1944 New Year Honours

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The 1944 New Year Honours were appointments by many of the Commonwealth realms of King George VI to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of those countries. They were announced on 1 January 1944 for the British Empire.[1]

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

British Empire[edit]

Baron[edit]

  • Charles George Ammon, Esq., J.P., D.L., M.P., Member of Parliament for North Camberwell, February, 1922, to October, 1931, and since November, 1935. Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty, 1924, and 1929–1931. For political and public services.
  • Colonel The Right Honourable John Gretton, C.B.E., J.P., D.L., Member of Parliament for South Derbyshire, 1895–1906; for Rutland, 1907–1918; and for the Burton Division of Staffordshire, 1918–1943. For political and public services.
  • Sir Thomas Royden, Bt., C.H., J.P., D.L., Chairman, London, Midland and Scottish Railway Company. For public services.
  • Colonel Sir Courtauld Thomson, K.B.E., C.B. For philanthropic and public services.
  • William Westwood, Esq., O.B.E., F.R.S.A., J.P., President of the Engineering and Shipbuilding Trades Federation, 1933–1936; President of the Confederation of Shipbuilding and Engineering Unions, 1936–1939. Chief Industrial Adviser to the Admiralty.

Privy Council[edit]

  • Ralph Assheton, Esq., M.P., Financial Secretary to the Treasury. Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Labour and National Service, 1939–1942; Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Supply, 1942–1943. Member of Parliament for the Rushcliffe Division of Nottingham since 1934.
  • Sir Archibald John Kerr Clark Kerr, G.C.M.G., H.M. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary at Moscow.
  • William Mabane, Esq., M.P., Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Food since 1942. Assistant Postmaster General, June, 1939; Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Home Security, October, 1939. Member of Parliament for Huddersfield since 1931.
  • Wilfred Paling, Esq., M.P., Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Pensions since 1941. A Lord Commissioner of H.M. Treasury, 1929–1931 and 1940–1941. Member of Parliament for Wentworth since 1933.
  • Captain Charles Waterhouse, M.C., D.L., M.P., Parliamentary Secretary, Board of Trade since 1941. A Lord Commissioner of H.M. Treasury, 1937; Comptroller of H.M. Household, 1937–1939; Treasurer of H.M. Household, 1939–1941. Member of Parliament for South Leicester since 1924.

Baronet[edit]

Knight Bachelor[edit]

Dominions:

  • The Honourable John Cowan, Member of the Legislative Council of the State of South Australia for many years. For public services.
  • Lewis Edward Emerson, Esq., a Member of the Commission of Government, Newfoundland, since 1937, Commissioner for Justice, Attorney-General and Commissioner for Defence, Newfoundland.

India:

  • The Honourable Mr Justice James Harvey Monroe, Puisne Judge of the High Court of Judicature at Lahore, Punjab.
  • The Honourable Mr Justice Navroji Jahangir Wadia, Indian Civil Service, Puisne Judge of the High Court of Judicature at Bombay.
  • The Honourable Mr Justice Archibald John King, Indian Civil Service, Puisne Judge of the High Court of Judicature at Fort St George, Madras.
  • The Honourable Mr Justice Harold James Collister, Indian Civil Service, Puisne Judge of the High Court of Judicature at Allahabad, United Provinces.
  • Archie William Ibbotson, Esq., C.I.E., M.B.E., M.C., Indian Civil Service, Adviser to His Excellency the Governor of the United Provinces and lately Secretary to the Government of India in the Civil Defence Department.
  • Charles Maclver Grant Ogilvie, Esq., C.S.I., C.B.E., Indian Civil Service, Secretary to the Government of India in the Defence Department.
  • Denys Pilditch, Esq., C.I.E., Indian Police, Director, Intelligence Bureau, Home Department, Government of India.
  • Kenneth John Nicolson, Esq., M.C., Chief Controller of Purchase (Munitions), Department of Supply, Government of India.
  • Lionel Bell Gasson, Esq., Indian Police, Inspector-General of Police, Madras.
  • Khan Bahadur Nawab Makhdum Murid Hussain Qureshi, Member of the Central Legislative Assembly, Honorary Extra Assistant Commissioner and Sub-Registrar, Multan, Punjab.
  • Edward Matheson Souter, Esq., C.I.E., Controller of Supplies, United Provinces Circle, Cawnpore.
  • Sayyid Mehdi Husain Bilgrami, Nawab Mahdi Yar Jang Bahadur, Judicial and Education Member, His Exalted Highness the Nizam's Executive Council, Hyderabad (Deccan).
  • Chintaman Dwarkanath Deshmukh, Esq., C.I.E., Indian Civil Service, Governor, Reserve Bank of India.
  • Usha Nath Sen, Esq., C.B.E., Director and Managing Editor, Associated Press of India, New Delhi.

Burma:

  • Lieutenant-Colonel Alexander Campbell, M.C., Indian Educational Service, Director of Public Instruction, Burma.

Colonies, Protectorates, etc.:

  • Robert Harry Drayton, Esq., C.M.G., Colonial Administrative Service, Chief Secretary, Ceylon.
  • John Milner Gray, Esq., Colonial Legal Service, Chief Justice, Zanzibar.
  • Colonel George Wykeham Heron, C.M.G., C.B.E., D.S.O., M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., Colonial Medical Service, Director of Medical Services, Palestine.
  • Charles Ramsdale Lockhart, Esq., C.B.E., Colonial Administrative Service, Chairman, East African Production and Supply Council.

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

Order of the Bath[edit]

Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath (GCB)[edit]

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

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

Military Division

  • Vice-Admiral Thomas Bernard Drew, O.B.E. (Retired).
  • Rear-Admiral Harold Thomas Coulthard Walker.
  • Rear-Admiral Clement Moody.
  • Rear-Admiral Rhoderick Robert McGrigor.
  • Major-General Archibald Maxwell Craig, O.B.E., Royal Marines.
  • Captain Charles Edward Larribe, C.V.O., Royal Navy.
  • Major-General Edward Montagu Campbell Clarke, C.B.E., late Royal Artillery.
  • Major-General Langley Browning, O.B.E., M.C., late Royal Artillery.
  • Major-General Gwilym Ivor Thomas, D.S.O., M.C., late Royal Artillery.
  • Major-General Alexander Gordon Biggam, O.B.E., M.D., F.R.C.P., late Royal Army Medical Corps, Honorary Physician to The King.
  • Major-General Evelyn Hugh Barker, C.B.E., D.S.O., M.C., late The King's Royal Rifle Corps.
  • Major-General Eric Bertram Rowcroft, C.B.E., M.I.Mech.E., M.I.E.E., late Royal Army Service Corps.
  • Colonel (acting Lieutenant-General) Neil Methuen Ritchie, C.B.E., D.S.O., M.C., late The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment).
  • Colonel (temporary Major-General) Douglas Henry Pratt, D.S.O., M.C., late Royal Tank Corps.
  • Colonel (acting Major-General) Russell Gurney, late The Suffolk Regiment.
  • Colonel (temporary Major-General) William John Eldridge, C.B.E., D.S.O., M.C., late Royal Artillery.
  • Major-General (temporary Lieutenant-General) William Duthie Morgan, D.S.O., M.C., late Royal Artillery.
  • Colonel (temporary Major-General) John Drummond Inglis, O.B.E., M.C., late Royal Engineers.
  • Colonel (temporary Brigadier) (acting Major-General) Frank Ernest Wallace Simpson, D.S.O., late Royal Engineers.
  • Colonel (temporary Major-General) Robert Clive, Viscount Bridgeman, D.S.O., M.C., late The Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort's Own).
  • Colonel (temporary Major-General) Erroll Arthur Edwin Tremlett, late Royal Artillery, Territorial Army.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel (temporary Colonel) (acting Major-General) Charles Max Page, D.S.O., M.B., F:R.C.S., Royal Army Medical Corps.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel (temporary Brigadier) (local Major-General) Herbert Covington Cole, C.B.E., F.S.I., General List.
  • Major-General Rob McGregor Macdonald Lockhart, C.I.E., M.C., Indian Army.
  • Colonel (temporary Major-General) James Bruce Scott, D.S.O., M.C., Indian Army.
  • Colonel (temporary Major-General) Reginald Arthur Savory, D.S.O., M.C., Indian Army.
  • Colonel (acting Lieutenant-General) William Joseph Slim, C.B.E., D.S.O., M.C., Indian Army.
  • Air Vice-Marshal William Boston Cushion=, C.B.E., Royal Air Force.
  • Acting Air Vice-Marshal John Denis Breakey, D.F.C., Royal Air Force.
  • Acting Air Vice-Marshal George Eric Brookes, O.B.E., A.D.C., Royal Canadian Air Force.
  • Acting Air Vice-Marshal Aubrey Beauclerk Ellwood, D.S.C., Royal Air Force.
  • Acting Air Vice-Marshal Robert Owen Jones, A.F.C., Royal Air Force.
  • Acting Air Vice-Marshal Edward Arthur Beckton Rice, C.B.E., M.C., Royal Air Force.
  • Acting Air Vice-Marshal Charles Ronald Steele, D.F.C., Royal Air Force.
  • Acting Air Vice-Marshal Thomas Melling Williams, O.B.E., M.C., D.F.C., Royal Air Eorce.
  • Air Commodore William Elliot, C.B.E., D.F.C., Royal Air Force.
  • Air Commodore Alick Charles Stevens, Royal Air Force.
  • Air Commodore James Ambrose Stone, Royal Air Force.
  • Acting Air Commodore Charles Putnam Symonds, M.D., F.R.C.P., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

Australia:

New Zealand:

  • Major-General Peter Harvey Bell, D.S.O., New Zealand Military Forces.

Civil Division

  • Charles Swift Lillicrap, Esq., M.B.E.
  • Colonel Frederick Gustavus Danielsen, D.S.O., T.D., D.L., Chairman, Territorial Army and Air Force Association of the County of Warwick.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel (Brevet Colonel) William Henry Wiggin, D.S.O., T.D., D.L., Chairman, Territorial Army Association of the County of Worcester.
  • Clement Guy Caines, Esq., O.B.E., Assistant Under-Secretary of State, Air Ministry.
  • Charles Travis Clay, Esq., Librarian, House of Lords.
  • Oliver Charles Harvey, Esq., C.M.G., Assistant Under-Secretary of State, Foreign Office; until recently Principal Private Secretary to the Secretary of State.
  • Percy Norman Harvey, Esq., Director of Statistics and Intelligence, Ministry of War Transport. Deputy Government Actuary.
  • Charles Nathan, Esq., Principal Assistant Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries.
  • Courtenay Denis Carew Robinson, Esq., Assistant Under-Secretary of State, Home Office.
  • George David Roseway, Esq., C.B.E., Director of Finance, War Office.
  • George Lawrence Watkinson, Esq., M.C., Under Secretary, Board of Trade.
  • Robert William Wharhirst, Esq., C.B.E., Director of the Armament Supply Department, Admiralty.
  • Harold Herbert Wiles, Esq., M.B.E., Under-Secretary, Ministry of Labour and National Service.

Order of the Star of India[edit]

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

  • Lieutenant-Colonel Denholm de Montalte Stuart Fraser, C.I.E., Indian Political Service, Resident in Mysore.
  • Christopher Hughes Masterman, Esq., C.I.E., Indian Civil Service, Member, Board of Revenue, Land Revenue and Irrigation, Madras.
  • Frederick Chalmers Bourne, Esq., C.I.E., Indian Civil Service, Chief Secretary to the Government of the Punjab.

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]

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

  • Major-General Colin McVean Gubbins, D.S.O., M.C., General Staff, War Office.
  • Roscoe Herbert, Esq., Chief British Economic Adviser in French North Africa, Ministry of Supply.
  • Paymaster-Commander Robert Gillman Allen Jackson, O.B.E., R.A.N., Principal Assistant Secretary, Department of the Minister of State, Cairo.
  • Adam Denzil Marris, Esq., Head of the Commodities Section of Ministry of Economic Warfare Staff at His Majesty's Embassy, Washington.
  • Professor Dennis Holme Robertson, F.B.A., Economic Adviser, H.M. Treasury.
  • Folliott Herbert Sandford, Esq., Head of the Secretariat in the Office of the Minister Resident in West Africa.
  • Alec Williamson, Esq., Indian Civil Service, Burma.
  • Hugh Thomas Moffitt Angwin, Esq., M.Inst.C.E., Engineer-in-Chief, State of South Australia.
  • Norman Ernest Archer, Esq., O.B.E., Assistant Secretary, Dominions Office.
  • Eric Kellett Featherstone, Esq., Colonial Administrative Service, Resident Commissioner of Swaziland.
  • Herbert Kingsley Paine, Esq., Local Court Judge and Judge in Insolvency, State of South Australia.
  • Arthur Leopold Armstrong, Esq., O.B.E., Colonial Administrative Service, formerly Agent and Consul, Tonga, now Commissioner for Reconstruction, Fiji.
  • David Callender Campbell, Esq., Colonial Administrative Service, Lieutenant-Governor, Malta.
  • Frederick Bernard Carr, Esq., Colonial Administrative Service, Senior Resident, Nigeria.
  • Reginald Stuart Champion, Esq., O.B.E., Colonial Administrative Service, Chief Secretary, Aden.
  • Bertie Harry Michael Easter, Esq., C.B.E., Colonial Education Service, Director of Education, Jamaica.
  • George Howard Gibbs, Esq., M.C., Colonial Administrative Service, Chief Commissioner, Northern Territories, Gold Coast.
  • Charles Arthur Hooper, Esq., Colonial Legal Service, Procureur and Advocate-General, Mauritius.
  • Ethelbert Bernard Hosking, Esq., O.B.E., Colonial Administrative Service, Chief Native Commissioner, Kenya.
  • William Lindsay Murphy, Esq., Colonial Administrative Service, Colonial Secretary, Bermuda.
  • Jesse John Paskin, Esq., M.C., Assistant Secretary, Colonial Office.
  • Robert Christopher Stafford Stanley, Esq., O.B.E., Colonial Administrative Service, Colonial Secretary, Barbados.
  • Cyril Leonard Wickremesinghe, Esq., Colonial Administrative Service, Officer, Class I, Ceylon Civil Service.
  • Francis Edward Evans, Esq., His Majesty's Consul at New York.
  • Laurence Barton Grafftey-Smith, Esq., O.B.E., His Majesty's Consul-General at Antananarivo.
  • Henry Lennox d'Aubigne Hopkinson, Esq., Minister at His Majesty's Embassy at Lisbon.
  • William Angus Boyd Iliff, Esq., Financial Counsellor at His Majesty's Legation at Tehran.
  • John Garnett Lomax, Esq., M.B.E., M.C., Commercial Counsellor at His Majesty's Embassy at Angora.
  • Roger Mellor Makins, Esq., attached to the staff of the British Representative to the French Committee of National Liberation, Algiers.
  • Captain Hilary Dorsett Owen, R.N., Naval Attaché at His Majesty's Embassy at Lisbon.
  • John Victor Thomas Woolrych Tait Perowne, Esq., Head of the South American Department of the Foreign Office.
  • Laurence Milner Robinson, Esq., His Majesty's Consul-General at Philadelphia.
  • Paymaster-Commander Percy Stanley Sykes, O.B.E., R.D., R.N.R., attached to a Department of the Foreign Office.

Order of the Indian Empire[edit]

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

  • Sir Reginald Maitland Maxwell, K.C.S.I., C.I.E., Indian Civil Service, Member of the Governor-General's Executive Council.
  • General Sir Alan Fleming Hartley, K.C.S.I., C.B., D.S.O., A.D.C., lately Deputy Commander-in-Chief in India.

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

  • David Norman Strathie, Esq., C.I.E., Indian Civil Service, Adviser to His Excellency the Governor of Madras.
  • Sir Alexander Cameron Badenoch, C.S.I., C.I.E., Indian Civil Service, Auditor-General of India.
  • Olaf Kirkpatrick Caroe, Esq., C.S.I., C.I.E., Indian Political Service, Secretary to the Government of India in the External Affairs Department.
  • Evan Meredith Jenkins, Esq., C.S.I., C.I.E., Indian Civil Service, Secretary to the Governor-General (Personal), and Private Secretary to His Excellency the Viceroy, and lately Secretary to the Government of India in the Department of Supply.

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

  • Swaminatha Adutthurai Venkataraman, Esq., Indian Civil Service, Joint Secretary to the Government of India in the Department of Supply.
  • Saiyid Rashid-uz-Zamari, Indian Civil Service, Joint Secretary to the Government of India in the Department of Commerce.
  • Binay Ranjan Sen, Esq., Indian Civil Service, Direetor-General of Food, Government of India, and lately Secretary to the Government of Bengal, Revenue Department.
  • Colonel (Acting Major-General) Frederick Whitmore Burch, M.C., Indian Army, Director of Staff Duties, General Headquarters, India.
  • Graham Linsell Vivian, Esq., Indian Civil Service, Officiating Chief Secretary to the Government of the United Provinces, and lately Commissioner, Allahabad Division, United Provinces.
  • Alfred Sloane Larkin, Esq., Indian Civil Service, Commissioner, Dacca Division, Bengal.
  • Donald Stewart, Esq., O.B.E., Indian Forest Service, Deputy Director-General, Directorate-General of Supply, New Delhi.
  • Herbert John Todd, Esq., Indian Political Service, Resident for the Madras States.
  • Philip George Braye, Esq., Indian Civil Service, Officiating Commissioner, Berar Division, Central Provinces and Berar.
  • Jasper Fellowes Crofts Reynolds, Esq., M.C., Agent and General Manager, South Indian Railway, Trichinopoly.
  • Hubert George Salmond, Esq., A.M.I.C.E., A.C.G.I., Chief Government Inspector of Railways.
  • Norman Percival Arthur Smith, Esq., O.B.E., Indian Police, Inspector-General of Police, Bombay.
  • Commodore John Talbot Savignac Hall, Royal Indian Navy, Chief Staff Officer, Naval Headquarters, India.
  • Colonel (Temporary Brigadier) Arthur Henry Williams, M.C., Indian Army, Commandant, Infantry Schools, Saugor.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel (Temporary Brigadier) James Ingram Muirhead, M.C., Indian Army, Commander, Delhi Area.
  • Colonel (Temporary Brigadier) Andrew Hugh Mackie, Indian Army, Director of Remounts, General Headquarters, India.
  • Colonel (Temporary Brigadier) Edgar William Rogers, Indian Army, Director of Armaments, General Headquarters, India.
  • Walter Watson Dalziel, Esq., Indian Civil Service, Secretary to the Government of Orissa in the Law, Commerce and Labour Departments.
  • Kunwar Hajee Ismaiel Alikhan, O.B.E., Member of the Central Legislative Assembly, Rais of Asrauli Estate, Bulandshahr District, United Provinces.
  • William George Dench, Esq., Indian Service of Engineers, Chief Engineer and Secretary to the Government, Public Works Department, Irrigation Branch, Punjab.
  • Astad Dinshaw Gorwala, Esq., Indian Civil Service, Secretary to the Government of Bombay, Finance Department, and Director of Civil Supplies and Supply Commissioner, Bombay.
  • Colonel Reginald Henry Phillimore, D.S.O. (late R.E.), Superintendent, Survey of India.
  • Murtough Carbery, Esq., D.S.O., M.C., Indian Agricultural Service, Director of Agriculture, Bengal.
  • Sri Pattipati Hanimireddigari Rama Reddi, Indian Agricultural Service, Director of Agriculture, Madras.
  • Kenneth Eustace Lee Pennell, Esq., M.C., Indian Service of Engineers, Chief Engineer (North), Assam.
  • Colonel Thomas Crawford Boyd, Indian Medical Service, Inspector-General of Civil Hospitals, United Provinces.
  • Popatial Govindalal Shah/ Esq., Indian Audit and Accounts Service, Accountant-General, Bombay.
  • Rai Bahadur Shyamnandan Sahay, Member of the Bihar Legislative Council, Zamindar, Baghi, Muzaffarpur, Bihar.
  • Alexander MacLeod Rdbertson, Esq., M.C., Chief Mechanical Engineer, Bengal Nagpur Railway.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Augustine Sargbod Fry, Indian Medical Service, Professor of Operative Surgery, King Edward Medical College, Lahore, Punjab.
  • David Arnold Howell, Esq., O.B.E., Chief Engineer, Civil Defence and Public Health Department, Punjab.
  • Donald Bevan Sothers, Esq., Indian Forest Service, Chief Conservator of Forests, Bombay.
  • Robert William Fitzmaurice Butterfield, Esq., J.P., Financial Adviser and Chief Accounts Officer, Bombay, Baroda and Central India Railway, Bombay.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Wilfred Francis Webb, Indian Political Service, Dewah, Cutch State.
  • Hugh Trevor Lambrick, Esq., Indian Civil Service, lately Civil Adviser to the Chief Administrator of the Martial Law in Sind.
  • Major Tom Hickinbotham, O.B.E., Indian Political Service, P'olitical Agent, Kuwait, Persian Gulf.
  • Herbert Eric St George McClenaghan, Esq., Indian Civil Service, Collector of Central Excises and Salt Revenue, Bombay.
  • James Beckett, Esq., Indian Police, Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Madras.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Denham White, F.R.C.S., Indian Medical Service (retired), Bengal.
  • Thomas Lawrence Hart Smith-Pearse, Esq., Indian Educational Service, Principal, Rajkumar College, Raipur.
  • Syed Ahmed-el-Edroos Bahadur, O.B.I., Major-General and Commander, His Exalted Highness the Nizam's Regular Forces.

Royal Victorian Order[edit]

Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order (GCVO)[edit]

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

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

  • Colonel Edward William Sturgis Balfour, D.S.O., O.B.E., M.C., Scots Guards (dated 30 November 1943).
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Frederick Robert Stephen Balfour, F.L.S., J.P., D.L.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel John Bowden, O.B.E.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Edward Boscawen Frederick, Bt.
  • Reginald Morier Yorke Gleadowe, Esq. (dated 4 October 1943).
  • George Ravensworth Hughes, Esq. (dated 4 October 1943).
  • Francis Hugo Teale, Esq., M.D., F.R.C.P.

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

  • Leslie Gordon James Durbin, Esq. (dated 4 October 1943).
  • Gilbert Sidney Herlihy, Esq., M.V.O.
  • Harry Ireland, Esq. (dated 30 July 1943).
  • Miss Winifred Logan.
  • Arthur Cecil Mann, 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]

  • Vice-Admiral St Aubyn Baldwin Wake, C.B. (Retired).
  • Vice-Admiral Richard Hayden Owen Lane-Poole, C.B., O.B.E. (Retired).
  • Rear-Admiral (Commodore 2nd Class, R.N.R.) Cecil Nugent Reyne (Retired).
  • Rear-Admiral (Commodore 2nd Class, R.N.R.) Oswald Henry Dawson (Retired).
  • Major-General Henry Guy Riley, C.B., Colonel Commandant, Royal Army Pay Corps.
  • Major-General James Syme Drew, C.B., D.S.O., M.C., Colonel, The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders.
  • Colonel (temporary Major-General) Robert Ferguson Lock, C.B., late Royal Artillery.
  • Air Vice-Marshal Robert Henry Magnus Spencer Saundby, C.B., M.C., D.F.C., A.F.C., Royal Air Force.
  • William Robert Fraser, Esq., C.B., Secretary, War Damage Commission.
  • Cyril John Radcliffe, Esq., K.C., Director-General, Ministry of Information.
  • George Wilfred Turner, Esq., C.B., Joint Second Secretary, Ministry of Supply.
  • John Crompton Wrigley, Esq., C.B., Joint Deputy Secretary, Ministry of Health.
  • Douglas Newbold, Esq., C.B.E., Civil Secretary, Sudan Government.
  • Colonel Edward Townley Peel, D.S.O., M.C., a British subject resident in Egypt.
  • Colonel the Honourable Ernest Lucas Guest, O.B.E., Minister of Mines, Public Works and Air, Southern Rhodesia. For public services, especially in connection with the inauguration of the Empire Air Training Scheme in the Colony.
  • Oliver Ernest Goonetilleke, Esq., C.M.G., Civil Defence Commissioner, Ceylon.

References[edit]

  1. ^ British Empire: "No. 36309". The London Gazette (Supplement). 31 December 1943. pp. 1–48.