1964 Prime Minister's Resignation Honours

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The 1964 Prime Minister's Resignation Honours were officially announced in the London Gazette of 27 November 1964 and marked the October 1964 electoral defeat of the Prime Minister, Sir Alec Douglas-Home.[1][2]


Order of St Michael and St George[edit]

Companion (CMG)[edit]

Order of the British Empire[edit]

Commanders (CBE)[edit]

  • John Brett Fletcher, MBE, Solicitor and Managing Trustee of the Dorneywood Trust.
  • John Francis Hewitt, Secretary for Appointments to the Prime Minister since 1961.

Officers (OBE)[edit]

Members (MBE)[edit]

  • Mabel Ethel Dodd, Clerical Officer (Secretary) in the office of the Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury, since 1958.
  • John Thomas Marling, A member of the House of Commons staff in charge of the Conservative Chief Whip's messengers.

British Empire Medal (BEM)[edit]

  • Alice Mable Florence Lewis, Telephonist in the Prime Minister's Office since 1951.
  • Bernard Walton Pettifer, Head Government Butler since 1953.
  • Robert Andrew Watt Shearer, Sir Alec Douglas-Home's official driver for many years.
  • Sidney Frederick Jack Toogood, Ex-Detective Inspector, Metropolitan Police: Sir Alec Douglas-Home's detective from 1960–1964.
  • Edward James Wren, Detective-Sergeant, Metropolitan Police. Sir Alec Douglas-Home's detective from 1960–1963.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "No. 43502". The London Gazette (Supplement). 27 November 1964. pp. 10227–10229.
  2. ^ "Dissolution and Resignation Honours List". The Times. The Times Digital Archive. 1 December 1964. p. 6.