1937 Coronation Honours

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The 1937 Coronation Honours were awarded in honour of the coronation of George VI.[1]

Royal Honours[edit]

Order of the Thistle[edit]

Royal Victorian Chain[edit]

Royal Victorian Order (GCVO)[edit]

Order of the British Empire (GBE)[edit]

Privy Council[edit]





Knights/Ladies of the Order of the Garter (KG/LG)[edit]

Knights/Ladies of the Order of the Thistle (KT/LT)[edit]

Privy Counsellors[edit]



  • M. R. Ry. Diwan Bahadur Subbarayalu Kumaraswami Reddiyar Avargal, lately Minister for Education and Public Health to the Governor of Madras, Madras.
  • Rao Bahadur Chaudhuri Chhotu Ram, Member of the Punjab Legislative Assembly, Minister for Development to the Governor of the Punjab.
  • Idwal Geoffrey Lloyd, Esq., C.S.I., Indian Civil Service (retired), lately Member of the Executive Council of the Governor of Burma.
  • Robert Ernest Jack, Esq., Indian Civil Service,Puisne Judge of the High Court of Judicature at Fort William in Bengal.
  • Kenneth William Barlee, Esq., Barrister-at-Law, Indian Civil Service, Puisne Judge of the High Court of Judicature at Bombay,
  • John Gibb Thorn, Esq., D.S.O., M.C., Puisne Judge of the High Court of Judicature at Allahabad, United Provinces.
  • Frederick Louis Grille, Esq., Barrister-at-Law, Indian Civil Service, Puisne Judge of the High Court of Judicature at Nagpur, Central Provinces.
  • George Richard Frederick Tottenham, Esq., C.S.I., C.I.E., Indian Civil Service, lately Secretary to the Government of India in the Defence Department.
  • Theodore James Tasker, Esq., C.I.E., O.B.E., Indian Civil Service, Revenue and Police Member, His Exalted Highness the Nizam's Government, Hyderabad, Deccan.
  • Kenneth Mclntyre Kemp, Esq., Barrister-at-Law, J.P., Advocate-General, Bombay.
  • Brigadier Harold John Couchman, D.S.O., M.C., R.E., Surveyor-General of India.
  • John Nesbitt Gordon Johnson, Esq., C.S.I., C.I.E., Indian Civil Service, lately Chief Commissioner of Delhi.
  • Seth Haji Abdoola Haroon, Member of the Central Legislative Assembly, Merchant, Sind.
  • Colonel Arthur Olver, C.B., C.M.G., F.R.C.V.S., F.N.L, Royal Army Veterinary Corps (retired), Expert Adviser in Animal Husbandry to the Imperial Council of Agricultural Research.
  • Colonel Edward Hearle Cole, C.B., C.M.G., Indian Army (retired), Landlord, Okara Punjab.
  • Thomas Howard Elderton, Esq., Chairman, Calcutta Port Trust, Bengal.
  • Frank Birley, Esq., Member of the Madras Legislative Council, Director, Messrs. Best & Co., Ltd., Madras.
  • David Burnett Meek, Esq., C.I.E., O.B.E., Indian Educational Service, Indian Trade Commissioner in London.
  • Frank Herbert Brown, Esq., C.I.E., Honorary Secretary, East India Association, London.
  • Vivian Everard Donne Jarrad, Esq., Agent, Bengal-Nagpur Railway.
  • Narayan Vishvanath Mandlik, Esq., Advocate, Bombay.

Order of the Bath[edit]

Knights/Dames Grand Cross (GCB)[edit]



Knights/Dames Commander (KCB/DCB)[edit]



Companions (CB)[edit]



Order of Merit (OM)[edit]

Order of the Star of India[edit]

Knights Grand Commander (GCSI)[edit]

Knights Commander (KCSI)[edit]

Companions (CSI)[edit]

Order of St Michael and St George[edit]

Knights Grand Cross (GCMG)[edit]

  • Sir William Henry Clark, KCSI, KCMG – His Majesty's High Commissioner for Basutoland, the Bechuanaland Protectorate and Swaziland.
  • Sir Robert Randolph Garran, KCMG, KC. For public services in the Commonwealth of Australia.
  • The Right Honourable Sir Michael Myers, KCMG – Chief Justice, Dominion of New Zealand.

Knights Commander (KCMG)[edit]

  • Sir David Thomas Chadwick, CSI, CIE – Secretary of the Imperial Economic Committee and of the Executive Council of the Imperial Agricultural Bureaux.
  • The Honourable Sir Frederick Wollaston Mann, LLM – Lieutenant-Governor and Chief Justice of the State of Victoria.
  • Algernon Phillips Withiel Thomas – Emeritus Professor, Auckland University College, Dominion of New Zealand. For services to education.

Commanders (CMG)[edit]

Royal Victorian Order[edit]

Dames Grand Cross (GCVO)[edit]

Knights Grand Cross (GCVO)[edit]

Dames Commanders (DCVO)[edit]

Knights Commanders (KCVO)[edit]

Commanders (CVO)[edit]

Members of the Fourth Class (LVO)[edit]

  • Charles Lambert Bayne, Esq.
  • Miss Catherine Black, M.B.E., R.R.C.
  • Lieutenant the Honourable Thomas William Edward Coke.
  • Miss Rosina Davies, M.B.E., A.R.R.C.
  • Cyril Frederick Gamon, Esq.
  • Major Norman Wilmhurst Gwatkin.
  • Major George Frederick Thomas Hopkins, M.V.O., M.C.
  • Miss Cicely Howland, O.B.E.
  • Lionel Logue, Esq.
  • John Lowther, Esq.
  • Ivison Stevenson Macadam, Esq., C.B.E.
  • Charles Johns Mole, Esq., M.B.E.
  • Captain Hugh Donald Ross, M.C.
  • Captain Roy Dugdale Salmon, M.C.
  • Major Christopher Ronald Spear, M.C.
  • Henry Austin Strutt, Esq.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Edward John Patteson Travis Walker, O.B.E.

Members of the Fifth Class (MVO)[edit]

  • William Arthur Chadwick, Esq.
  • Alfred William Evans, Esq.
  • Miss Helen Louisa Gardiner.
  • Henry William Francis Godley, Esq.
  • William Rose Jarvis, Esq.
  • Joseph Walter Jones, Esq.
  • John Thomas Lincoln Kendle, Esq.
  • Herbert William Kirk, Esq.
  • Charles Philip Waters, Esq.

Order of the British Empire[edit]

Knight Grand Cross (GBE)[edit]

Military Division
Civil Division

Dame Grand Cross (GBE)[edit]

Civil Division

Dames Commanders (DBE)[edit]

Civil Division

Knights Commanders (KBE)[edit]

Military Division
  • Vice-Admiral Henry John Studholme Brownrigg, C.B., D.S.O.
  • Vice-Admiral James Murray Pipon, C.B., C.M.G., M.V.O., O.B.E. (Retired).
  • Major-General Horace de Courcy Martelli, C.B., D.S.O., late Royal Artillery, Lieutenant-Governor and Commanding The Troops, Jersey District.
  • Major-General Edward Nicholson Broadbent, C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O., late The King's Own Scottish Borderers, Lieutenant-Governor-and Commanding The Troops, Guernsey and Alderney District.
  • Major-General William James Norman Cooke-Collis, C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O., late The Royal Ulster Rifles, General Officer Commanding Northern Ireland District.
  • Major-General Andrew Jameson McCulloch, C.B., D.S.O., D.C.M., Colonel, The Highland Light Infantry - (City of Glasgow Regiment), Commander, 52nd (Lowland) Division, Scottish Command, late General Officer Commanding the Troops, Malta.
  • Air Vice-Marshal Alfred William Iredell, C.B., M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., K.H.P., Royal Air Force.
Civil Division

Commanders (CBE)[edit]

Officers (OBE)[edit]

Members (MBE)[edit]