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Pages: 27. Chapters: Redmond Barry, Edmund Herring, List of Judges
of the Supreme Court of Victoria, John Harber Phillips, Ninian
Stephen, Betty King, John Madden, Marilyn Warren, George
Higinbotham, William Foster Stawell, Wilfred Fullagar, Henry
Winneke, Edward Williams, John Vincent Barry, William Irvine,
William a Beckett, George Kerferd, James Gobbo, Clifford
Menhennitt, Leo Cussen, John Winneke, Edward Dundas Holroyd,
Kenneth Hayne, Kevin Victor Anderson, John Young, Thomas a Beckett,
Richard McGarvie, Alex Chernov, Robert Molesworth, Marcia Neave,
Stuart Morris, Emilios Kyrou, Bernard Teague, Chris Maxwell, Murray
Kellam, Simon Whelan. Excerpt: Second World War: Lieutenant General
Sir Edmund Francis Herring, KCMG, KBE, DSO, MC, KStJ, ED, QC (2
September 1892 - 5 January 1982) was an Australian Army officer
during the Second World War, Lieutenant governor of Victoria, and
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Victoria. A Rhodes Scholar,
Herring was at New College, Oxford when the First World War broke
out and served with the Royal Field Artillery on the Macedonian
front, for which he was awarded the Military Cross and
Distinguished Service Order. After the war he carved out a
successful career as a barrister and King's Counsel. He also joined
the Australian Army, rising to the rank of colonel by 1939. During
the Second World War, he commanded the 6th Division Artillery in
the Western Desert Campaign and the Battle of Greece. In 1942, as a
corps commander, he commanded the land forces in the Kokoda Track
campaign. The following year, he directed operations at Lae and
Nadzab. Herring left his corps to become the longest serving Chief
Justice and Lieutenant Governor of Victoria, serving for three
decades. In the latter capacity, he was patron of many charitable
organisations. Edmund Francis Herring, known as Ned to his family,
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