1965 Birthday Honours

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The Queen's Birthday Honours 1965 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 to celebrate the official birthday of The Queen. The announcement date varies from year to year. The 1965 Queen's Birthday Honours were announced on 12 June for the United Kingdom,[1] Australia,[2] New Zealand,[3] Sierra Leone,[4] Jamaica,[5] Trinidad and Tobago,[6] Malawi,[7] and Gambia.[8]

The recipients of honours are displayed here as they were styled before their new honour, and arranged by honour, with classes (Knight, Knight Grand Cross, etc.) and then divisions (Military, Civil, etc.) as appropriate.

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United Kingdom[edit]

Life Peers[edit]

  • Noel Gilroy Annan, Esq., O.B.E., Provost of King's College, Cambridge. University Lecturer in Politics since 1948.
  • Richard Beeching, Esq. Formerly Chairman, British Railways Board.
  • Sir Russell Claude Brock, President, Royal College England.
  • Sir Harold Roxbee Cox, lately Chairman, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research.
  • Arnold Abraham Goodman, Esq., Solicitor. Senior Partner in Goodman, Derrick and Company. Chairman, Arts Council of Great Britain.
  • Richard Ferdinand Kahn, Esq., C.B.E., Professor of Economics, University of Cambridge since 1951. Fellow of King's College, Cambridge.

Privy Counsellors[edit]

Knights Bachelor[edit]

Order of the Bath[edit]

Order of St Michael and St George[edit]

Royal Victorian Order[edit]

Order of the British Empire[edit]

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

Civil Division

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

Civil Division

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

Civil Division

Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)[edit]

Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)[edit]

Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)[edit]

Civil Division

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

Imperial Service Order[edit]

British Empire Medal[edit]

Royal Victorian Medal[edit]

Queen's Police Medal[edit]

Queen's Fire Service Medal[edit]

Colonial Police Medal[edit]

Royal Red Cross (RRC)[edit]

Air Force Cross (AFC)[edit]

Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in the Air[edit]

Australia[edit]

Knight Bachelor[edit]

  • William Hewson Anderson, Esq., C.B.E., J.P., of East Malvern, Victoria. For public services.
  • Henry Armand Bland, Esq., C.B.E., Secretary, Department of Labour and National Service, Victoria.
  • George Stanley Colman, Esq., C.B.E., of South Yarra, Victoria. For services to commerce and industry.
  • Arnold Hughes Ennor, Esq., C.B.E., Professor of Biochemistry, Australian National University, Canberra.
  • Edwin William Hicks, Esq., C.B.E., Secretary, Department of Defence, Canberra.

Order of the Bath[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

Order of Saint Michael and Saint 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]

  • Cuthbert Stuart Hogg. For services to sport and administration, especially as chairman of the New Zealand Rugby Union and Chairman of the New Zealand Tariff and Development Board.
  • The Right Reverend William John Simkin - formerly Bishop of Auckland. For services to the community.

Order of the British Empire[edit]

Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)[edit]

Civil Division
  • Archibald Douglas Burns - Auditor-General.
  • Eric Frederick D'Ath MB ChB - lately Professor of Pathology and Medical Jurisprudence, Otago Medical School, Dunedin.
  • Percival Bernard Marshall - lately general manager, New Zealand Dairy Products Marketing Commission.
  • Reginald Charles Frank Savory - of Auckland. For services to local government and technical education.
Military Division

Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)[edit]

Civil Division
  • John Atirau Asher - of Taupo. For services to the Māori people.
  • Clifford Lyle Bishop - Mayor of Eastbourne, Wellington.
  • Percy Charles Edward Brunette FRCSEd MRCP. For services to the community, especially to Nelson Hospital.
  • John Gibbs Churchill JP - lately general secretary of the Post Office Association.
  • John Alfred Cushen - of Invercargill. For services to the community.
  • Donald George Grant - of Dannevirke. For services to the beef cattle industry.
  • Miss Ena Nellie Hollis JP - matron-in-chief, Waikato Hospital, Hamilton.
  • Lloyd Mandeno - of Auckland. For services to engineering.
  • Gilbert Murray Rennie JP - Mayor of Palmerston North.
  • George Milne Spence - of Blenheim. For services to the community and civil aviation.
Military Division
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Josiah Walton ED - Royal New Zealand Army Service Corps (Territorial Force).
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Edward William Whiteacre - Royal New Zealand Ordnance Corps (Regular Force).
  • Wing Commander Robert Maxwell McKay AFC - Royal New Zealand Air Force.

Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)[edit]

Civil Division
  • Donald William Bain - general secretary in New Zealand of the Royal Overseas League.
  • Ernest Black - of Balfour. For services to farming.
  • William Brown - of Dunedin. For services to the community.
  • Robert Edinborough Chamberlain - of Masterton. For services to farming.
  • Miss Rosetta Frances Elliott - matron of Oakley Hospital, Auckland.
  • William David Harris - of Pahiatua. For services to the dairy industry.
  • John Elden Hatchwell - honorary chief instructor of the Taranaki Surf Association.
  • Mrs Edith Mary Henwood. For services to the community, especially as president of the Kaikohe Red Cross Society.
  • William Roland Pierce Jaques ED - honorary secretary of the Nelson branch of the Heritage Movement.
  • John Frank Johnson - Mayor of Whangarei.
  • Mrs Elizabeth May Martin. For services to the community, especially in connection with the Dominion Federation of New Zealand Country Women's Institutes.
  • Mrs Margaret Wilson Meikle. For services to the community in Oamaru.
  • Leslie Richmond Rex - of Niue Island. For services as a teacher and official interpreter.
  • Miss Nelle Margaret Scanlan - of Paraparaumu Beach. For services to journalism and New Zealand writing.
  • Miss Isabel Veronica Shrimpton - secretary of the Canterbury Chamber of Commerce and the Christchurch Junior Chamber.
  • Vivian Smith JP - of Taihape. For services to local government.
  • Mrs Gwendolen Lucy Somerset - of Wellington. For services to pre-school and adult education.
  • Mark Wallace JP - of Hokitika. For services to local government and farming.
Military Division
  • Lieutenant Commander Albert Henry Edginton VRD - Royal New Zealand Naval Volunteer Reserve (Retired).
  • Major William Henry Dyson - Royal New Zealand Signal Corps (Regular Force).
  • Warrant Officer Class I Noel Peter O'Dwyer - Royal New Zealand Armoured Corps (Regular Force).
  • Captain Robert Henry O'Leary - Royal New Zealand Army Medical Corps.
  • Major (now Lieutenant-Colonel (temporary)) Ross David Yetton - Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (Regular Force).
  • Squadron Leader Kelvin Reid Bremner MB ChB - Royal New Zealand Air Force.
  • Warrant Officer William Perry Sinclair - Royal New Zealand Air Force.

Companion of the Imperial Service Order (ISO)[edit]

  • Ronald George Trounce Lewis MB ChB JP - deputy Director-General of Health.
  • Robert Taylor Wright JP - lately director of the Commodity Division, Department of Industries and Commerce, Wellington.

British Empire Medal (BEM)[edit]

For gallantry, Civil Division
  • Mrs Robina Olive Lovell - matron, Tauranga Hospital Board's old people's home, Te Puke. For services when a fire broke out in an old people's home.
  • Terence Ross Mortensen - Constable, New Zealand Police (Wellington). For rescuing three boys overcome by poisonous gas in a tunnel.
  • David Bryan John Painter - Constable, New Zealand Police (Wellington). For rescuing three boys overcome by poisonous gas in a tunnel.
Military Division
  • Chief Petty Officer Edward James Button - Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Chief Petty Officer Thomas Edwin Easterbrook - Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Engine Room Artificer First Class Sydney Arthur Phipps - Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Master-at-Arms (Recruiter) Paul Manchester Tasker - Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Staff-Sergeant Selwyn Lawrence Keane - Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (Territorial Force).
  • Flight Sergeant Ralph Irving Simpson - Royal New Zealand Air Force.
  • Corporal Albert Ernest Hardy - Royal New Zealand Air Force.

Royal Red Cross[edit]

Member of the Royal Red Cross (RRC)[edit]

  • Principal Matron Mary Webster Wilson - Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps (Regular Force).

Air Force Cross (AFC)[edit]

  • Squadron Leader Daniel John Cotton - Royal New Zealand Air Force.
  • Squadron Leader Brian Stanley-Hunt - Royal New Zealand Air Force.

Queen's Police Medal for Distinguished Service (QPM)[edit]

  • Alphonsus Gerard Quin - Assistant Commissioner, New Zealand Police Force.
  • Claude Alexander Guy McRae - Superintendent, New Zealand Police Force.

Sierra Leone[edit]

Knight Bachelor[edit]

  • Samuel Bankole Jones, Esq., Chief Justice.

Order of the British Empire[edit]

Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)[edit]

Civil Division

Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)[edit]

Civil Division
  • Hugh Stanley Godbeer, Esq., Industrial Development Officer, Ministry of Trade and Industry.
  • The Venerable Archdeacon Michael Keili. For services to the development of education.
  • Cyril George White, Esq., General Manager, Rice Department, Ministry of Trade and Industry.
  • Tamba Richard Yamba, Esq. For services to the community in Kono District.

British Empire Medal (BEM)[edit]

  • Theophilus James Williams, Survey Superintendent, Surveys and Lands Division, Ministry of Lands, Mines and Labour.

Queen's Police Medal (QPM)[edit]

Jamaica[edit]

Trinidad and Tobago[edit]

Malawi[edit]

Gambia[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ UK list: The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 43667. pp. 5471–5505. 4 June 1965. Retrieved 3 January 2015.
  2. ^ Australia list: The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 43668. pp. 5507–5511. 4 June 1965. Retrieved 3 January 2015.
  3. ^ New Zealand list: The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 43669. pp. 5513–5515. 4 June 1965. Retrieved 19 July 2013.
  4. ^ Sierra Leone list: The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 43670. p. 5517. 4 June 1965. Retrieved 3 January 2015.
  5. ^ Jamaica list: The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 43671. p. 5519. 4 June 1965. Retrieved 3 January 2015.
  6. ^ Trinidad and Tobago list: The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 43672. p. 5521. 4 June 1965. Retrieved 3 January 2015.
  7. ^ Malawi list: The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 43673. p. 5523. 4 June 1965. Retrieved 3 January 2015.
  8. ^ Gambia list: The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 43674. p. 5525. 4 June 1965. Retrieved 3 January 2015.