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Denis D’Cotta (1911-1983)

Justice Denis D’Cotta was born in 1911 and had his early education in St Xavier’s Institution in Penang and Raffles Institution in Singapore. He studied law in Britain and was called to the Bar in 1950. He practiced law in Australia for a short period. In 1952, he joined the legal service in Singapore. He was appointed a Puisne Judge in 1970 and retired in 1981.

A W M Ghows (1921 – )

Justice Abdul Wahab Mohamed Ghows was a veteran of World War II, serving as a lieutenant in the famed Force 136 in Malaya. After the war Ghows continued to work for the British Information Services until 1949. Following that, he studied law in Britain and returned to Singapore to join the government legal service. He was appointed a Puisne Judge in 1980 and retired in 1986.

The pictures show Justice D’Cotta (left) and Justice Ghows (right)


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