1962 Birthday Honours
The Queen's Birthday Honours 1962 were appointments in many of the Commonwealth realms of Queen Elizabeth II to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of those countries. The appointments were made "on the occasion of the Celebration of Her Majesty's Birthday", and were published in supplements to the London Gazette of 25 May 1962.
At this time honours for Australians were awarded both in the United Kingdom honours, on the advice of the premiers of Australian states, and also in a separate Australia honours list.
The recipients of honours are displayed here as they were styled before their new honour.
- 1 United Kingdom
- 1.1 Viscount
- 1.2 Baron
- 1.3 Privy Counsellor
- 1.4 Baronet
- 1.5 Knight Bachelor
- 1.6 Order of the Bath
- 1.7 Order of St Michael and St George
- 1.8 Royal Victorian Order
- 1.9 Order of the British Empire
- 1.10 Order of the Companions of Honour (CH)
- 2 New Zealand
- 2.1 Knight Bachelor
- 2.2 Order of Saint Michael and Saint George
- 2.3 Order of the British Empire
- 2.4 Companion of the Imperial Service Order (ISO)
- 2.5 British Empire Medal (BEM)
- 2.6 Air Force Cross (AFC)
- 2.7 Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in the Air
- 3 References
- The Right Honourable Cyril John, Baron Radcliffe, G.B.E., Lord of Appeal in Ordinary since 1949. Chairman, Committee of Inquiry into the Monetary and Credit System, 1957–1959; Chairman, Committee of Inquiry into Security Procedures and Practices, 1961.
- Major Sir William John St Clair Anstruther-Gray, Bt., M.C., D.L., M.P., Member of Parliament for North Lanarkshire, 1931–1945, and for Berwick and East Lothian since 1951. Assistant Postmaster-General, May–July, 1945. Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means, 1959–1962; Chairman of Ways and Means since January, 1962.
- Brigadier Sir John George Smyth, Bt., V.C., M.C., M.P., Member of Parliament for Norwood since 1950. Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Pensions, 1951–1953. Joint Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Pensions and National Insurance, 1953–1955.
- Sir Frederic Collins Hooper, Managing Director, Schweppes Group of Companies. Adviser on Recruiting to Minister of Defence.
- The Right Honourable Sir Gordon Cosmo Touche, M.P., Member of Parliament for Reigate, 1931–1950, and for Dorking since 1950. Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means, 1956–1959; Chairman of Ways and Means, 1959-January, 1962. For political and public services.
- Frederick William Mallandaine Ashton, Esq., C.B.E., Principal Choreographer and associate Director, Royal Ballet, Covent Garden.
- Alderman George Frederick Chaplin, C.B.E. For political and public services in Essex.
- Edward Foyle Collingwood, Esq., C.B.E., Chairman, Newcastle Regional Hospital Board.
- Frederick William Delve, Esq., C.B.E., Chief Officer, London Fire Brigade.
- Arthur John Driver, Esq., President of the Law Society, 1961–1962.
- Theodore Fortescue Fox, Esq., M.D., Editor, The Lancet.
- Alderman James Mantle Greenwood, C.B.E., J.P. For political and public services in London.
- Charles Stuart Hallinan, Esq., C.B.E. For political and public services in Wales and Monmouthshire.
- George Ernest Haynes, Esq., C.B.E., Director, National Council of Social Service.
- John Francis Hedges, Esq., C.B.E. For political and public services in Wessex.
- Bernard Kenyon, Esq., Clerk of the Peace and Clerk of the County Council, West Riding of Yorkshire.
- William Errington Keville, Esq., C.B.E. For services to the shipping industry. Deputy Chairman, Furness Withy and Company, Ltd.
- Anthony Highmore King, Esq., C.B.E., Senior Master, Queen's Bench Division and Queen's Remembrancer, Supreme Count of Judicature.
- William Halford Lawson, Esq., C.B.E., Senior Partner in Binder Hamlyn and Company, Chartered Accountants.
- Edwin Hartley Cameron Leather, Esq., M.P., Member of Parliament for North Somerset since 1950. For political and public services.
- John Francis Lockwood, Esq., Master of Birkbeck College, University of London. For services to higher education in the Colonies.
- David Alexander Cecil Low, Esq., Cartoonist.
- David Lowe, Esq., C.B.E., Deputy Chairman, Agricultural Research Council. Chairman, Scottish Horticultural Advisory Committee.
- Stephen James McAdden, Esq., C.B.E., M.P., Member of Parliament for. Southend East since 1950. For political and public services.
- Alexander Maitland, Esq., Q.C., D.L., Trustee, National Galleries of Scotland.
- Eric Mensforth, Esq., C.B,E., Chairman, Westland Aircraft, Ltd.
- John Turton Randall, Esq., Professor of Biophysics, University of London.
- Isaac Shoenberg, Esq. For services in the development of television and sound recording.
- Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Eustace Smith, C.B.E., T.D., D.L., Chairman and Managing Director, Smiths Dock Company, Ltd.
- Richard Felix Summers, Esq., Chairman, John Summers and Sons, Ltd. Part-time Member of the Iron and Steel Board.
- William Watson, Esq., Treasurer, Bank of Scotland.
State of Victoria
- William Ian Potter, Esq., of Melbourne, State of Victoria. For public services.
- The Honourable Reginald Richard Sholl, a Judge of the Supreme Court in the State of Victoria.
- Professor Fred Joyce Schonell, Vice-Chancellor of the University of the State of Queensland.
State of South Australia
- Henry Graham Alderman, Esq., a member of the legal profession in the State of South Australia. For public services.
- James Douglas Hardy, Esq., C.B.E., formerly Secretary to the Government of Pakistan, President's Secretariat at Establishment Division.
- Nicol Stenhouse, Esq., formerly President of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry and of the Associated Chambers of Commerce of India.
- Clyde Vernon Harcourt Archer, Esq., formerly Federal Justice, The West Indies.
- Bernard de Bunsen, Esq., C.M.G., Principal of Makerere College, The University College of East Africa.
- Charles Godfrey Gasyonga II, Omugabe (hereditary ruler) of Ankole, Uganda.
- Gerald MacMahon Mahon, Esq., Chief Justice, Zanzibar.
- Ramparsad Neerunjun, Esq., O.B.E., Chief Justice, Mauritius.
- George David Kamurasi Rukidi III, Omukama (hereditary ruler) of the Toro Kingdom, Uganda.
- Arthur Frederick Thelwell, Esq., C.B.E., Chairman, Christiana Area Land Authority, Jamaica.
Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath (GCB)
- Admiral Sir Alexander Noel Campbell Bingley, K.C.B., O.B.E.
- General Sir Gerald Lathbury, K.C.B., D.S.O., M.B.E., A.D.C. (Gen.), late Infantry; Colonel, The West India Regiment; Colonel Commandant, 1st Greenjackets, 43rd and 52nd; Colonel Commandant, The Parachute Regiment.
- Sir Henry Drummond Hancock, K.C.B., K.B.E., C.M.G., Chairman, Local Government Commission (England).
Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath (KCB)
- Vice-Admiral Nigel Stuart Henderson, C.B., O.B.E.
- Vice-Admiral John Michael Villiers, C.B., O.B.E.
- Lieutenant-General John Winthrop Hackett, C.B., C.B.E., D.S.O., M.C., late Royal Armoured Corps; Colonel Commandant, Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers.
- Lieutenant-General Reginald Hackett Hewetson, C.B., C.B.E., D.S.O., late Royal Regiment of Artillery.
- Acting Air Marshal Leslie William Clement Bower, C.B., D.S.O., D.F.C., Royal Air Force.
- George Edward Godber, Esq., C.B., D.M., F.R.C.P., Chief Medical Officer, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education and Home Office.
- Burke St John Trend, Esq., C.B., C.V.O., Second Secretary, H.M. Treasury.
- Brigadier The Right Honourable Charles George Vivian, Baron Tryon, K.C.V.O., D.S.O., Keeper of the Privy Purse and Treasurer to The Queen.
Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB)
- Rear-Admiral Ian Gerald Aylen, O.B.E., D.S.C.
- Rear-Admiral Joseph Charles Cameron Henley.
- Rear-Admiral John Augustine Ievers, O.B.E.
- Rear-Admiral Edmund George Irving, O.B.E.
- Rear-Admiral William James Munn, D.S.O., O.B.E.
- Rear-Admiral Simon Edward Post, O.B.E.
- Surgeon Rear-Admiral John Mansel Reese, O.B.E., Q.H.P., M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P.
- Rear-Admiral Maurice James Ross, D.S.C.
- Rear-Admiral Godfrey Benjamin Teale, C.B.E.
- Major-General Ian Herbert Fitzgerald Boyd, C.B.E., late Corps of Royal Engineers.
- Major-General John Hamilton Cubbon, C.B.E., late Infantry.
- Major-General Thomas Herbert Fischer Foulkes, O.B.E., late Corps of Royal Engineers.
- Major-General Charles Harold McVittie, C.B.E., Royal Army Ordnance Corps.
- Major-General William James Officer, C.B.E., Q.H.S., M.B., late Royal Army Medical Corps.
- Major-General Joseph Kenneth Shepheard, D.S.O., O.B.E., late Corps of Royal Engineers.
- Major-General Patrick George Turpin, O.B.E., late Royal Army Service Corps.
- Major-General Gerald Patrick Linton Weston, C.B.E., D.S.O., late Infantry.
- Air Vice-Marshal Kenneth Vernon Garside, D.F.C., Royal Air Force.
- Air Vice-Marshal Thomas Conchar Macdonald, A.F.C., Q.H.P., M.D., Ch.B., Royal Air Force.
- Acting Air Vice-Marshal Colin Murray Stewart, C.B.E., Royal Air Force.
- Acting Air Vice-Marshal George Hertford White, C.B.E., Royal Air Force.
- Air Commodore Charles Beresford Eaton Burt-Andrews, C.B.E., Royal Air Force.
- Air Commodore Arthur Hubert McMath Hely, O.B.E., Royal Air Force.
- Air Commodore John Kevitt Rotherham, C.B.E., Royal Air Force.
- Philip Stuart Milner-Barry, Esq., O.B.E., Under-Secretary, H.M. Treasury.
- Gordon Bowen, Esq., C.M.G., Under-Secretary, Board of Trade.
- Reginald Geoffrey Elkington, Esq., Director of Establishment and Finance, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research.
- Arthur Acheson Farrell, Esq., Comptroller and Auditor General, Northern Ireland.
- William Geraghty, Esq., Deputy Under-Secretary of State, War Office.
- Ronald Ernest Charles Johnson, Esq., Under-Secretary, Scottish Home and Health Department.
- Kenneth Roy Johnstone, Esq., C.M.G., Deputy Director-General, British Council.
- Brigadier Charles Ardagh Langley, C.B.E., M.C., Chief Inspecting Officer of Railways, Ministry of Transport.
- Wynne Llewelyn Lloyd, Esq., H.M. Inspector of Schools (Chief Inspector, Wales), Ministry of Education.
- Thomas Warburton McCullough, Esq., O.B.E., H.M. Chief Inspector of Factories, Ministry of Labour.
- Edward Somerville McNairn, Esq., Commissioner and Secretary, Board of Inland Revenue.
- Colin Hope Spens, Esq., Chief Engineer, Ministry of Housing and Local Government.
- Arthur Wallace Stableforth, Esq., Director, Veterinary Laboratories, Weybridge, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.
- Robert William Sutton, Esq., O.B.E., Superintendent, Services Electronic Research Laboratory, Admiralty.
- Frederick Thomas Tarry, Esq., C.B.E., M.M., H.M. Inspector of Constabulary, Home Office.
Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (KCMG)
- Lieutenant-General Sir Edric Montague Bastyan, K.B.E., C.B., Governor of the State of South Australia.
- Lieutenant-General Sir William Pasfield Oliver, K.C.B., O.B.E., British High Commissioner in the Commonwealth of Australia.
- John Warburton Paul, Esq., O.B.E., M.C., Governor and Commander-in-Chief, Gambia.
- David Clive Crosbie Trench, Esq., C.M.G., M.C., High Commissioner, Western Pacific.
- The Honourable Con Douglas Walter O'Neill, C.M.G., Her Majesty's Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in Helsinki.
- Sir Horace Anthony Claude Rumbold, Bt., C.B., C.M.G., Minister, Her Majesty's Embassy, Paris.
- Francis Aimé Vallat, Esq., C.M,G, Q.C., Legal Adviser, Foreign Office.
Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG)
- Geoffrey Howard Herridge, Esq., Managing Director, Iraq Petroleum Company, Ltd.
- John Collier Frederick Hopkins, Esq., Director, Commonwealth Mycological Institute.
- Donald Rhind, Esq., O.B.E., Adviser an Agricultural Research, Department of Technical Co-operation.
- Leslie Thomas Douglas Williams, Esq., Director General, Defence Research Staff, British Defence Staffs, (Washington). Now Director General of Atomic Weapons, Ministry of Aviation.
- James Percival Ainslie, Esq., M.D., F.R.C.S., a prominent surgeon in the State of Western Australia.
- Leonard Brian Walsh Atkins, Esq., C.V.O., an Assistant Secretary in the Commonwealth Relations Office.
- Robert William Doughty Fowler, Esq., Deputy British High Commissioner in Canada.
- Donald Bernard Waters Good, Esq., Judge of Appeal, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court, Federation of Malaya.
- Vivian Edgar Hancock, Esq., of Indooroopilly, Brisbane, State of Queensland. For philanthropic services.
- Louis King, Esq., Under Secretary, Secretary, Minister of Health, and Clerk of Executive Council, State of South Australia.
- Robert Casley Normand, Esq., M.M., Director of Statutory Consolidation, State of Victoria.
- Edward Taylor Williams, Esq., formerly Railway Adviser, Malayan Railway Administration, Kuala Lumpur.
- Thomas Davidson Thomson, Esq., O.B.E., Commissioner for Social Development, Nyasaland.
- Peter William Youens, Esq., O.B.E., Deputy Chief Secretary, Nyasaland.
- Allan Rose Abrahams, Esq., Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Communications and Works, Jamaica.
- Jack Jesson Adie, Esq., Permanent Secretary, Kenya,
- Caleb William Davies, Esq., M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., Permanent Secretary and Chief Medical Officer, Ministry of Health, Uganda.
- Denis Whitfield Hall, Esq., Provincial Commissioner, Kenya.
- Allan Inglis, Esq., Director of Public Works, Hong Kong.
- Michael Somervillle Porcher, Esq., O.B.E., Chief Secretary, British Honduras.
- Philip Robert Stephenson, Esq., O.B.E., lately Director, Desert Locust Survey, East African Common Services Organisation.
- Joseph Walter Sykes, Esq., C.V.O., Colonial Secretary, Bermuda.
- Ian Graham Turbott, Esq., Administrator, Antigua.
- Geoffrey Hunter Baker, Esq., Counsellor, United Kingdom Delegation to the European Free Trade Association and to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, Geneva.
- Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Neil Molesworth Blair, O.B.E., Foreign Office,
- John Fenwick Brewis, Esq., C.V.O., Foreign Office.
- Willis Ide Combs, Esq., Counsellor (Commercial), Her Majesty's Embassy, Baghdad.
- John Mortimer Fisher, Esq., Foreign Office.
- George Francois Hiller, Esq., D.S.O., Foreign Office.
- Leonard James Hooper, Esq., C.B.E., Deputy Director, Government Communications Headquarters.
- Gordon Noel Jackson, Esq., M.B.E., Counsellor and Consul-General, Her Majesty's Embassy in Libya, Benghazi.
- Richard Thomas Davenport Ledward, Esq., Counsellor, Her Majesty's Embassy, Washington.
- Richard Mercer Keene Slater, Esq., lately Counsellor, Her Majesty's Embassy, Rangoon.
- John Richard Wraight, Esq., Counsellor (Commercial), Her Majesty's Embassy, Cairo.
Dame Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (DCVO)
- Dorothy May, Mrs Vaisey, O.B.E.
Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (KCVO)
- Major-General Walter Arthur George Burns, C.B., D.S.O., O.B.E., M.C.
- Lieutenant-Colonel the Honourable Martin Michael Charles Charteris, C.B., M.V.O, O.B.E.
- Air Vice-Marshal Sir John Walter Cordingley, K.C.B., C.B.E.
- Major-General Ivor Thomas Percival Hughes, C.B., C.B.E., D.S.O., M.C.
- Patrick Graham Toler Kingsley, Esq., C.V.O.
- Captain Humphrey Clifford Lloyd, C.V.O., M.C.
Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (CVO)
- Francis Peter Beck, Esq.
- Arthur George Linfield, Esq., C.B.E., J.P.
- Frank Sykes, Esq.
- Colonel Arthur Edwin Young, C.M.G.
Member of the Royal Victorian Order (MVO)
At this time the two lowest classes of the Royal Victorian Order were "Member (fourth class)" and "Member (fifth class)", both with post-nominal letters MVO. "Member (fourth class)" was renamed "Lieutenant" (LVO) from the 1985 New Year Honours onwards.
- Fourth Class
- Lieutenant-Colonel Percy Lester Binns.
- Commander Robert Anthony Clarkson, Royal Navy.
- John Gilbert Cook, Esq., C.B.E.
- Surgeon Commander David Geoffrey Dalgliesh, O.B.E., M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., Royal Navy.
- Basil Montagu Phillips, Esq., M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P.
- Philip Louis Karl Schwabé, Esq.
- Emanuel Snowman, Esq., O.B.E.
- Charles Love Strong, Esq., M.C.S.P.
- Thomas Weir, Esq., M.B.E., J.P.
- Captain Andrew Vavasour Scott Yates, Royal Navy.
- Fifth Class
- Herbert Charles Thomas Battcock, Esq.
- Margaret Geraldine, Mrs Cousland.
- George Edward Hill, Esq.
- Miss Norah Dillon Mulholland.
- Adrian Vincent Pelly, Esq.
- David Stevenson, Esq.
Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire (GBE)
- Sir Oscar Charles Morland, K.C.M.G., Her Majesty's Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in Tokyo.
Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE)
- Miss Beatrice Anne Godwin, O.B.E., Chairman, General Council of the Trades Union Congress. General Secretary, Clerical and Administrative Workers' Union.
- Jean, Mrs Roberts, J.P., Lord Provost of Glasgow.
- Miss Eva Turner, Singer.
Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE)
- Vice-Admiral Hector Charles Donald Maclean, C.B., D.S.C.
- Surgeon Vice-Admiral William Robert Silvester Panckridge, C.B., Q.H.P., M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P.
- Lieutenant-General William Francis Robert Turner, C.B., D.S.O., late Infantry; Colonel, The King's Own Scottish Borderers.
- Acting Air Marshal John Darcy Baker-Carr, C.B., C.B.E., A.F.C., Royal Air Force.
- Acting Air Marshal Maurice Lionel Heath, C.B., O.B.E., Royal Air Force.
- Kenneth Anderson, Esq., C.B., C.B.E., Deputy Director General and Comptroller and Accountant General, General Post Office.
- Sir Charles Robert Harington, Director, National Institute for Medical Research.
- Sir Frank Lord, O.B.E., J.P. For political and public services in the North-West of England.
- David Philip Walsh, Esq., C.B., Deputy Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Local Government.
- Michael Cavenagh Gillett, Esq., C.M.G., Her Majesty's Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in Kabul.
- The Honourable Baden Pattinson, Minister of Education, State of South Australia.
- The Honourable Sir Arthur George Warner, Minister of Transport, State of Victoria.
- Eric Newton Griffith-Jones, Esq., C.M.G., Q.C., Deputy Governor, Kenya.
- The Right Honourable Patrick George Thomas, Baron Hailes, G.B.E., Parliamentary Secretary to H.M. Treasury and Government Chief Whip, 1951–1955. Minister of Works, 1955–1957. Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief of the West Indies, since 1957.
- Robert James Kerridge - of Auckland. For public services.
Order of Saint Michael and Saint George
Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG)
- Lieutenant-Colonel Kenneth Wharton Fraser OBE ED - Dominion president of the New Zealand Returned Services' Association.
- Foss Shanahan - deputy secretary of External Affairs and deputy head of the Prime Minister's Department
Order of the British Empire
Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE)
- Civil Division
- Alfred Thomas Carroll OBE - of Wairoa. For services to the Māori people.
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
- Civil Division
- Miss Hermione Ruth Herrick OBE - of Christchurch. For outstanding service to the girl guide movement in New Zealand for over 30 years.
- Stanley Dixon Reeves - of Gisborne. For services to farming.
- Douglas Ogilvie Whyte - of Wellington. For services to industry and commerce.
- Military Division
- Group Captain Anthony Howard Marsh QHP MB ChB - Royal New Zealand Air Force.
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
- Civil Division
- Ernest Alfred Adams - of Christchurch. For services to tihe community, especially in social welfare work.
- Frederick Cameron MB ChB - lately medical superintendent to the Levin Hospital and Training School.
- William Thompson Churchward. For services as Crown Solicitor at Blenheim for many years.
- John Alexander Colquhoun - of Palmerston North. For services to education and to local government.
- James Joseph Maher JP - of Trentham. For services to the community.
- Hugh Morison - of Mangatainoka. For services to farming and local government.
- Ronald Macgregor Hutton-Potts - of Invercairgill. For services to journalism and broadcasting.
- Hone Heke Rankin JP - of Kaikohe, Bay of Islands. For services among the Māori people, especially in the north.
- John Richard Reid - of Lower Hutt. For services to sport, especially cricket.
- The Reverend James David Salmond - of Dunedin. For services to the community, especially in connection with youth work and Christian education for the Presbyterian Church of New Zealand.
- Military Division
- Commander John Foster McKenzie - Royal New Zealand Navy.
- Lieutenant-Colonel Malcolm John Mason MC ED - Royal New Zealand Army Service Corps (Territorial Force).
- Wing Commander Francis Eugene Fennessy - Royal New Zealand Air Force.
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
- Civil Division
- Maurice Ballantine Baker - Director of Agriculture, Cook Islands.
- Miss Evelyn Love Dowling - of New Plymouth. For services to music.
- Frank Charles Eyles - of Whangarei. For services to the community in local government and social welfare.
- Michael Christian Gudex - of Hamilton. For services to education and horticulture.
- Charles William Henderson - of Johnsonville. For services to the community, especially to blind children.
- Mrs Norah Mary Hudson - of Nelson. For services to the community, especially to crippled children.
- Mrs Kassie Bowring McCreanor - of Christchurch. For services to education.
- Thomas McCristell - of Balclutha. For services to the community, especially to farming and education.
- Mrs Ethel McQuilkin JP - of Tinwald. For social welfare services.
- Miss Winifred Lascelles Jenner Mellsop JP - of Auckland. For services to the community.
- David Norman Perry - of Opotiki. For services to the Māori people.
- Eric Gordon Smith - of Rangiora. For services to farming.
- Peter George Snell - of Auckland. For services in the field of athletics.
- James Edward Francis Stokes JP - of Greymouth. For services to the community, especially in local government affairs.
- James Leece Sutton JP - of Invercargill. For services to the community, especially as president of the Southland Crippled Children's Association.
- Mete Kingi Takarangi - of Putiki. For services to the Māori people, especially among the Whanganui tribes.
- Albert Wheeler - of Dunedin. For services to Scottish cultural activities.
- Harold Egmont Young JP - of Raumati Beach. For services to the community.
- Military Division
- Lieutenant-Commander (Sp.) Robert Stewart Fleming - Royal New Zealand Naval Volunteer Reserve.
- Major Bernard Wellesley Jermyn Brown ED - New Zealand Cadet Corps.
- Warrant Officer Second Class Duncan Garner MacPherson, Royal New Zealand Infantry Corps (Territorial Force).
- Major Brian Matauru Poananga - New Zealand Regiment (Regular Force).
- Major Garth Turon Seccombe DCM - Royal New Zealand Armoured Corps (Regular Force).
- Flight Lieutenant Patrick Emmett Hugh Duffin - Royal New Zealand Air Force.
- Warrant Officer Gordon Ernest Tynan - Royal New Zealand Air Force.
Companion of the Imperial Service Order (ISO)
- Thomas Pound - formerly assistant under-secretary, Lands Department, and a Government member of the Public Service Boards of Appeal.
- Percy Walton Smallfield - lately director-general of the Department of Agriculture.
British Empire Medal (BEM)
- Civil Division
- Miss Elizabeth Florence Bennett - Sergeant, New Zealand Police Force, Auckland.
- Miss Jessie Jeanie Dobbie Fleming - Constable, New Zealand Police Force, Auckland.
- Alexander Gordon Hogg - Constable, New Zealand Police Force, Eastbourne.
- Malcolm McLaren - farm manager, Arohata Institution, Prisons Service.
- James Anthony Newsome. For services when the Hotel Metropole, Akaroa, was destroyed by fire.
- Military Division
- Chief Petty Officer Patrick Hartley Barker - Royal New Zealand Navy.
- Chief Engine Room Artificer Norman Noel Dewson - Royal New Zealand Navy.
- Chief Engine Room Artificer Daniel Sheldrake - Royal New Zealand Navy.
- Chief Electrician Ralph Roland Wheeler - Royal New Zealand Navy.
- Sergeant (temporary) Rushby Carl Midgley Brown - New Zealand Regiment (Regular Force).
- Staff-Sergeant Joseph Ernest Dunn - Royal Regiment of New Zealand Artillery (Regular Force).
- Staff-Sergeant Ronald James Shelley - Royal New Zealand Army Service Corps (Regular Force).
- Corporal Lewis Tuka Williams - New Zealand Regiment (Regular Force).
- Sergeant Norman Henry Bartholomew - Royal New Zealand Air Force.
- Sergeant William Alexander Kenneth Currie - Royal New Zealand Air Force.
Air Force Cross (AFC)
- Squadron Leader Harold Gordon Moss - Royal New Zealand Air Force.
- Squadron Leader Edward John Ernest Tompkins - Royal New Zealand Air Force.
Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in the Air
- Flight Lieutenant Barry David Gordon - Royal New Zealand Air Force.
- Flight Lieutenant Te Waaka Hemi Morete - Royal New Zealand Air Force.
- United Kingdom list: The London Gazette: . 25 May 1962.
- Australia list: The London Gazette: . 25 May 1962.
- New Zealand list: The London Gazette: . 25 May 1962.
- Nigeria list: The London Gazette: . 25 May 1962.
- Sierra Leone list: The London Gazette: . 25 May 1962.
- Rhodesia and Nyasaland list: The London Gazette: . 25 May 1962.