Major General Douglas ‘Tim’ Vincent CB AM OBE  

Senior Officer in the Australian Army

Douglas ‘Tim’ Vincent graduated from the Class of 1934 and entered the Royal Military College, Duntroon, in 1935. With a career spanning 38 years in the Australian Army, Major General Vincent served actively in World War II and as Commander in the Vietnam War. After a number of senior staff positions he retired in 1973 before serving as military adviser to the Returned and Services League of Australia for nearly 20 years prior to his death in 1995.
Image source: Virtual War Memorial Australia,, accessed online 2 July 2021