2008 Birthday Honours

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The Queen's Birthday Honours 2008 were appointments by some of the 16 Commonwealth realms to various orders and honours to recognise and reward good works by citizens of those countries. The Birthday Honours are awarded as part of the Queen's Official Birthday celebrations during the month of June.

The Queen's Birthday Honours were announced on 14 June 2008 in The United Kingdom,[1] 9 June 2008 in Australia,[2] on 2 June 2008 in New Zealand,[3] and on 14 June 2008 in Barbados,[4] The Bahamas,[5] Grenada,[6] Papua New Guinea,[7] Solomon Islands,[8] Saint Lucia,[9] and Belize,[10]

The recipients of honours are displayed as they were styled before their new honour and arranged by the country (in order of precedence) whose ministers advised The Queen on the appointments, then by honour with grades i.e. Knight/Dame Grand Cross, Knight/Dame Commander etc. and then divisions i.e. Civil, Diplomatic and Military as appropriate.

Contents

United Kingdom[edit]

Knights Bachelor[edit]

  • Dr. James Anderson, CBE. For public and voluntary service.
  • William Atkinson, Headteacher, Phoenix High School, Hammersmith and Fulham, London. For services to Education and to Community Relations.
  • Trevor Lloyd Baker, Walsall Hospitals NHS Trust. For services to clown entertainment in the West Midlands
  • Rt. Hon. Alan Beith, MP, Member of Parliament for Berwick-upon-Tweed. For services to Parliament.
  • Professor Drummond Bone, F.R.S.E., Vice-Chancellor, University of Liverpool. For services to Higher Education and to Regeneration in the North West.
  • Professor Christopher Richard Watkin Edwards. For services to Higher Education, Medical Science and to Regeneration in the North East.
  • Mark Philip Elder CBE, Conductor and Music Director, The Hallé Orchestra. For services to Music.
  • Leonard Raymond Fenwick, C.B.E., Chief Executive, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. For services to Healthcare and to the community in Tyne and Wear.
  • Dr. Philip John Hunter, C.B.E., Chief Schools Adjudicator. For services to Education.
  • Moir Lockhead OBE, Chief Executive, FirstGroup. For services to Transport.
  • Professor Andrew James McMichael, F.R.S., Professor of Molecular Medicine and Director, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford. For services to Medical Science.
  • William Moorcroft, Principal, Trafford College. For services to local and national Further Education.
  • William Desmond Sargent, C.B.E., Executive Chair, Better Regulation Executive, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform. For services to Business.
  • Michael John Snyder. For services to Business and to the City of London Corporation.
  • Paul Robert Stephenson QPM, Deputy Commissioner, Metropolitan Police Service. For services to the Police.
  • Professor Anthony John Newman Taylor, C.B.E., lately Chair, Industrial Injuries Advisory Council. For public service.
  • Peter Viggers, MP, Member of Parliament for Gosport. For services to Parliament.
  • Professor Nicholas John Wald. Professor of Environmental and Preventive Medicine, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Queen Mary, University of London. For services to Preventive Medicine.
Diplomatic and Overseas List

Order of the Bath[edit]

Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath (G.C.B.)[edit]

Military Division
Royal Navy
Royal Air Force

Knights Commander of the Order of the Bath (K.C.B.)[edit]

Military Division
Army

Dames Commander of the Order of the Bath (D.C.B.)[edit]

Companions of the Order of the Bath (C.B.)[edit]

Military Division
Royal Navy
  • Rear Admiral Richard Jeffery Ibbotson, D.S.C.
  • Rear Admiral Paul Lambert
Army
Royal Air Force
  • Air Vice Marshal Steven Chisnall
Civil Division

Order of Saint Michael and Saint George[edit]

Knights Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George (G.C.M.G.)[edit]

Diplomatic Division

No appointments.

Knights Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (K.C.M.G.)[edit]

Diplomatic Division

Companions of the Order of St Michael and St George (C.M.G.)[edit]

Civil Division
Diplomatic Division

Royal Victorian Order[edit]

Dames Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (D.C.V.O.)[edit]

Knights Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (K.C.V.O.)[edit]

Commanders of the Royal Victorian Order (C.V.O.)[edit]

Lieutenants of the Royal Victorian Order (L.V.O.)[edit]

Members of the Royal Victorian Order (M.V.O.)[edit]

  • Jennifer Margaret, Mrs. Cannon, Legal Executive, Farrer & Co LLP.
  • Squadron Leader Jayne Susan Casebury, Royal Air Force; Equerry to The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall.
  • Frances Amelia, Mrs. Eason, Senior Secretary, The Princess Royal’s Household.
  • Diane, Mrs. Eddy, Administration Secretary, Balmoral Estate.
  • Miss Angela Michèle Edwards (Mrs. Clark), Information Officer, Press Office, Royal Household.
  • Sergeant Christopher John Gislingham, Metropolitan Police. For services to Royalty Protection.
  • Terence Dennis Gough, Head of Gardens and Estates, Historic Royal Palaces.
  • Jill Patricia, Mrs. Hurdman, formerly Administrator, The Royal Warrant Holders Association.
  • Roderick Andrew Lane, Head Book Conservator, Royal Library, Windsor Castle.
  • Christopher Paul Matthews, Deputy Land Steward, Western District, Duchy of Cornwall.
  • Miss Moira McDougall, Secretary to the Resident Factor, Balmoral Estate.
  • Superintendent Timothy Andrew Marriott Nash, Metropolitan Police. For services to Royalty Protection.
  • Miss Caroline Lucy Whitaker, Assistant Surveyor of The Queen’s Pictures, Royal Collection.

Royal Victorian Medal[edit]

Bar to the Royal Victorian Medal (Silver)[edit]

  • David Cartledge, R.V.M., Senior Stallion Handler, Royal Studs.

Royal Victorian Medal (Silver)[edit]

  • Charles Thomas Bouch, formerly Yeoman Bed Goer, The Queen’s Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard.
  • Paul Lawrence Burch, Gamekeeper, Sandringham Estate.
  • Bernadette Therese, Mrs. Darbin, Telephone Operator, Royal Household.
  • Corporal Brian Diggle, Orderly to The Duke of Edinburgh.
  • John Paul Fallis, Warden, The Great Park, Windsor Crown Estate.
  • Peter Ivor Jeffery, Estate Foreman, Eastern District, Duchy of Cornwall.
  • Margaret Susan, Mrs. Mattocks, Telephone Operator, Royal Household.
  • Paul David Murray, Senior Storeman, Master of the Household’s Department, Royal Household.
  • Maria Sizaltine (Tina), Mrs. Peti, Housekeeper to Princess Alexandra, the Honourable Lady Ogilvy.
  • Paul Eric Southwell, House Foreman, Sandringham Estate.

Order of the Companions of Honour[edit]

Members of the Order of the Companions of Honour[edit]

Diplomatic and Overseas List

Order of the British Empire[edit]

Dames Commander of the Order of the British Empire (D.B.E.)[edit]

Civil Division

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

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

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

  • Phyllis Mary Self, Director, Whitehall Garden Centre. For services to the community in Lacock, Wiltshire.

Australia[edit]

The Queen's Birthday Honours 2008 for Australia were announced on 9 June 2008.[2]

New Zealand[edit]

The Queen's Birthday Honours 2008 for New Zealand were announced on 2 June 2008.[3]

Order of New Zealand (ONZ)[edit]

Sir Murray Gordon Halberg M.B.E. Auckland

New Zealand Order of Merit[edit]

Distinguished Companion (DCNZM)[edit]

Mr Harawira Tiri Gardiner Wellington For services to Māori.
The Honourable John William Hansen Rangiora For services to the judiciary.
Mr Peter Charles Maire North Shore For services to business.
Emeritus Professor Arthur Harold Marshall Auckland For services to acoustical science.
Ms Gillian Karawe Whitehead M.N.Z.M. Dunedin For services to music.

Companion (CNZM)[edit]

Ms Fleur Adcock O.B.E. London, United Kingdom For services to literature.
Professor Charles Richard William Beasley Wellington For services to medical research, in particular asthma.
Mr Robert George Mappin Fenwick Waiheke Island For services to conservation and the community.
Mr Philip Vernon Lough Richmond For services to business.
Dr Elizabeth Anne Meade Q.S.O. Wellington For services to education.
Ms Diane Elizabeth Morcom[11] Wellington For public services lately as Secretary of Cabinet and Clerk of the Executive Council.
Mr Anthony John Nowell Auckland For services to business.
Mr Anaru Ririwai Rangiheuea O.N.Z.M. J.P. Rotorua For services to Māori and the community.
Professor Jacqueline Rowarth Palmerston North For services to agricultural science.
Mr Wynton Alan Whai Rufer Auckland For services to soccer.
Dr Meon Carolyn Shand Wellington For services to women's health.

Officer (ONZM)[edit]

Dr Francis Angelo Anthony Christchurch For services to medicine, in particular spinal cord injuries.
Professor Brian Thomas Brooks Lower Hutt For services to education.
Professor Keith Craig Cameron Lincoln For services to agricultural research.
Colonel Arthur John Campbell (Retired) Dunedin For services to returned services personnel.
Professor Ross Graham Clark North Shore For services to biotechnology.
Professor Hong Jie Di Lincoln For services to agricultural research.
Mr John Raymond Eady Auckland For services to music, business and the community.
Dr John Lewis Edwards Auckland For services to dentistry.
Mrs Elisabeth Findlay Auckland For services to business and fashion.
Mr Neville John Findlay Auckland For services to business and fashion.
Mrs Lyn Kathleen Gillanders Auckland For services to dietetics.
Mr David Thomas Howden Ashburton For services to outdoor recreation and the environment.
Mrs Tufuga Holoatu Nesi Lagatule Q.S.M. Christchurch For services to the Pacific Islands community and women.
Mr Derek Arana Te Ahi Lardelli Gisborne For services to Māori arts, in particular ta moko.
Mr Thomas Cedric Larkin Wellington For services to New Zealand-Japan relations.
Professor Martin Richard Manning Lower Hutt For services to climate change science.
Dr Diana Rae Martin Waikanae For services to microbiology.
Dr Dianne McCarthy Wellington For services to education.
Dr Diane Helen Menzies Christchurch For services to the environment.
Professor Alison Ruth Mercer Dunedin For services to science.
Mr Warwick George Roger North Shore For services to journalism.
Ms Pauline Annette Savage Wellington For services to arts administration.
Dr Olive Jean Webb Hororata For services to people with intellectual disabilities.

Officer - Additional (ONZM)[edit]

Colonel Paul Willem Van Den Broek (J51873) Colonels' List, Royal New Zealand Army

Member (MNZM)[edit]

Ms Diane Margaret Baguley Auckland For services to business.
Mrs Arihia Darryl Bennett Kaiapoi For services to Māori and the community.
Mr William Alfred Brien J.P Wellington For services to sport and the community.
Mr Alan Leonard Broadbent Santa Monica, California For services to jazz music.
Ms Suzanne Lynette Carty Wellington For services to journalism.
Mrs Colleen Shona Cole Lyttelton For services to Scottish dance and culture.
Mr Christopher Robert Darlow North Shore For services to the law.
Dr Rosemary Joy De Luca Hamilton For services to ethics.
Mr Rudra Gamini de Zoysa Lower Hutt For services to the Sri Lankan community.
Mrs Judith Ann Dixon Hamilton For services to primary education.
Mr Simon Christopher Edwards Lower Hutt For services to journalism.
Mr Gerald James Ellott Waiheke Island For services to philately.
Mr Gerald Barnett Fell Longburn For services to the thoroughbred racing and breeding industry.
Dr Leslie Henry Galler Auckland For services to medicine.
Mr Anthony William Gilbert Alexandra For services to rugby and education.
Mrs Anne Stewart Gover Gore For services to education.
Mrs Patricia Anne Hanlen Tauranga For services to the community.
Mrs Margot Hart J.P. Auckland For services to the Citizens Advice Bureau and the community.
Dr Peter Keith Harwood Auckland For services to Māori and the community.
Mr Joseph Parata Hawke Auckland For services to Māori and the community.
Dr Ngapare Kaihina Hopa Hamilton For services to Māori.
Ms Whaearangi Rangi Inia Auckland For services to Māori and the community.
Mr Douglas Lloyd Jenkins Napier For services to design.
Mr James Anthony Jessep J.P. Blenheim For services to marine farming and the community.
Mr Ross William Jewell Auckland For services to business.
Mrs Dayle Elizabeth Mace Auckland For services to the arts and the community.
Mr John Russell McCormick Palmerston North For services to music, in particular jazz.
Mr Alma Edmond Mihaere Lower Hutt For services to Māori.
Mrs Hinewehi Mohi Auckland For services to Māori.
Mr Jeremy Ross Moon Wellington For services to business.
Dr Wendy Alison Nelson Wellington For services to the marine environment.
Ms Kilda Mori Northcott Dunedin For services to dance.
Dr Sally Pairman Dunedin For services to women's health.
Ms Molly Easther Lillian Pardoe Gisborne For services to Māori health.
Mr Peter Paul Posa Te Awamutu For services to entertainment.
Mr Michael Philip Shepherd Auckland For services to art.
Mr Crofton Roscoe Tait Auckland For services to land search and rescue.
Mr Cassidy Wehipeihana Tangaere Wellington For services to Māori language education.
Mr Robert Wayne Taylor Suva, Fiji For services to the New Zealand Customs Service.
Mr Robert Tilsley Tuakau For services to agriculture and the community.
Mr Andrew Moke Timoti Rotorua For services to touch rugby.
Mr Desmond Thomas Townson Manukau For services to yachting.
Mr Michael Cliff Tuffery Wellington For services to art.
Tuigamala Va'aiga Lealuga Tuigamala Ii Waitakere For services to rugby and the community.
Mrs Jennifer Anne Vernon J.P. Raglan For services to the community.
Colonel Timothy James Keating (R51834) Colonel's List, Royal New Zealand Army]]
Commander Peter Graeme Sullivan (R21543) Royal New Zealand Navy]]

Member - Honorary (MNZM)[edit]

Mr Manuel Franklin Herrera Montevideo, Uruguay For services to New Zealand–Uruguayan relations.

The Queen's Service Order (QSO)[edit]

Misatauveve Dr Melani Anae Auckland For services to the Pacific Islands community.
Mrs Gail Patricia Collingwood Nelson For services to local body affairs, women and the community.
The Honourable Brian John Donnelly Rarotonga For public services.
Ms Kathleen Jillian Dooley Manukau For services to special education.
Mrs Dianne Patricia Hale J.P. North Shore For services to local body affairs.
Mr Tione Haunui Ngaruawahia For services to Māori.
Ms Beverly Ann Magee Waitakere For services to local government and the environment.
Mr John Robert Martin Wellington For public services.
Ms Susan Leigh McLachlan Manukau For services to education.
Ms Marilyn Joy Quigley Kerikeri For public services.
Professor Ann Kathleen Richardson Christchurch For services to public health.
Mr John Struan Robertson Papakura For public services and services to local body affairs.
Dr Martin Joseph Sullivan Palmerston North For services to people with disabilities.
Mr Te Wano Walters Te Puke For services to Māori.

The Queen's Service Medal (QSM)[edit]

Mrs Shirley Ellen Alabaster Alexandra For services to the community.
Mrs Helen Marie Algar Oamaru For services to health and disability issues.
Miss Eleanor Joan Parehina Barton Hamilton For services to Māori and the community.
Mrs Phyllis Mabel Bawden Kohukohu For services to the community.
Mr Pembroke Peraniko Bird Murupara For services to education.
Mr David Boston Napier For services to music.
Mrs Shirley Margaret Bosworth Dunedin For services to the prevention of domestic violence.
Mrs Ann Elizabeth Carran Te Anau For services to conservation.
Mr Wayne Francis Carran Te Anau For services to conservation.
Mrs Jean Kathleen Chamberlain Otaki For services to the community.
Mr Hasmukh (Hari) Chhagan J.P. Rotorua For services to the Indian community and sport.
Squadron Leader Shane Andrew Cole Christchurch The New Zealand Cadet Forces. For services to the New Zealand Cadet Forces.
Mr Vincent Joseph Collins Auckland For services to the hospitality industry and the community.
Mrs Gladys Joan Coombe Te Aroha For services to the Order of St John and the community.
Mr Koroneihana Cooper J.P. Ngaruawahia For services to Māori.
Mr Joseph John Currie Nelson For services to the community.
Mrs Mary Elizabeth Dunnet J.P. Tirau For services to local body affairs and the community.
Paula Marie Enoka North Shore Constable, New Zealand Police. For services to the New Zealand Police.
Miss Ataga'i Esera Christchurch For services to the Pacific Islands community.
Ms Marie Therese Faith-Allen Warkworth For services to the Department of Corrections.
Mr David Alexander Field J.P. Rotorua For services to forestry and the community.
Brother Kieran Jeremiah Noel Oliver Garvey Wellington For services to prison chaplaincy.
Mr Donald Richard Gerrand Cambridge Chief Fire Officer, services to the New Zealand Fire Service.
Mrs Helen Louisa Gordon Taihape For services to music.
Mrs Elizabeth Sarah Grubb St Andrews For services to drama education and the community.
Mr David William Haddock Whakatane For services to the maritime industry and the community.
Mr Tamati Waka Tenene Heperi J.P. Hamilton For services to the community.
Dr Patricia Dorothy Hill Wellington For services to community health.
Mr Ian Sinclair Hogarth Whangarei For services to conservation and wildlife management.
Mr Rex Neville Hoskin Hastings For services to mountain safety.
Mrs Frances Mary Jessep Blenheim For services to the community.
Mr Peter John Kamstra Wanganui Lately Senior Sergeant, New Zealand Police. For services to the New Zealand Police.
Mrs Judith Ann Karaitiana J.P. Wanganui For services to the community.
Mr Dennis John Keall Lower Hutt For services to herpetology.
Philip Stephen Kirkham Auckland Detective Sergeant, New Zealand Police. For services to the New Zealand Police.
Mr Barry Leishman Lawrence Queenstown For services to local body affairs and the environment.
Mr David James Lawrence J.P. Waitakere For services to the community.
Mr Colin James Lawrie Levin Senior Station Officer, Levin to the New Zealand Fire Service.
Ms Janett Helene Leaf Kaikohe For services to the community.
Mrs Catherine May Mair Katikati For services to poetry and the community.
Dr Alan John Mangan Wanganui For services to medicine and health administration.
Mr Graham Gordon Mason Westport For services to brass bands.
Mr Alexander Ross Matheson J.P. Inglewood For services to the community.
Miss Jacqueline Imelda Mauriri Hawera For services to Māori.
Mr David Alan McKenzie Kaitaia Station Officer, Kaitaia to the New Zealand Fire Service.
Mr Michael Rereao Mohi Waipukurau For services to conservation.
Mrs Noreen Linda Moorhouse Whangarei For services to Māori and the community.
Mr Bernard William Murphy Stratford For services to sheep dog trials.
Mr Robin Anthony Ian Nairn Havelock North For services to the Anglican church and the community.
Ms Pratima Devi Nand J.P. Auckland For services to the Indian community.
Mrs Barbara Ann Olsen Cambridge For services to Māori.
Cushla Maree O'Shea Auckland Detective, New Zealand Police. For services to the New Zealand Police.
Mrs Rangi Anewa Parker Hamilton For services to historical research.
Captain (Retd) Malcolm James Pearson Lyttelton For services to yachting.
Mr Ronald Owen Pennell Waitakere Senior Volunteer Fire For services to the New Zealand Fire Service.
Mrs Avis Margaret Peterson Te Awamutu For services to the community.
Mr Edward Neill Pickard Christchurch For services to music, in particular jazz.
Mr Jeffrey Steven Rackley Nelson For services to sport and the community.
Mr Ian Garth Renall Carterton For services to the community.
Mrs Monica Bernadette Renwick Christchurch For services to education.
Mrs Elizabeth June Rock Reefton For services to health.
Mr Donald Sew Hoy Auckland For services to the Chinese community.
Mrs Jennie Sew Hoy Auckland For services to the Chinese community.
Mrs Shirley Muriel Spurr J.P. Waihi For services to the community.
Afioga Tagaloa Nua Su'A Christchurch For services to the Pacific Islands community.
Mr James Budd Swindells Te Kuiti For services to conservation.
Mrs Jean Fay Swindells Te Kuiti For services to conservation.
Mrs Sandra Christine Terewi J.P. Turakina For services to the community.
Mr Eric Arthur Thorpe Napier For services to music.
Ms Rhona Mary Thorpe Christchurch For services to migrant and refugee communities.
Mr Michael Featherston Toogood Hastings For services to helicopter ambulance services.
Lieutenant Colonel Graeme Taiuru Vercoe (Retired)]] Rotorua For public services.
Dr Michael Louis Vidulich Auckland For services to music.
The Reverend Janice Ann Wallace Pukekohe For services to mathematics education and the community.
Vaoga Mary Lelefua Watts Waitakere For services to the Pacific Islands community.
Mr Richard Keith Wright Blenheim For services to the community.
Mrs Sharon Mary Connolly Young Waitakere For services to the community.

The Queen's Service Medal - Honorary (QSM)[edit]

Mr William Frank Grubb St Andrews For services to music and the community.

Distinguished Service Decoration (DSD)[edit]

Squadron Leader Gregory John Burroughs (K91388) Royal New Zealand Air Force
Lieutenant Colonel Helen Joy Cooper (B759024) Royal New Zealand Army Logistic Regiment (The Duke York's Own)
Captain Michael Peter De Boer (C1006620) Corps of Royal New Zealand Engineers
Squadron Leader Timothy Richard Evans (U996677) Royal New Zealand Air Force
Squadron Leader Timothy Hopkins (T44890) Royal New Zealand Air Force
Warrant Officer Robert David Joseph Martelletti (F89061) Royal New Zealand Air Force.
Warrant Officer Weapon Technician Wayne Robert Morris (X22423) Royal New Zealand Navy
Major Christopher Gerard Mortiboy (E993443) Royal New Zealand Corps Signals

References[edit]

  1. ^ The United Kingdom:The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 58729. pp. 1–28. 14 June 2008.
  2. ^ a b Australia:"The Queen's Birthday 2009 Honours List". Government House of The Commonwealth of Australia. 
  3. ^ a b New Zealand:"The Queen's Birthday Honours 2008" (11 June 2008) 94 New Zealand Gazette 2561.
  4. ^ Barbados:The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 58730. pp. 29–30. 14 June 2008.
  5. ^ The Bahamas:The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 58731. pp. 31–32. 14 June 2008.
  6. ^ Grenada:The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 58732. pp. 33–34. 14 June 2008.
  7. ^ Papua New Guinea:The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 58733. pp. 35–38. 14 June 2008.
  8. ^ Solomon Islands:The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 58734. pp. 39–40. 14 June 2008.
  9. ^ Saint Lucia:The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 58735. pp. 41–42. 14 June 2008.
  10. ^ Belize:The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 58736. pp. 43–44. 14 June 2008.
  11. ^ a b Appointed a Commander of The Royal Victorian Order (CVO) in the UK list and a Companion of The New Zealand Order of Merit (CNZM) in the NZ list.

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