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1974
Front Inscription

Dedicated to C.A. (Arch) Hoadley CBE, M Sc, BME, AMIE Aust, 1887- 1947. Principal Footscray Technical School 1916-1947, Chief Commissioner Boy Scouts Association Victoria, Antarctic explorer and Rotarian. He lived to serve. By the Rotary Club of Footscray 1974

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