Clifton Hoeben

Major General Clifton Ralph Russell Hoeben, AM, RFD (born 7 June 1947) is an Australian judge and soldier.

Clifton Ralph Russell Hoeben
Born (1947-06-07) 7 June 1947 (age 73)
Service/branchAustralian Army Reserve
Years of service1965–c.2000
RankMajor General
Commands held2nd Division
8th Brigade
AwardsMember of the Order of Australia
Reserve Force Decoration

Early life and educationEdit

He was dux of the school at Saint Ignatius' College, Riverview in 1964 and graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Arts Degree with First-Class Honours in Ancient Greek and Latin in 1968, a Bachelor of Laws Degree with Honours in 1972 and a Master of Laws Degree with Honours in 1984.


Hoeben is a judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales.

Hoeben also rose to the rank of major general as Commander of the 2nd Division in the Australian Army Reserve.[1]


  1. ^ "Swearing In Ceremony Of Clifton Hoeben" Archived 2 March 2011 at the Wayback MachineSupreme Court of NSW Banco Court, Spigelman CJ (retrieved 6 June 2006)

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