General Sir John Monash Commemorative Sculpture Project – Australian War Memorial

This project commissioned Charles Robb and Sarah Holland-Batt—a sculptor and a poet – to create a new sculpture of General Sire John Monash for the Austrailan War Memorial.

They worked collaboratively to produce the commemorative sculpture, a bronze and cement work that combines the language of figurative statuary with text drawn from General Sir John Monash’s writings to honour one of Australia’s greatest military and civic leaders. Unveiled at the Australian War Memorial’s Sculpture Garden in July 2018, the sculpture depicts Monash as the stable axis of a world in flux, a pivotal driver of Australia’s war efforts, and a powerful witness to the ‘tremendous events’ of the early twentieth century.

Funding / Grants

  • Australian War Memorial

Chief Investigators


Other Team Members

Alex Torrens