1943 New Year Honours

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The 1943 New Year Honours were appointments by King George VI to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of the United Kingdom and British Empire. They were announced on 29 December 1942.[1][2][3]

The recipients of honours are displayed here as they were styled before their new honour.

United Kingdom and British Empire[edit]


Privy Counsellor[edit]

  • Richard Kidston Law, Esq, M.P., Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Foreign Office; Member of Parliament for South-West Hull since 1931.
  • Osbert Peake, Esq., M.P., Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office. Member of Parliament for North Leeds since 1929.
  • William Whiteley, Esq., M.P., Joint Parliamentary Secretary, H.M. Treasury. Member of Parliament for the Blaydon Division of Durham, 1922-1931, and since 1935.


Knight Bachelor[edit]

  • Thomas Baxter, Esq., Chairman of the Milk Marketing Board for England and Wales.
  • Gerald Francis Carter, O.B.E., Principal Assistant Solicitor, Office of H.M. Procurator General and Treasury Solicitor.
  • Professor John Harold Clapham, C.B.E., Litt.D., F.B.A., Vice-Provost of King's College, Cambridge, President of the British Academy.
  • Fred Clarke, M.A., Litt.D., Professor of Education, University of London.
  • Walter Palmer Cobbett, C.B.E. For public services in Manchester.
  • Major Jack Benn Brunel Cohen, Honorary Treasurer of the British Legion.
  • Alderman John Edward Daw, J.P., Chairman of the Devon County Council. For services to Civil Defence.
  • Alexander Dunbar, Controller General, Ministry of Aircraft Production.
  • Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, F.R.S., Professor of Chemical Technology, Imperial College of Science and Technology. Joint Secretary of the Royal Society.
  • Frank Minshull Elgood, C.B.E., F.R.I.B.A., Chairman of the Executive Board and Honorary Treasurer of the Church Army.
  • Clifford Henry Figg, Business Adviser to the Secretary of State for the Colonies.
  • Archibald Finlayson Forbes, Deputy Secretary, Ministry of Aircraft Production.
  • William Kenrick Gibbons, C.B., Principal Clerk, Public Bill Office, and Clerk of the Fees, House of Commons.
  • Edwin Savory Herbert, Director, Postal and Telegraph Censorship Department, Ministry of Information.
  • Summers Hunter, Managing Director of the North-Eastern Marine Engineering Company (1938) Limited. Regional Director (Merchant Shipbuilding and Repairs), North-East of England.
  • Alderman George Kenning, J.P. For public services in Derbyshire.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Hoël Llewellyn, D.S.O., D.L., Chief Constable of Wiltshire.
  • Professor Stanley Robert Marchant, C.V.O., D.Mus., F.R.A.M., F.R.C.M., F.R.C.O., Principal of the Royal Academy of Music.
  • Ralph Ismay Metcalfe, Esq., Director, Tanker Division, Ministry of War Transport.
  • William Murray Morrison, Esq., M.Inst.C.E., M.I.E.E., Vice-Chairman and Managing Director, British Aluminium Company Limited.
  • George Horatio Nelson, Esq., M.I.E.E., M.I.Mech.E., Chairman and Managing Director, English Electric Company Limited. For services to the Ministry of Aircraft Production and to the Ministry of Supply.
  • Frank Nicholson, C.B.E., D.L., Chairman of Sunderland Local Employment Committee.
  • Cecil Oakes, C.B.E., Clerk of the East Suffolk County Council.
  • Captain Arthur Lewis Owens, R.D., R.N.R. (Retd.), Master, Merchant Navy.
  • Frank Platt, Esq., Cotton Controller, Ministry of Supply.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel John Murray Reddie, C.B., J.P., D.L., Secretary, Council of County Territorial Associations. Vice-Chairman and Secretary of the Council of Voluntary War Work.
  • Henry Ridpath, General Trade Adviser, Ministry of Food.
  • Frederick James Sparks, Town Clerk and Air Raid Precautions Controller, Portsmouth.
  • William Arthur Stanier, M.I.Mech.E., Chief Mechanical Engineer, London, Midland and Scottish Railway Company.
  • Arthur Stiebel, Chief Registrar in Bankruptcy, High Court of Justice.
  • William Miles Webster Thomas, D.F.C., Vice-Chairman, Morris Motors Limited.
  • Captain Thomas Watt, J.P., D.L., lately Convener of Lanark County Council.
  • Arthur Benedict Winder, J.P., Director and General Manager, the English Steel Corporation Limited.
  • Johnstone Wright, M.Inst.C.E., M.I.E.E., Chief Engineer, Central Electricity Board.



  • Diwan Bahadur Samuel Ebenezer Ranganathan, Adviser to the Secretary of State for India.
  • The Honourable Mr Justice Dalip Singh, Puisne Judge of the High Court of Judicature at Lahore, Punjab.
  • The Honourable Mr Justice George Douglas McNair, M.B.E., Puisne Judge of the High Court of Judicature at Fort William in Bengal.
  • The Honourable Mr Justice Vere Mockett, Barrister-at-Law, M.B.E., Puisne Judge of the High Court of Judicature at Fort St George, Madras.
  • John Francis Sheehy, C.S.I., Indian Civil Service, Senior Member, Central Board of Revenue, and Additional Secretary to the Government of India in the Finance Department.
  • Rustom Pestonji Masani, J.P., Provincial Leader, National War Front, Bombay and lately Vice-Chancellor, University of Bombay.
  • Robert Ecklin Marriott, General Manager, East Indian Railway, Calcutta.
  • Arthur Cecil Griffin, O.B.E., General Manager, North-Western Railway, Lahore.
  • Gerald Snowdon Butler, C.I.E., Deputy Director-General (Armaments Production), Directorate-General, Munitions Production, Department of Supply, Government of India.
  • James Rennie Izat, V.D., Agent and General Manager, Bengal and North-Western Railway and Rohilkhand and Kumaon Railway, Gorakhpur, United Provinces.
  • Archibald Douglas Gordon, C.I.E., Indian Police, Civil Security Adviser to General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Army, and lately Inspector-General of Police, Bengal.
  • Stanley Herbert Howard, Indian Forest Service, Inspector-General of Forests and President, Forest Research. Institute, Dehra Dun.
  • Brigadier Edward Oliver Wheeler, M.C., R.E., Surveyor-General of India.
  • Maharaj Shri Ajit Singhji, Councillor to His Highness the Maharaja of Jodhpur, Rajputana.
  • Jnanendra Chandra Ghosh, D.Sc., Director, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
  • Gerald Hassall Hodgson, Member of the Legislative, Council, Managing Director, Messrs Parry & Company Limited, Madras.
  • Francis Low, Editor, Times of India, Bombay.
  • Lala Padampat Singhania, Industrialist, Cawnpore, United Provinces.


  • The Honourable Mr Justice Herbert Francis Dunkley, Barrister-at-Law, Judge, High Court of Judicature and Legal Adviser to the Governor of Burma.
  • U Htoon Aung Gyaw, Barrister-at-Law, Minister of Finance to the Governor of Burma.

Colonies, Protectorates, etc.

Order of the Bath[edit]

Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath (KCB)[edit]

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

Military Division

  • Vice-Admiral Percy W. Nelles, Royal Canadian Navy
  • Rear-Admiral Charles Edward Barrington Simeon.
  • Rear-Admiral Frank Henderson Pegram, D.S.O.
  • Rear-Admiral Louis Henry Keppel Hamilton, D.S.O.
  • Acting Rear-Admiral George Hector Creswell, D.S.O., D.S.C.
  • Engineer Rear-Admiral Gerald George Percy Burt.
  • Paymaster Rear-Admiral William Evelyn Hatten Jolly.
  • Colonel Second Commandant (Brevet Colonel) (Acting Major General) Robin Hasluck Campbell, M.C.
  • Lieutenaht-General Sir Noel Monson de la Poer Beresford-Peirse, K.B.E., D.S.O., late Royal Artillery.
  • Major-General Robert Cotton Money, M.C., late The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles).
  • Major-General Eric Grant Miles, D.S.O., M.C., late The King's Own Scottish Borderers.
  • Major-General Charles John Stuart King, C.B.E., late Royal Engineers.
  • Major-General John Alexander Manifold, D.S.O., M.B., K.H.P., late Royal Army Medical Corps.
  • Major-General Reginald Henry Lorie, C.B.E., late The Royal Ulster Rifles.
  • Major-General Ian Stanley Ord Playfair, D.S.O., M.C., late Royal Engineers.
  • Major-General John Ledlie Inglis Hawkesworth, C.B.E., late The East Yorkshire Regiment (The Duke of York's Own).
  • Major-General John Edward Utterson-Kelso, D.S.O., O.B.E., M.C., late The Royal Scots Fusiliers.
  • Major-General Leslie Hamlyn Williams, M.C., late Royal Army Ordnance Corps.
  • Major-General (acting Lieutenant-General) Alexander Frank Philip Christison, M.C., late The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders.
  • Major-General Harry Willans, C.B.E., D.S.O., M.C., T.D., Territorial Army.
  • Qolonel (temporary Major-General) Leslie Gordon Phillips, C.B.E., M.C., late Royal Corps of Signals.
  • Colonel (temporary Major-General) Frederick Arthur Montague Browning, D.S.O., late Grenadier Guards.
  • Colonel (temporary Major-General) Robert Frederick Edward Whittaker, O.B.E., T.D., late Royal Artillery.
  • Major-General George Ledsam Seymour Hawkins, M.C., Indian Army.
  • Major-General Charles Reginald Cambridge Lane, M.C., Indian Army.
  • Major-General Gerald Michael Fitzgerald, M.C., Indian Army.
  • Colonel (temporary Brigadier) Frederick Cromie de Butts, D.S.O., M.C., Indian Army.
  • Lieutenant-General Vernon Ashton Hobart Sturdee, C.B.E., D.S.O., Australian Military Forces.
  • Air Vice-Marshal Hugh Vivian Champion de Crespigny, M.C., D.F.C.
  • Air Vice-Marshal the Hon. Ralph Alexander Cochrane, C.B.E., A.F.C.
  • Air Vice-Marshal Ronald Graham, C.B.E., D.S.O., D.S.C., D.F.C.
  • Air Vice-Marshal Alfred Samuel Morris, O.B.E.
  • Air Vice-Marshal George Clark Pirie, C.B.E., M.C., D.F.C.
  • Air Vice-Marshal Robert Peel Willock.
  • Acting Air Vice-Marshal Geoffrey Rhodes Bromet, C.B.E., D.S.O.
  • Acting Air Vice-Marshal Arthur John Capel, D.S.O., D.F.C.
  • Acting Air Vice-Marshal Matthew Brown Frew, D.S.O., M.C., D.F.C.
  • Acting Air Vice-Marshal Douglas Harries, A.F.C.
  • Air Commodore John Walter Cordingley, C.B.E.
  • Air Commodore John Charles Quinnell, D.F.C.

Civil Division

  • Honorary Colonel Edward Hoblyn Warren Bolitho, D.S.O., President, Territorial Army Association of the County of Cornwall.
  • Honorary Colonel Francis John Carruthers, President, Territorial Army Association of the County of Dumfries.
  • Brevet-Colonel Henry Morris Pryce-Jones, D.S.O., M.V.O., M.C., D.L., Secretary, Territorial Army and Air Force Association of the County of London.
  • Air Commodore Alfred Drummond Warrington-Morris, C.M.G., O.B.E. (Retd.), Commandant of the Royal Observer Corps from 1 March 1936, to 24 June 1942.
  • Cyril Augustine Birtchnell, Esq., Principal Assistant Secretary, Ministry of War Transport.
  • Richard Basil Cross, Esq., O.B.E., Principal Assistant Secretary, Ministry of Health.
  • George Henry Henderson, Esq., Deputy Secretary, Department of Health for Scotland.
  • Herbert John Hutchinson, Esq., C.B.E., Under-Secretary, Raw Materials Department, Ministry of Supply.
  • Henry Dashwood Stucley Leake, Esq., Chief Charity Commissioner.
  • Harold Parker, Esq., M.C., Deputy Secretary, Ministry of Pensions.
  • Louis George Stanley Reynolds, Esq., C.B.E., Assistant Under-Secretary of State, Air Ministry.
  • William George Stevens, Esq., Principal Assistant Secretary, Ministry of Aircraft Production.
  • Edward Stephen Wood, Esq., Director of Stores, Admiralty. ,
  • John Harold Edmund Woods, Esq., M.V.O., Principal Assistant Secretary, H.M. Treasury.

Order of Merit (OM)[edit]

Order of the Star of India[edit]

Knight Commander of the Order of the Star of India (KCSI)[edit]

  • Sir Thomas Guthrie Russell, K.C.I.E., Director-General, Munitions Production, Department of Supply, Government of India.
  • Lieutenant-General Cyril Dupre Noyes, C.B., C.I.E., M.C., Indian Army, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, North-Western Army.

Companion of the Order of the Star of India (CSI)[edit]

  • Major-General Heeraji Jehangir Manookjee Cursetjee, D.S.O., K.H.S., Indian Medical Service, Deputy Director of Medical Services, Headquarters, North-Western Army.
  • James Birch Brown, Esq., C.I.E., Indian Civil Service, Member, Board of Revenue, Madras.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Clive Kirkpatrick Daly, C.I.E., Indian Political Service, Resident for Baroda and the Gujarat States.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel William Rupert Hay, C.I.E., Indian Political Service, Revenue and Judicial Commissioner, Baluchistan, and lately Officiating Political Resident in the Persian Gulf.
  • Anthony St George Lyster, Esq., Indian Service of Engineers, Chief Engineer and Secretary to the Government of-the Punjab in the Public Works Department, Irrigation Branch.
  • Arthur Allen Waugh, Esq., C.I.E., Indian Civil Service, War Production Commissioner and Secretary to the Government of the United Provinces in the Industries and Excise Departments.

Order of St Michael and St 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]

  • Robert Hamilton Bruce Lockhart, Esq., Director-General, Political Warfare Executive.
  • Colonel (local Brigadier) Stewart Graham Menzies, C.B., D.S.O., M.C., late The Life Guards. For official services.
  • Sigismund David Waley, Esq., C.B., M.C., Under Secretary, H.M. Treasury.
  • John Humphrey Wise, Esq., C.B.E., Indian Civil Service, Counsellor to the Governor of Burma.
  • Sir Edward St John Jackson, K.B.E., lately Lieutenant-Governor, Malta.
  • Charles Joseph Jeffries, Esq., C.M.G., O.B.E., an Assistant Under Secretary of State, Colonial Office.
  • Charles Campbell Woolley, Esq., C.M.G., O.B.E., M.C., Governor and Commander-in-Chief, Cyprus.
  • Godfrey Digby Napier Haggard, Esq., C.M.G., O.B.E., His Majesty's Consul-General at New York.
  • George William Rendel, Esq., C.M.G., His Majesty's Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Yugoslav Government in London.

Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG)[edit]

  • William Boyd, Esq., C.B.E., Deputy Representative of the Ministry of War Transport in the United States of America.
  • The Honourable Thomas Henry Brand, Chief Executive Officer on the British side of the Combined Production and Resources Board in Washington.
  • Henry Albert Jones, Esq., M.C., Senior Administrative Officer, United Kingdom Air Liaison Mission, Ottawa.
  • John Ashwell Stirling, Esq., O.B.E., Assistant Secretary, Board of Trade. Representative of the Department in Washington.
  • Colonel Frank Charles George Twinn, lately Director of Postal Services (now Regional Director, South Western Region), General Post Office.
  • Richard Gordon Bathgate Prescott, Esq., O.B.E., Officiating Inspector-General of Police, Burma.
  • Peter Alexander Clutterbuck, Esq., M.C., Acting Assistant Under Secretary of State, Dominions Office.
  • The Honourable Thomas Murdoch, President of the Legislative Council, State of Tasmania.
  • The Honourable Robert Clarkson Tredgold, K.C., Minister of Justice and Defence, Southern Rhodesia.
  • Donald Yates, Esq., M.C., a leading metallurgist in the State of South Australia.
  • John Vionee Alexander, Esq., Chairman of Aden Settlement and Chairman of Aden Port Trust.
  • Commander John Hinton Carrow, D.S.C., R.N. (Retd.), Colonial Administrative Service, Senior Resident, Nigeria.
  • Gerald Hallen Creasy, Esq., O.B.E., an Assistant Secretary, Colonial Office.
  • Robert Edward Harold Crosbie, Esq., O.B.E., Colonial Administrative Service, District Commissioner, Palestine.
  • Edward Trevor Dyson, Esq., Colonial Administrative Service, Officer of Class I, Grade I, Ceylon Civil Service.
  • Stanley Alfred Andrew Hammond, Esq., Educational Adviser to the Comptroller for Development and Welfare in the West Indies.
  • John Edward Stewart Lamb, Esq., Colonial Administrative Service, Provincial Commissioner, Tanganyika Territory.
  • Edgar Laurent, Esq., M.D. For public services in Mauritius.
  • John Walker Macgillivray, Esq., O.B.E., Colonial Survey Service, lately Director of Surveys and Sub-Intendant of Crown Lands, Trinidad.
  • Paymaster Lieutenant George Beresford Stooke, R.N. (Retd.), Colonial Administrative Service, Chief Secretary, Northern Rhodesia.
  • Hugh Fortescue Moresby White, Esq., Colonial Administrative Service, Senior Resident, Nigeria.
  • Mustafa Fuad Ziai Bey, Colonial Legal Service, Puisne Judge, Gold Coast.
  • William John Davies, Esq., O.B.E., formerly His Majesty's Consul-General at Kobe.
  • William Alfred Milner Doll, Esq., formerly Adviser to the Siamese Ministry of Finance.
  • Hugh Alexander Ford, Esq., His Majesty's Consul-General at Boston.
  • Captain Alan Hillgarth, O.B.E., R.N. (retired), Naval Attaché at His Majesty's Embassy at Madrid.
  • Alfred Dilwyn Knox, Esq. For services to the Foreign Office.
  • John Helier Le Rougetel, Esq., M.C., Counsellor in His Majesty's Diplomatic Service.
  • Edgar William Light, Esq., M.V.O., O.B.E., Assistant in the Treaty Department, Foreign Office.
  • Terence Allen Shone, Esq., Minister Plenipotentiary at His Majesty's Embassy at Cairo.
  • Brigadier George Thexton Wards, O.B.E., until recently Military Attaché at His Majesty's Embassy at Tokyo.

Honorary CMG

Order of the Indian Empire[edit]

Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Indian Empire (GCIE)[edit]

  • Sir Maurice Garnier Hallett, K.C.S.I, C.I.E., Governor of the United Provinces.

Knight Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire (KCIE)[edit]

  • Maharana Shri Jorawarsinhji Pratapsinjhi, Raja of Sant.
  • Lieutenant-General Clarence August Bird, C.B., D.S.O., British Service, Master-General of the Ordnance in India.
  • Sir Bijoy Prasad Singh Roy, Bengal.

Companion of the Order of the Indian Empire (CIE)[edit]

  • Malcolm Ogilvie Carter, Esq., M.C., Indian Civil Service, Civil Liaison Officer, Eastern Army, and lately Secretary to the Governor of Bengal.
  • Santdas Khushiram Kirpalani, Esq., Indian Civil Service, Joint Secretary to the Government of India in the Department of Supply.
  • Colonel (Acting Major-General) Douglas Stuart, O.B.E., Indian Army, lately Brigadier, General Staff, Eastern Army.
  • Archibald Corrie Macnabb MacLeod, Esq., Indian Civil Service, Commissioner, Jullundur Division, Punjab.
  • Pendyala Satyanarayana Rau, Esq., Indian Civil Service, Commissioner (Officiating), Nagpur Division, Central Provinces and Berar.
  • Colonel (Temporary Brigadier) William Horatio Happell, Indian Army, Judge Advocate-General in India.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Cotter, M.B., B.Ch., D.P.H., Indian Medical Service, Public Health Commissioner with the Government of India.
  • Colonel (Temporary Brigadier) Edward McGuinness, Royal Army Ordnance Corps, Director of Mechanization, Master-General of the Ordnance Branch, General Headquarters, India.
  • Eric Ingoldby, Esq., Chief Controller of Standardisation, Railway Board, Government of India.
  • Colonel (Temporary Brigadier) James Dunbar MacKenzie, Indian Army, Commander, Quetta Area.
  • Commodore Arthur Rullion Rattray, Royal Indian Navy.
  • Joseph Maurice Sladen, Esq., J.P., Indian Civil Service, Secretary to the Government of Bombay in the Home Department.
  • John Augustus Samuel, Esq., Barrister-at-Law, Secretary to the Government of Bihar in the Legislative Department.
  • Reginald Trevor Jones, Esq., M.C., Indian Service of Engineers, Chief Engineer and Secretary to the Government of the Punjab in the Public Works Department, Buildings and Roads Branch.
  • Ernest Clement Wood, Esq., Indian Civil Service, Secretary to the Government of Madras in the Education and Public Health Department.
  • Arthur Finch Perrott, Esq., Indian Police, Inspector-General of Police, North-West Frontier Province.
  • Richard Percyvale Ward, Esq., M.C., D.F.C., Indian Civil Service, Civil Liaison Officer for Orissa at Eastern Army Headquarters.
  • Percival Vincent Chance, Esq., Indian Service of Engineers, Chief Engineer, Central Provinces and Berar.
  • John Herbert Thomas, Esq., F.I.A., Superintendent of Insurance with the Government of India.
  • Sorab Nanabhoy Moos, Esq., Indian Educational Service, Director of Public Instruction, Bombay.
  • Frederic William Kidd, Esq., Indian Police, Deputy Director, Intelligence Bureau, Home Department, Government of India.
  • Chikballapur Venkata Srinivasa Rao, Esq., Indian Audit and Accounts Service, Director of Audit, Defence Services, India.
  • Percy James Edmunds, Esq., Chief Engineer, Posts and Telegraphs, Government of India.
  • Arthur Mitford Sims, Esq., Chief Engineer, North-Western Railway, Lahore.
  • Rao Bahadur Bhagavathulu Viswanath, Officiating Director, Imperial Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi.
  • Colonel Kendal Ferguson Franks, D.S.O., Indian Army (retired), Assistant Director of Recruiting, Southern Area.
  • Colonel Reginald Hugh Penrose-Welstead, Indian Army (retired), lately Director of Farms, General Headquarters, India.
  • Thomas Blandford Jameson, Esq., M.C., Indian Civil Service, Magistrate and Collector, Chittagong, Bengal.
  • Christopher Gimson, Esq., Indian Civil Service, Political Agent in Manipur, Assam.
  • Eric de Vere Moss, Esq., Indian Civil Service, Magistrate and Collector, Gorakhpur, United Provinces.
  • Krishna Prasada, Esq., J.P., Indian Civil Service, Postmaster-General, Bengal and Assam Circle, Calcutta.
  • Nagendra Bhusan Baksi, Esq., Indian Civil Service, Magistrate and Collector, Monghyr, Bihar.
  • Major Arthur John Dring, Indian Political Service, Political Agent, South Waziristan, North-West Frontier Province.
  • Hugh Tufnell-Barrett, Esq., Indian Civil Service, Deputy Secretary to the Government of India in the Department of Labour.
  • Kumar Padma Sivasankara Menon, Esq., Indian Political Service, Dewan of Bharatpur State, Rajputana.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Geoffrey Edleston Wheeler, Indian Army, Publicity Officer (Foreign), Government of India.
  • Robert Anderson MacGregor, Esq., Chief Metallurgist, Department of Supply, Calcutta.
  • Herbert James Thom, Esq., M.C., Indian Police, Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Criminal Investigation Department, United Provinces.
  • James Taylor Alexander, Esq., Secretary and Treasurer, Imperial Bank of India, Madras.
  • Geoffrey Steele Henderson, Esq., Landholder, Thar Parkar District, Sind.
  • Alec Houghton Joyce, Esq., O.B.E., Adviser on Publicity Questions, India Office.
  • Nyapathi Madhava Rau, Esq., Dewan and ex-officio President of the Council, Mysore State.

Royal Victorian Order[edit]

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

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

  • Lieutenant-Colonel Humphrey Butler, M.V.O., M.C.
  • The Reverend Arthur Rose Fuller, M.V.O., M.A.
  • Colonel Dermot McMorrough Kavanagh.
  • Major Louis William Howard Kerr, C.M.G., M.V.O., O.B.E.
  • Charles Sculthorpe Morris, Esq., M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., L.D.S.
  • Edgar Stanley Roper, Esq., M.V.O.
  • Henry Austin Strutt, Esq., M.V.O.

Member of the Royal Victorian Order (MVO)[edit]

  • David Ovens Drummond, Esq., J.P.
  • Ronald Montague Joseph Harris, Esq.
  • Captain James John William Herbertson, O.B.E.
  • John Robert Kennedy, Esq., M.B., C.M.
  • Superintendent Hugh Joseph Ross Cameron, Metropolitan Police.
  • Reginald Norman Tyrrell, Esq.

Order of the British Empire[edit]

Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire (GBE)[edit]

Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE)[edit]

Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE)[edit]

  • Admiral Arthur John Davies, C.B. (Retired).
  • Vice-Admiral Malcolm Lennon Goldsmith, D.S.O. (Retired).
  • Vice-Admiral James Andrew Gardiner Troup, C.B. (Retired).
  • Lieutenant-General Desmond Francis Anderson, C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O., Colonel, The East Yorkshire Regiment (The Duke of York's Own).
  • Honorary Major-General Henry Letheby Tidy, F.R.C.P., late Royal Army Medical Corps.
  • Acting Air Marshal John Eustace Arthur Baldwin, C.B., C.B.E., D.S.O.
  • Sir Amos Lowrey Ayre, O.B.E., Director of Merchant Shipbuilding, Admiralty.
  • William Leitch, Esq., C.B., Deputy Secretary, Ministry of Works and Planning.
  • Frank Aubrey Newsam, Esq., C.V.O., M.C., Deputy Under Secretary of State, Home Office.
  • Eric Bourne Bentinck Speed, Esq., M.C., Joint Permanent Under Secretary of State, War Office.
  • Sir Frederick Joseph West, C.B.E., M.Inst.C.E., M.I.Mech.E., J.P., Chairman, North Western Training Committee, Ministry of Labour and National Service.
  • Clifford Edward Heathcote-Smith, Esq., C.M.G., C.B.E., His Majesty's Consul-General at Alexandria.
  • The Honourable Sir Alexander Fraser Russell, Chief Justice of Southern Rhodesia.
  • Arthur Atkinson Bruce, Esq., M.C., General Manager, Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation Ltd., Burma.
  • Allan Wolsey Cardinall, Esq., C.M.G., Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the Falkland Islands and its Dependencies.

Order of the Companions of Honour (CH)[edit]

Kaisar-i-Hind Gold Medal for public services in India[edit]

  • Philippa, Lady Hartley (wife of General Sir Alan Hartley, K.C.S.I., C.B, D.S.O., A.D.C., Deputy Commander-in-Chief in India).
  • Helen, Mrs Martin (wife of Mr O.M. Martin, C.I.E., I.C.S., Commissioner, Chittagong Division), Bengal.
  • Miss Kathleen Mabel Myers, Principal, Queen Mary's College for Women, Madras.
  • Shrimati Sitabaisaheb Bhalchandrarao alias Maisaheb Patwardhan, Dowager Rani Saheb of Kurundwad (Senior) State.
  • Meher Fardunji, Mrs Talyarkhan (wife of Mr F.S. Talyarkhan), Bombay.
  • Edmund Willoughby Legh, Esq., C.I.E., Indian Civil Service (retired), Madras.
  • Charles Stanley Garland Mylrea, Esq., O.B.E., lately Member of the Arabian Mission of the Dutch Reformed Church of America at Kuwait, Persian Gulf.



  1. ^ United Kingdom and British Empire: "No. 35841". The London Gazette. 29 December 1942. pp. 1–34. 
  2. ^ Canada: "No. 35842". The London Gazette (Supplement). 29 December 1942. pp. 55–62. 
  3. ^ United Kingdom (additional): "No. 35843". The London Gazette (Supplement). 29 December 1942. pp. 63–77.