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Sir Victor Windeyer PC KBE CB DSO ED

(born 1900; died 1987). A Justice 1958-72.
Admitted NSW Bar 1925 (KC 1949). In World War II as Lt Colonel commanded Sydney University Regiment and 2/48 Battalion AIF and, as Brigadier, 20th Australian Infantry Brigade AIF. Awarded DSO and bar, and three times mentioned in dispatches. Promoted Major-General and commanded 2nd Division CMF (1950-52). PC (1963).

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