1913 Birthday Honours

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The 1913 Birthday Honours were appointments in the British Empire of King George V to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens. The appointments were made to celebrate the official birthday of The King, and were published on 6 June 1913.[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.

British Empire[edit]

Order of the Bath[edit]

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

Military 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
  • Captain Price Vaughan Lewes, D.S.O., R.N.
  • Major Lewis Stratford Tollemache Halliday, V.C., R.M.L.I.
  • Surgeon-General Louis Edward Anderson, Deputy Director of Medical Services, Ireland.
  • Colonel (temporary Brigadier-General) Stuart Peter Rolt, Brigade Commander, 14th Infantry Brigade, Irish Command.
  • Colonel (temporary Brigadier-General) William Eliot Peyton, C.V.O., D.S.O., Military Secretary to the Commander-in-Chief, East Indies.
  • Colonel Edmond Guy Tulloch Bainbridge, General Staff Officer, 1st Grade, Western Command.
  • Colonel John Emerson Wharton Headlam, D.S.O., half-pay.
  • Colonel George Francis Leverson, half-pay.
  • Colonel (temporary Brigadier-General) William Hugh Eric Murray, Commanding Pretoria District, South Africa.
  • Colonel Hubert John Du Cane, M.V.O., Assistant Quartermaster-General, Aldershot Command.
  • Colonel Guy Percy Wyndham, M.V.O., half-pay.
  • Colonel (temporary Brigadier-General) Edmund Gustavus Nicolls, Inspector of Royal Garrison Artillery.
  • Colonel (temporary Brigadier-General) Spring Robert Rice, Chief Engineer, Aldershot Command.
  • Colonel (local and temporary Major-General) Stanley Brenton von Donop, Master-General of the Ordnance, Fourth Military Member, Army Council.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel and Brevet Colonel Charles Herbert Philip Carter, C.M.G., Commanding 2nd Battalion, The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles).
  • Colonel (temporary Brigadier-General) Frederick Archibald Adam, Brigade Commander, Malta.
  • Colonel Frederic Charles Shaw, General Staff Officer, 1st Grade, Scottish Command.
  • Colonel James Bales Gaunter, Assistant Adjutant-General, War Office.
  • Colonel Edward Stanislaus Bulfin, C.V.O., Brigade Commander, Essex Infantry Brigade, Eastern Command.
  • Colonel John Gunning Hunter, Indian Army.
  • Colonel Percy Holland, Indian Army.
  • Colonel (temporary Brigadier-General) Gerard Robert Clark Paul, C.M.G., A.D.C., Inspector of the Army Service Corps, War Office.
  • Colonel Arthur Robert Dick, Indian Army, Inspecting Officer, Frontier Corps, India.
  • Colonel Robert Henry Twigg, Indian Army.
Civil Division

Order of the Star of India[edit]

Knight Commander (KCSI)[edit]

Companion (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]

  • Leonard William Booth, Esq., Acting Colonial Secretary of the Island of Ceylon.
  • James George Aylwin Creighton, Esq., K.C., Law Clerk of the Senate, Parliamentary Counsel, and Master in Chancery, Dominion of Canada.
  • Captain Francis Fitzgerald Haworth-Booth, R.N., Naval Adviser to the High Commissioner for the Commonwealth of Australia.
  • Alexander Lang, Esq., formerly Manager in London of the Bank of Montreal; one of the Canadian Representatives on the Pacific Cable Board.
  • Colonel David Miller, I.S.O., Secretary to the Department of Home Affairs, Commonwealth of Australia.
  • John Rumney Nicholson Esq., Chairman and Chief Engineer, Tanjong Pagar Dock Board, Singapore, Straits Settlements.
  • Henry Otterson, Esq., Clerk of the House of Representatives of the Dominion of New Zealand.
  • Commander Samuel Augustus Pethebridge, R.A.N.R. (retired), Secretary to the Department of Defence, Commonwealth of Australia.
  • Herbert James Stanley, Esq., Private Secretary to His Excellency the Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief of the Union of South Africa.
  • Colonel Edward Peter Strickland, D.S.O., Commandant in Northern Nigeria, West African Frontier Force.
  • Colonel George Handcock Thesiger, lately Inspector-General of the King's African Rifles.
  • Salvatore Cachia Zammit, Esq., formerly Unofficial Member of the Executive Council and Elected Member of the Council of Government of the Island of Malta.
  • Sidney Barton, Esq., Chinese Secretary to His Majesty's Legation at Peking.
  • Engineer Commander Edmund Edward Bond, R.N. (retired), D.S.O. (Major-General in the Egyptian Army), Director of the Soudan Steamers Department.
  • Hamilton Edward Browne, Esq., British Commissioner on the European Commission for the Navigation of the Danube.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel James Archibald Douglas, Commandant, 39th King George's Own Central India Horse ; for services in Persia.
  • Captain Henry Charles Barwick Hopkinson (Major-General in the Egyptian Army), Head of the Police at Alexandria.
  • Henry Pottinger Keatinge, Esq., M.B., Director, Egyptian Kasr-el-Ainy Government Hospital and Medical School.
  • William Pollock Ker, Esq., Commercial Attache to His Majesty's Legation at Peking.
  • Raymond de Burgh Money Layard, Esq., His Majesty's Consul-General at Kobe.
  • Major Louis Lort Rhys Samson, His Majesty's Consul at Adrianople.
  • Alfred Henry Spurrier, Esq., late Medical Officer of Health at Zanzibar.

Order of the Indian Empire[edit]

Companion (CIE)[edit]

Royal Victorian Order[edit]

Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order (GCVO)[edit]

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

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

  • John Murray, Esq.

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

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

  • E. Chart, Esq.

Companions of the Imperial Service Order[edit]

Home Civil Service
  • William Henry Bray, Esq., Staff Clerk and Acting Head of Section, Board of Education.
  • William Patrick Joseph Connolly, Esq., Principal Clerk, Chief Secretary's Office, Dublin Castle.
  • William Henry Godfrey Deacon, Esq., Superintendent of Mercantile Marine, Board of Trade.
  • Alfred James Hiscock, Esq., Superintendent the Registry, Treasury.
  • Alfred James Mundy, Esq., Superintendent Accounts, Registrar-General's Department
  • Samuel Renard, Esq., Principal Clerk, Supreme Court Pay Office.
  • John Skinner, Esq., General Inspector of Sea Fisheries, Fishery Board for Scotland.
  • Henry Turing, Esq., His Majesty's Consul, Rotterdam.
  • Herbert Maxwell Warne, Esq., First Class Clerk, Department of the Solicitor to the Treasury and King's Proctor.
COLONIAL CIVIL SBEVICE.
  • James Frank Andrews, Esq., Clerk of the Executive Council and Secretary to the Cabinet, Dominion of New Zealand.
  • William Bathfield, Esq., Chief Clerk in the Master's Office, Supreme Court, and Acting Accountant in Bankruptcy, Colony of Mauritius.
  • William Bazett Goodwin Blenkins, Esq., lately Resident Magistrate, King William's Town, Union of South Africa.
  • William Cochrane Bowles, Esq., Chief Clerk of English Votes and Proceedings, House of Commons of Canada.
  • Maurice William Holtze, Esq., Director of the Botanic Garden, Adelaide, State of South Australia.
  • Walter Colin Liddell, Esq., Surveyor-General of Jamaica.
  • William Joseph Lynch, Esq., Chief of the Patent Office, Department of Agriculture, Dominion of Canada.
  • Captain Archibald Roger, District Magistrate, Island of St. Christopher, Colony of the Leeward Islands.
  • Charles Robert Scrivener, Esq., Director of Commonwealth Lands and Surveys, Commonwealth of Australia.
INDIAN CIVIL SERVICE.
  • William Hawkins, Esq., Registrar, Education Department, Punjab.
  • M. R. Ry. Rao Bahadur Annu Chidambara Pranathar-Thihara Aiyar Avergal, B.A., Inspector of Schools, Madras.
  • Thomas Fisher, Esq., Superintendent, Government Press, Madras.
  • Khan Bahadur Kutub-ud-din, Superintendent of the Nandgaon State, Central Provinces.
  • John Dufour Shapcott, Esq., Registrar, Revenue and Agricultural Department of the Government of India.
  • Maung Pe (2), K.S.M., Judicial Extra Assistant Commissioner and Additional Judge of the Court of Small Causes, Rangoon, Burma.
  • Charles Patrick O'Rielly, Esq., Indian Telegraph Department, Deputy Superintendent and Honorary Assistant Superintendent, Allahabad, United Provinces.
  • Rao Bahadur Ramchandra Narayan Joglekar, Deputy Collector and Native Assistant to Commissioner, Central Division, Bombay.
  • Bertram Lemoine Allard Laville, Esq., Superintendent in the Finance Department of the Government of India.
  • Babu Khagendra Nath Mitter, Deputy Magistrate and Deputy Collector, Hooghly, Bengal.
  • George Hamilton Maflin, Esq., Chief Inspector, Customs, Preventive Service, Calcutta, Bengal.
  • Munchersaw Framji Oonvala, Esq., Registrar, Financial Department, Government of Bengal.

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