Old Camberwell Grammarians' Association

Gallery of Achievement


Professor Sir Walter Logie Forbes Murdoch KCMG, CBE (1889)

Sir Walter Murdoch was a distinguished essayist and biographer. He was Foundation Professor of English (1912-1939) and Chancellor of The University of Western Australia (1943-1948), and was knighted in 1964.

In 1974, on the 100th anniversary of Walter’s birth, Western Australia’s second university, Murdoch University, was named in his honour, in recognition of his inspirational educational vision.