1914 New Year Honours

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The New Year Honours 1914 were appointments by King George V to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by members of the British Empire. They were announced on 2 January 1914.[1][2]

Order of the Bath[edit]

Knight Grand Cross (GCB)[edit]

Military Division

Knight Commander (KCB)[edit]

Military Division
Civil Division

Companion (CB)[edit]

Military Division
  • Vice-Admiral James Startin.
  • Rear-Admiral Henry Loftus Tottenham.
  • Captain Hubert Grant-Dalton, R.N.
  • Captain Richard Fortescue Phillimore, M.V.O., R.N.
  • Brigadier-General Charles Henry Kennedy, Commandant R.M.L.I.
  • Major-General Percival Spearman Wilkinson.
  • Surgeon-General Harold Hathaway, Deputy Director of Medical Services, India.
  • Colonel (temporary Brigadier-General) Wellesley Lynedoch Henry Paget, M.V.O., Commanding Royal Artillery, 6th Division, Irish Command.
  • Colonel (temporary Brigadier-General) Arthur Binny Scott, D.S.O., Commanding Royal Artillery, India.
  • Colonel (temporary Brigadier-General) Frederic Manley Glubb, D.S.O., Chief Engineer, Southern Command.
  • Colonel (temporary Brigadier-General) Henry Sinclair Home, Inspector of Royal Horse and Royal Field Artillery.
  • Colonel (temporary Brigadier-General) Charles James Briggs, Brigade Commander, 1st Cavalry Brigade, Aldershot Command.
  • Colonel Tom Evelyn O'Leary, General Staff Officer, 1st Grade, India.
  • Brevet Colonel George Handcock Thesiger, C.M.G., Rifle Brigade.
  • Colonel (temporary Brigadier-General) Sidney Selden Long, Director of Supplies and Quartering, War Office.
  • Colonel (temporary Brigadier-General) William Arthur Watson, C.I.E., Indian Army, Commandant, Cavalry School, Saugor.
  • Colonel Walter Sinclair Delamain, D.S.O., Indian Army, Assistant Adjutant-General, Army Headquarters, India.
  • Colonel Vere Bonamy Fane, Indian Army, Commandant, 21st Punjabis.
  • Colonel (temporary Brigadier-General) Offley Bohun Stovin Fairless Shore, D.S.O., Indian Army, Director of Staff Duties and Military Training, Army Headquarters, India.
  • Colonel Harry Triscott Brooking, Indian Army, General Staff Officer, 1st Grade.
  • Brevet Major Hugh Montague Trenchard, D.S.O., Royal Scots Fusiliers, Assistant Commandant, Central Flying School, Royal Flying Corps.
  • Major John Duncan Bertie Fulton, Royal Artillery, Chief Inspector, Inspection Department, Royal Flying Corps.
Civil Division
  • Captain Allan Frederick Everett, R.N.
  • Captain Godfrey Marshall Paine, M.V.O., R.N.
  • Captain Sydney Stewart Hall, R.N.
  • Captain Hugh Dudley Richards Watson, M.V.O., R.N.
  • Captain Murray Fraser Sueter, R.N.
  • Commander Roger Roland Charles Backhouse, R.N.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Castleman Castleman-Smith, Commanding 3rd Battalion, The Dorsetshire Regiment.
  • Major Aston M'Neill Cooper Cooper-Key, Chief Inspector of Explosives, Home Office.
  • George Cunningham, Esq., Private Secretary to the Lord President of the Council.
  • William Temple Franks, Esq., Comptroller-General of Patents, Designs, and Trade Marks.
  • Hugh William Orange, Esq., C.I.E., Accountant-General, Board of Education.
  • Frederick James Willis, Esq., Assistant Secretary, Local Government Board.

Order of Merit[edit]

Order of the Star of India[edit]

Knight Commander (KCSI)[edit]

  • Syed Ali Imam, Esq., C.S.I., an Ordinary Member of the Council of the Governor-General of India.
  • Duncan Colvin Baillie, Esq., C.S.I., Member of the Board of Revenue, United Provinces of Agra and Oudh.

Companion (CSI)[edit]

  • Behari Lai Gupta, Esq., Indian Civil Service (retired), Minister of the Baroda State.
  • Henry Wheeler, Esq., C.I.E., Indian Civil Service, Secretary to the Government of India in the Home Department, and an Additional Member of the Council of the Governor-General for making Laws and Regulations.
  • Francis Welles Newmarch, Esq., Secretary, Financial Department, India Office.

Order of Saint Michael and Saint George[edit]

Knight Grand Cross (GCMG)[edit]

Knight Commander (KCMG)[edit]

Companion (CMG)[edit]

Order of the Indian Empire[edit]

Companion (CIE)[edit]

  • Hugh Edward Clerk, Esq., India Public Works Department, Joint Secretary to the Government of Madras, Public Works Department, Irrigation Branch, and an Additional Member of the Council of the Governor of Fort St. George for making Laws and Regulations.
  • Percy James Mead, Esq., Indian Civil Service, Collector and District Magistrate, Ahmednagar, Bombay Presidency.
  • Deba Prosad Sarbadhikari, LL.D., M.A., an Additional Member of the Council of the Governor of Bengal for making Laws and Regulations.
  • Frank Charles Daly, Esq., Indian Police, Officiating Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Crime, and Railways, Bengal.
  • Khan Bahadur Mir Shams Shah, I.S.O., Baluchistan Provincial Service, Political Adviser to His Highness the Khan of Kalat.
  • Haji Bukhsh Ellahie, of Delhi.
  • Frank Edwin Gwyther, Esq., India Public Works Department, Chief Engineer and Secretary, Irrigation Branch, Public Works Department, Punjab.
  • James Gargrave Covernton, Esq., M.A., Indian Educational Service, Director of Public Instruction, Burma,
  • Louis Eveleigh Bawtree Cobden-Ramsay, Esq., Indian Civil Service, Political Agent, Orissa Feudatory States, Bihar and Orissa.
  • William Pell Barton, Esq., Indian Civil Service, Officiating Judicial Commissioner, North-West Frontier Province.
  • George Batley Scott, Esq., Survey of India Department (retired).
  • Rao Bahadur Rangnath Narsingh Mudholkar, of Amraoti, Berar, Advocate of the High Court, Central Provinces and Berar.
  • Major Charles Bliss, Indian Army, Commandant, Naga Hills Military Police Battalion, Assam.
  • Hebbalalu Velpanur Nanjundayya, Esq., M.A., Councillor, Mysore State.
  • Major James Currie Robertson, M.B., Indian Medical Service, Sanitary Commissioner with the Government of India, and an Additional Member of the Council of the Governor-General for making Laws and Regulations.
  • William Sinclair Marris, Esq., Indian Civil Service, Magistrate and Collector of Aligarh, United Provinces of Agra and Oudh.
  • George Frederick Buckley, Esq., Deputy Commissioner, Northern India Salt Revenue Department.
  • Major John Dalrymple Edgar Holmes, D.Sc., M.A., M.R.C.V.S., Indian Civil Veterinary Department, Imperial Bacteriologist in charge of the Veterinary Laboratory at Muktesar.
  • Rao Bahadur Raghunath Venkaji Sabnis, Dewan, Kolhapur State.

Royal Victorian Order[edit]

Knight Commander (KCVO)[edit]

Commander (CVO)[edit]

Member, 4th Class[edit]

Member, 5th Class[edit]


  1. ^ "No. 28788". The London Gazette (Supplement). 1 January 1914. pp. 1–6. 
  2. ^ "No. 12630". The Edinburgh Gazette. 2 January 1914. pp. 7–11.