1909 Birthday Honours

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The 1909 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
  • Surgeon-General Hayward Reader Whitehead, Principal Medical Officer, Southern Command.
  • Colonel Richard Charles Bernard Lawrence.
  • Brevet Colonel George Henry B. Coats, Indian Army.
  • Colonel (temporary Brigadier-General) Richard Francis Johnson, C.M.G., Commanding South Irish Coast Defences, Irish Command.
  • Brevet Colonel Arthur Mordaunt Murray, M.V.O., Commandant, Duke of York's Royal Military School.
  • Brevet Colonel William Arthur D'Oyly O'Malley, Indian Army.
  • Brevet Colonel William Tomes Fairbrother, Indian Army.
  • Colonel Frederick Trenchard Thomas Fowle, Inspector-General of Ordnance, India.
  • Colonel Frederick William Brooke Koe, Assistant Director of Supplies and Transport,South Africa.
  • Colonel Raymond Burlton Williams, Assistant Adjutant and Quartermaster-General, Gibraltar.
  • Colonel John Elford Dickie, Commanding Royal Engineers, 1st (Peshawar) Division, East Indies.
  • Brevet Colonel George Eusebe Even, Indian Army.
  • Colonel Thomas Arthur Harkness Davies, D.S.O., half-pay.
  • Brevet Colonel Robert John Tudway, D.S.O., Commanding 2nd Battalion, The Essex Regiment.
  • Colonel Francis John Pink,. C.M.G., D.S.O., half-pay.
  • Colonel James Laird Irvine, Assistant Adjutant-General at Headquarters.
  • Colonel Gervase Francis Newport Tinley, Indian Army.
  • Colonel (temporary-Brigadier-General) David Henderson, D.S.O., Staff Officer to the Inspector-General of the Forces.
  • Brevet Colonel Louis Augustus Gordon, Indian Army.
  • Colonel Robert Pringle, D.S.O., Principal Veterinary Officer, Aldershot Command.
  • Colonel Walter Adye, General Staff Officer, 1st Grade, at Headquarters.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Jenico Edward Preston, D.S.O., Indian Army.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Ponsonby Glenn Huggins, D.S.O., Indian Army.
Civil Division
  • Lieutenant-Colonel and Honorary Colonel Dayrell Talbot Hammond, 4th Battalion, The Connaught Rangers.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel and Honorary Colonel Henry Irvine, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel and Honorary Colonel Sir James Hamlyn Williams-Drummond, Bart., The Carmarthen Royal1 Field Reserve Artillery.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel and Honorary Colonel Claude Villiers Emilius Laurie, D.S.O., 3rd Battalion, The King's Own Scottish Borderers.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel and Honorary Colonel Thomas Courtney Theydon Warner, 3rd Battalion, The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry.
  • Colonel Thomas Sturmey Cave, Honorary Colonel, 4th Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment, Commanding South Midland Territorial Brigade, Southern Command.
  • Colonel Sir Robert Cranston, K.C.V.O., lately Commanding the Lothian Brigade.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel and Honorary Colonel Charles Coghlan, 1st West Riding Brigade, Royal Field Artillery.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel and Honorary Colonel Charles Joseph Hart, Lieutenant-Colonel Commandant, 5th and 6th Battalions, The Royal Warwickshire Regiment.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel and Honorary Colonel John Arthur Hughes, Welsh Divisional Engineers.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel and Honorary Colonel Henry Denison, Nottinghamshire (Sherwood Rangers) Yeomanry.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel and Honorary Colonel Edward Holmes Baldock, 3rd County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters).
  • Colonel de Burgh Birch, M.D., Administrative Medical Officer, West Riding Division.
  • Hay Frederick Donaldson, Esq., M.Inst.C.E., Chief Superintendent of the Royal Ordnance Factories.

Order of the Star of India[edit]

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

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

  • George Stuart Forbes, Esq., C.S.I., Indian Civil Service, an Ordinary Member of the Council of the Governor of Fort St. George.
  • Captain His Highness Raja Sajjan Singh of Ratlam.

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

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]

  • William Stevenson Meyer, Esq., C.I.E., Indian Civil Service, Secretary to the Government of India in the Finance Department.
  • Wilhelm Schlich, Esq., C.I.E., Ph.D., late Indian Forest Department.

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

  • Henry Parsall Burt, Esq., A.M.I.C.E., Manager, North-Western Railway.
  • Godfrey Butler Hunter Fell, Esq., Indian Civil Service, Deputy Secretary to the Government of India in the Home Department.
  • John Newlands, Esq., Officer on Special Duty in connection with the re-organisation of the Telegraph Department.
  • Colonel James Henry Elias Beer, V.D., Commandant, Mussoorie Volunteer Rifles.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Parkin, Indian Army, Deputy Inspector-General of Military Police, Burma.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Neil Campbell, M.B., Indian Medical Service, Officiating Inspector- General of Civil Hospitals, Eastern Bengal and Assam.
  • Montagu Sherard Dawes Butler, Esq., Indian Civil Service, Deputy Commissioner of Lahore, and lately Settlement Officer, Kota, Rajputana.
  • Major Stuart George Knox, lately Political Agent at Koweit.
  • Captain Cecil Godfrey Bawling, Prince Albert's Somersetshire Light Infantry.
  • Edgar Thurston, Esq., L.R.C.P., Superintendent, Government Central Museum, and Superintendent of Ethnography, Madras.
  • Diwan Bahadur Seth Kastur Chand Daga, Rai Bahadur, of Bikaner, Rajputaria.
  • Rai Natthi Mai Bahadur of Khurja in the Bulandshahr District, United Provinces.
  • Rai Bahadur Buta Singh of Rawalpindi, Punjab.
  • Henry Alexander Kirk, Esq., India Office, late India Telegraph Department, Director-in-Chief, Indo-European Telegraph Department.

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]

  • Sir George Compton Archibald Arthur, Bart.
  • Admiral Henry Christian, Chief Constable of Gloucestershire.
  • Major James Evan Baillie Martin, Comptroller and Treasurer to Their Royal Highnesses Prince and Princess Christian of Schleswig Holstein.

Imperial Service Order[edit]

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