1960 Birthday Honours

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The Queen's Birthday Honours 1960 were appointments in many of the Commonwealth realms of Queen Elizabeth II to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of those countries.

The appointments were made to celebrate the official birthday of The Queen. The announcement date varies, both from year to year and from country to country.

The 1960 Queen's Birthday Honours for New Zealand were announced on 11 June 1960.[1]

New Zealand[edit]

Knight Bachelor[edit]

Order of the Bath[edit]

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

Military Division

Order of Saint Michael and Saint George[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]

  • George Manning - of Christchurch. For services to education and local government.
  • Robert McKeen - of Otaki. For services in public affairs as a trade unionist; Member of Parliament, 1922–1954; and Speaker of the House of Representatives, 1947–1950.

Order of the British Empire[edit]

Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)[edit]

Civil Division
Military Division
  • Captain Gillespie Hume Edwards RD - Royal New Zealand Naval Reserve.

Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)[edit]

Civil Division
  • Francis Cornelius Allerby - of Levin. For public services.
  • Hugh Richard Jarvis Donald BM BCh - a medical practitioner, of Christchurch.
  • Lewis Edward Harris - of Puketapu, Napier. For philanthropic and social welfare services, especially in the interests of handicapped children.
  • Charles John Hayward - a member of the Dunedin City Council.
  • Frederick Arthur Kitchingham MBE - Crown Solicitor, Greymouth, since 1921.
  • Leslie John McDonald JP. In recognition of his services as director of the New Zealand Standards Institute, 1936–1959, and to education.
  • Mamea Matatumua - lately acting Secretary for Samoan Affairs, Western Samoa.
  • Bertram Henry Olsson - director of the Naval Research Laboratory, Auckland.
  • Ihaia Porutu Puketapu - of Lower Hutt. For social welfare services to Māori youth.
  • Norman Hargrave Taylor - director of the Soil Bureau.
  • Harry Hugo Tombs - of Wellington. For services to art and music.
Military Division
  • Commander David Lennox Millar VRD - Royal New Zealand Naval Volunteer Reserve.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Denis Lumsden Wood MC ED - Royal New Zealand Infantry Corps (Territorial Force).
  • Wing Commander Ivan Reid Mitchell DFC - Royal New Zealand Air Force.

Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)[edit]

Civil Division
  • Robert William Stanley Botting - of Dunedin. For services in local body affairs and to sport
  • Walter Godfrey Bowen - chief shearing instructor to the New Zealand Wool Board.
  • Mrs Margaret Elizabeth Callan - of Auckland. For community services, especially through the Crippled Children's Society.
  • The Reverend John Gilman Sharp Dunn - president of the CORSO Council and clerk of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of New Zealand.
  • Archer Garside JP - of Onehunga, Auckland. For services to local government
  • Mrs Mabel Winifred Gunn - matron of the Whataroa Hospital, South Westland.
  • George Alfred Harris - Mayor of Temuka. For municipal and patriotic services.
  • Andrew Jacob Haub JP - of New Plymouth. For services in connection with New Zealand Justices of the Peace.
  • Miss Lucy Eva Johnston - matron of the Abbotsford Home, Waipawa, for Boys and Girls, and matron in charge, St. Hilda's Home.
  • Mrs Mabel Elizabeth Jolly - of Cromwell. For services to education, especially through the Correspondence School Parents' Association.
  • Miss Ivy Hazel Fletcher Jones JP - secretary–manager, Auckland Methodist Children's Home and Orphanage.
  • David Erskine Sinclair Mason JP - engineer to the Southland Harbour Board.
  • George Miller - of Wellington. For services to the community, especially amongst young people, and in the field of sport.
  • Donald George Alfred Munro - of Wellington. For services to music.
  • Oscar Gerald Smith - of Wellington. For services rendered under the auspices of the Returned Soldiers' Association.
  • Mrs Eileen Hannah Spencer - of Palmerston North. For social welfare services.
  • Hone Te Kauru Taiapa - of Rotorua. For cultural services to the Māori people, especially in the field of wood carving.
Military Division
  • Warrant Officer First Class Neville William Faithful - The New Zealand Regiment (Regular Force).
  • Major Ronald Norman Griggs - Royal New Zealand Armoured Corps (Regular Force).
  • Warrant Officer Second Class George Tom Holden MM ED - Royal New Zealand Armoured Corps (Territorial Force).
  • Major (temporary) Douglas Ronald Orange ED - Royal New Zealand Army Service Corps (Territorial Force).
  • Major (temporary) and Quartermaster Gordon William Stanley ED - Royal New Zealand Army Medical Corps (Regular Force).
  • Flight Lieutenant William Francis Reece Jackson - Royal New Zealand Air Force.
  • Warrant Officer Robert Thomas Francis Lewis - Royal New Zealand Air Force.

Companion of the Imperial Service Order (ISO)[edit]

  • Kenneth John Caverhill - lately director of the State Advances Corporation.
  • Edward Stephen Gale - lately Comptroller of Customs, Customs Department

British Empire Medal (BEM)[edit]

Civil Division
  • Lawrence Gordon - Temporary Sergeant, New Zealand Police Force.
  • George Innes - Sergeant, New Zealand Police Force.
Military Division
  • Chief Petty Officer Frederick Maurice Glasson - Royal New Zealand Naval Volunteer Reserve.
  • Chief Petty Officer George Frederick Marshall - Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Chief Petty Officer Cook (S) Gerald Victor Baldwin Martin - Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Chief Electrical Artificer Robert Thomas Noble Moffat - Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Staff-Sergeant (temporary) John Arthur Baker - Royal New Zealand Dental Corps (Regular Force).
  • Sergeant (temporary) Douglas Alexander Branks - Royal New Zealand Infantry Corps (Territorial Force).
  • Staff-Sergeant Douglas Donald Hamilton - Royal New Zealand Infantry Corps (Territorial Force).
  • Staff Sergeant Johnston Henry Robert Love EM - Royal New Zealand Infantry Corps (Territorial Force).
  • Staff Sergeant Alexander George Metcalfe - Corps of Royal New Zealand Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (Regular Force).
  • Flight Sergeant William Alexander - Royal New Zealand Air Force.
  • Sergeant Horace Flloyd Williams - Royal New Zealand Air Force.

Air Force Cross (AFC)[edit]

  • Master Signaller James Alfred Easton - Royal New Zealand Air Force.

Queen's Police Medal for Distinguished Service (QPM)[edit]

  • Orme Snow Wilson Power - Assistant Commissioner, New Zealand Police Force.

Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in the Air[edit]

  • Flight Lieutenant Colin William Rudd - Royal New Zealand Air Force.
  • Sergeant Engineer Raymond William Tocker - Royal New Zealand Air Force.

References[edit]

  1. ^ New Zealand list: The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 42053. pp. 4015–4018. 11 June 1960. Retrieved 25 June 2013.