1908 Birthday Honours

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The 1908 Birthday Honours for the British Empire were announced on 28 June, to celebrate the birthday of Edward VII.[1]

The recipients of honours are displayed here as they were styled before their new honour, and arranged by honour, with classes (Knight, Knight Grand Cross, etc.) and then divisions (Military, Civil, etc.) as appropriate.

Order of the Bath[edit]

Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath (GCB)[edit]

Military Division
Civil Division

Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath (KCB)[edit]

Military Division
Civil Division

Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB)[edit]

Military Division

In commemoration of the Military Operations in India in 1857 and 1858.

Civil Division
  • Lionel Abraham, Esq.
  • Arthur Wellesley Anstruther, Esq.
  • Frederick W. Black, Esq.
  • Richard Durnford, Esq.
  • William Evans, Esq.
  • Alfred Eyles, Esq.
  • Mansfeldt de Cardonnel Findlay, Esq., C.M.G.
  • Alexander Freeman King, Esq.
  • William Algernon Law, Esq.
  • Adolphus George Charles Liddell, Esq.
  • Robert Philpot, Esq.
  • Harry Butler Simpson, Esq.
  • George Augustus Stevenson, Esq., M.V.O.
  • John Charles Gabriel Sykes, Esq.
  • Herbert Preston-Thomas, Esq.
  • R. Eustre Yerburgh, Esq.

Order of Merit[edit]

Order of the Star of India[edit]

Knight Commander of the Order of the Star of India (KCSI)[edit]

Companion of the Order of the Star of India (CSI)[edit]

  • Michael Francis O'Dwyer, Esq., Indian Civil Service, Officiating Resident, Hyderabad.
  • James Scorgie Meston, Esq., Indian Civil Service, Secretary to the Government of India in the Finance Department.
  • George Watson Shaw, Esq., Indian Civil Service, Judicial Commissioner, Upper Burma.
  • William Arbuthnot Inglis, Esq., Chief Engineer and Secretary to the Government of Bengal, Public Works Department (Irrigation, Marine, and Railway Branches), and a Member of the Council of the Lieutenant-Governor of Bengal for making Laws and Regulations.
  • Romer Edward Younghusband, Esq., Indian Civil Service, Commissioner Lahore Division, and a Member of the Council of the Lieutenant-Governor of the Punjab for making Laws and Regulations.

Order of Saint Michael and Saint George[edit]

Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George (GCMG)[edit]

Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (KCMG)[edit]

Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG)[edit]

Order of the Indian Empire[edit]

Knight Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire (KCIE)[edit]

Companion of the Order of the Indian Empire (CIE)[edit]

Royal Victorian Order[edit]

Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (KCVO)[edit]

Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (CVO)[edit]

Member of the Royal Victorian Order, 4th class[edit]

Member of the Royal Victorian Order, 5th class[edit]

Imperial Service Order[edit]

References[edit]