1982 Birthday Honours

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Queen's Birthday Honours are announced on or around the date of the Queen's Official Birthday in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. The dates vary, both from year to year and from country to country. All are published in supplements to the London Gazette and many are conferred by the monarch (or her representative) some time after the date of the announcement, particularly for those service people on active duty.

The 1982 Queen's Birthday Honours list for the United Kingdom was issued on 11 June 1982[1] and the lists for Australia and New Zealand were issued on 12 June 1982.[2][3][4]


United Kingdom[edit]

Life Barons and Baronesses[edit]

Privy Counsellors[edit]

  • Robert Washington, The Earl Ferrers, Minister of State, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.
  • James Hector Northey (Hamish) Gray, M.P., Minister of State, Department of Energy. Member of Parliament for Ross and Cromarty.
  • Bryant Godman Irvine, M.P., lately First Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means and a Deputy Speaker, Member of Parliament for the Rye Division of East Sussex.

Knights Bachelor[edit]

  • Gordon Johnson Borrie, Director General, Office of Fair Trading.
  • George Roland Chetwynd, C.B.E., Chairman, Northern Regional Health Authority.
  • David English, Editor in Chief, Associated Newspapers, Editor Daily Mail.
  • Basil Samuel Feldman. For Political Service in Greater London.
  • Leslie Fowden, Director, Rothamsted Experimental Station, Harpenden.
  • Professor Lawrence Burnett Gowing, C.B.E. For Services to Art.
  • Peter James Frederick Green, Chairman of Lloyd's.
  • Fred Hardman, M.B.E. For Political and Public Service.
  • Paul Lancelot Hawkins, T.D., M.P. For Political and Public Service.
  • John Austin Hungerford Leigh Hoskyns, Formerly Head of the Prime Minister's Policy Unit.
  • John Robin Ibbs, lately Head of the Central Policy Review Staff, Cabinet Office.
  • Geoffrey Johnson Smith, M.P. For Political and Public Service.
  • Christopher Charles Fraser Laidlaw, Chairman, International Computers Ltd.
  • Ian Alexander McGregor, C.B.E. For services to Tropical Medicine.
  • Maitland Mackie, C.B.E. For public services in Scotland.
  • Denis Alfred Marshall, President of The Law Society of England and Wales.
  • Walter Charles Marshall, C.B.E., Chairman, United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority.
  • Peter McLay Mills, M.P. For Political and Public Service.
  • Professor John Harold Plumb, Historian.
  • James Gordon Robson, C.B.E., Professor of Anaesthetics, Royal Postgraduate Medical School, University of London.
  • Lawrence William Robson. For Political and Public Service.
  • Walter Hans Salomon, Founder and Treasurer of "Young Enterprise".
  • John Reynolds Mayhew-Sanders, Chairman, John Brown plc. For services to Export.
  • William Arthur Shapland, Chairman, Blackwood Hodge plc.
  • Michael Norman Shaw, D.L., M.P. For Political and Public Service.
  • Jack Smart, C.B.E., Chairman, Association of Metropolitan Authorities.
  • Alan Smith, C.B.E., D.F.C, D.L., Chairman and Chief Executive, Dawson International plc.
  • William Oulton Wade. For Political and Public Service in North West England.
  • Ian James Wallace, C.B.E. For Political Service in the West Midlands.

Diplomatic Service and Overseas List

Australian States

State of Queensland
  • Jack Frederick Leggo, D.F.C. For services to motoring and the community.

Order of the Bath[edit]

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

  • Admiral Sir John Fieldhouse, K.C.B.
  • General Sir John Stanier, K.C.B., M.B.E., A.D.C. Gen., Colonel Commandant Royal Armoured Corps, Colonel The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers and Greys).
  • Air Chief Marshal Sir Keith Williamson, K.C.B., A.F.C., Royal Air Force.
  • Sir Peter Willoughby Carey, K.C.B., Permanent Secretary, Department of Industry.

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

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

Military Division
  • Rear Admiral Robert Michael Burgoyne.
  • Rear Admiral Alexander Peter Comrie.
  • Surgeon Rear Admiral (D) Philip Reginald John Duly, O.B.E., Q.H.D.S.
  • Rear Admiral John Bethell Hervey, O.B.E.
  • Major General Derek Boorman, late The Staffordshire Regiment (The Prince of Wales's).
  • Major General Trevor Stuart Hart, Q.H.P., late Royal Army Medical Corps.
  • Major General William Michael Ellis Hicks, O.B.E. late Coldstream Guards.
  • Major General Patrick Herbert Lee, M.B.E., late Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers.
  • Major General Christopher John Popham, late Corps of Royal Engineers.
  • Major General William Nigel James Withall, late Corps of Royal Engineers.
  • Air Vice-Marshal John Bernard Fitzpatrick, Royal Air Force.
  • Air Vice-Marshal Walter John Herrington, Royal Air Force (Retired).
  • Air Vice-Marshal Henry Reed-Purvis, O.B.E., Royal Air Force Regiment.
  • Air Vice-Marshal Michael Maurice Jeffries Robinson, Royal Air Force.
Civil Division
  • James Frederick Barnes, Deputy Chief Scientific Adviser (Projects), Ministry of Defence.
  • Kenneth Anthony Bradshaw, Clerk Assistant, House of Commons.
  • Lawrence Henry Brandes, lately Under Secretary, Department of Education and Science.
  • John Cormack, Under Secretary, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland.
  • Philip Cousins, Deputy Secretary, Exchequer and Audit Department.
  • David Levric Davies, O.B.E., lately Under Secretary, H.M. Procurator General and Treasury Solicitor's Department.
  • Duncan Sheppey Davies, lately Chief Engineer and Scientist, Department of Industry.
  • James David Fergusson, Assistant Comptroller, Patent Office.
  • John Waterston Furness, Under Secretary, Department of Transport.
  • Peter Graham, Parliamentary Counsel.
  • Julian George Kelsey, Deputy Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.
  • Alfred Walter Mabbs, lately Keeper of Public Records.
  • Stanley Walter Midwinter, Under Secretary, Department of the Environment.
  • Peter Rogerson Oglesby, Deputy Secretary, Department of Health and Social Security.
  • William George Henry Quigley, Permanent Secretary, Department of Finance and Personnel, Northern Ireland.
  • Derek Rippengal, Q.C., Counsel to the Chairman of Committees, House of Lords.
  • Keith Henry Westcott Thomas, O.B.E., Chief Executive, Royal Dockyards, Ministry of Defence.
  • Reginald Norman Williams, Under Secretary, Department of Health and Social Security.

Australian States

State of Western Australia
  • Robert David Davies, C.V.O., R.D., J.P. For public service.

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]

  • Sir Antony Acland, K.C.V.O., C.M.G., Permanent Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Head of H.M. Diplomatic Service.
  • Julian Leonard Bullard, C.M.G., Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
  • Richard Edmund Clement Parsons, C.M.G., H.M. Ambassador, Madrid.
  • Richard James Stratton, C.M.G., British High Commissioner, Wellington.
  • John Robert Williams, C.M.G., British High Commissioner, Nairobi.

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

  • His Honour William Arnold Sime, M.B.E., Q.C., lately Senior Judge, Sovereign Base Areas Administration, Cyprus.
  • Andrew Thomas Wilson, Assistant Secretary, Overseas Development Administration.
  • Nicholas John Barrington, C.V.O., Head of British Interests Section, Royal Swedish Embassy, Tehran.
  • Michael Crowley Crowley-Milling, lately Director, LEP Project, Centre for European Nuclear Research, Geneva.
  • Alexis Porter, O.B.E., Counsellor, H.M. Embassy, Paris.
  • The Honourable Eustace Hubert Beilby Gibbs, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, H.M. Vice-Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps.
  • David Howe Gillmore, Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
  • Christopher Leslie George Mallaby, Minister-designate, H.M. Embassy, Bonn.
  • Peter Malcolm Maxey, H.M. Ambassador, East Berlin.
  • Michael Ramsay Melhuish, Counsellor, H.M. Embassy, Warsaw.
  • Michael John Newington, H.M. Consul-General, Düsseldorf.
  • Terence David O'Leary, British High Commissioner, Freetown.
  • Michael Keith Orlebar Simpson-Orlebar, Minister, H.M. Embassy, Rome.
  • Duncan Slater, H.M. Ambassador, Muscat.
  • David Churchill Thomas, H.M. Ambassador, Havana.

Australian States

State of South Australia
  • Robert Leo Seppelt. For service to the wine industry.

Royal Victorian Order[edit]

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

  • The Most Noble Mary Kathleen, The Dowager Duchess of Abercorn, D.C.V.O.

Dame Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (DCVO)[edit]

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

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

  • Lady Mary Katherine Fitzalan-Howard, M.V.O.
  • George Albert Harris, M.V.O., M.B.E.
  • Colin Vyvyan Peterson,
  • John Edward Powis Titman, M.V.O.

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

  • Francis Sedley Andrus.
  • Commander John Hamilton Cracknell, Metropolitan Police.
  • Leonard Geale Dickson.
  • Alain Chartier Edmond Joly de Lotbinière.
  • Major Nicholas Skerratt Lawson.
  • Commander John Henry Stuart Mcanally, Royal Navy.
  • Commander Richard Nicholas Margrave Paige, Royal Navy.
  • Sydney Richards.
  • Peter Scott Dunn.
  • Captain Ashe George Russell Windham, Irish Guards.
  • Graham Henry Bish.
  • Anthony Joseph Charlton.
  • Chief Yeoman Warder Robert Hugh Harton.
  • Miss Susan Louise Hay.
  • Captain (Local Major) Graham Anthony Clifford Hoskins, Royal Marines.
  • Margaret Hannah, Mrs. Kennerley.
  • John Alexander Murray.
  • Derek Roy Mackay Ottowell.
  • Arthur John William Scovell.

Royal Victorian Medal (RVM)[edit]

Royal Victorian Medal (Silver)[edit]

  • Miss Margaret Rachel Coleman.
  • Frederick William Henry George Cottrell.
  • Sergeant Major Charles Frank Edward Crickmore, The Queen's Bodyguard of the Yeomen of the Guard.
  • Richard Laurence Day.
  • Police Constable James Hazeldine, Metropolitan Police.
  • Lionel Thomas Mann.
  • Yeoman Bed Hanger Frederick George Marsh, M.B.E., The Queen's Bodyguard of the Yeomen of the Guard.
  • Humphrey Massey.
  • Rene Henri Meylan.
  • Yeoman Bed Hanger James Peart, The Queen's Bodyguard of the Yeomen of the Guard.
  • Sergeant Major Frank George Pickford, The Queen's Bodyguard of the Yeomen of the Guard.
  • Police Constable John Pillans, Metropolitan Police.
  • Patrick Ryan.
  • Arthur George Wakefield.
  • Chief Technician Brian James Walton, Royal Air Force.

Companion of Honour[edit]


Order of Australia[edit]

Knight of the Order of Australia (AK)[edit]

Companion in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AC)[edit]

  • Robert John Walsh AO OBE

Knight Bachelor[edit]

  • Donald Dean von Bibra CMG, OBE. For service to primary industry and the community.
  • Laurence Charles Brodie-Hall, CMG. For service to the mining industry.
  • James Keith Campbell, CBE. For service to commerce, industry and the community
  • Neil Smith Currie, CBE. For public service.
  • The Honourable Mr. Justice Joseph Patrick George Kniepp. For service to education and the community.
  • Eric James Neal. For service to industry.
  • The Honourable Mr Justice Albert Edward Woodward, OBE. For public service.

Order of the Bath[edit]

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

Civil Division
  • Roy James Cameron. For public service.

Order of Saint Michael and Saint George[edit]

Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (KCMG)[edit]

  • The Honourable Denis James Kileen, MP. For parliamentary service.

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

  • Keith Hedley Cousins. For service to the advertising industry and the community.
  • Professor Derek John Mulvaney. For service to education.
  • Dr Bernard McCarthy O'Brien. For service to medicine, in the field of microsurgery.
  • Brian John Sweeney. For service to the arts.
  • Frank Lionel Watts, MBE. For service to the disabled.

New Zealand[edit]

Knight Bachelor[edit]

Order of Saint Michael and Saint George[edit]

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

  • Kenneth Walter Kiddle - Chairman, New Zealand Apple and Pear Marketing Board.
  • Raymond Walter Ralph White - lately Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.

Order of the British Empire[edit]

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

Civil Division

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

Military Division

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

Civil Division
Military Division
  • Brigadier John Webster Mawson MVO (V205087) - Brigadiers List, New Zealand Army

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

Civil Division
  • Beville Robert Austin JP. For services to the community.
  • Henry John Lester Bailey. For services to the community.
  • Lindsay John MacFarlarie Black - lately Specialist Orthopaedic Surgeon, West Coast Hospital Board.
  • David Alan Bowron. For services to manufacturing and the community.
  • Peter Thomas Button. For services to search and rescue operations.
  • Haydn Neil Guymer. For services to export.
  • John Hildebrand Holderness. For services to scouting and the community.
  • Dr Norcott de Bisson Hornibrook - Chief Micropalaeontologist, New Zealand Geological Survey, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, 1951–1981.
  • Hugh Milson Linklater. For services to farming and the community.
  • Miss Elizabeth Hazel Lissaman (Mrs Hall). For services to pottery.
  • Alan William Mackney. For services to forestry and the community.
  • Peter Heywood Malone. For services to the veterinary profession.
  • Gordon Charles Mason JP. For services to local government.
  • Onny Parun. For services to tennis.
  • John Charles Paterson. For services to agriculture.
  • Dr Lancelot Eric Richdale. For services to ornithology.
  • Mrs Clementina Smeeton. For. services to returned servicewomen, nursing and the community.
  • Mrs Lagitafuke Haioti Viliko. For services to the people of Niue.
  • George Frederick Vincent. For services to badminton and softball.
  • Walter Robertson Fleming - Deputy Assistant Commissioner, New Zealand Police.
Military Division
  • Captain Kelvin John Lewis (W13659) - Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Lieutenant Colonel John Alexander Dixon (D35341) - Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment.
  • Group Captain Albert Edward Thomson, AFC (B75004) - Royal New Zealand Air Force.

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

Civil Division
  • Oliver Richard Arkell. For services to the community.
  • Miss Sylvia Ashton-Warner. For services to education and literature.
  • Ian Nelson Drummond. For services to returned servicemen and the community.
  • Peter Glen. For services to the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra.
  • Miss Dorothy Helen Hamilton. For services as a dental nurse and to the community.
  • George Sinclair Hanson - President, New Zealand Lamb Company Ltd. For services to export.
  • John David Monroe Herron - lately Rector, Bayfield High School, Dunedin.
  • Robin Cromwell Holst. For services to music.
  • George Leslie Victor Hunter. For services to the taxi industry.
  • Arthur Russell Kerse. For services to the New Zealand Crippled Children Society.
  • Clive Kingsley-Smith. For services to the community.
  • Alan Julian La Roche. For services to the community.
  • Keith Reginald Leckie. For services to swimming.
  • Richard Norman Lyon - Superintendent, Armament Stores Depot and Inspector of Naval Ordnance, Auckland.
  • Albert Bernard Macdonald. For services to the community.
  • Miss Kathleen Isabel McRoberts. For services to music.
  • Mrs Anna Marie Millar. For services to the Māori people.
  • Stewart Rutherford Morrison. For services to adult education and the arts.
  • Mrs Naomi Oakly. For services to the community.
  • Cyril Pascoe Perry JP. For services to the Sheep Dog Trial Association.
  • Alan Kirkland Prince JP. For services to the community.
  • Jack Ranfurly Arthur Onslow Rogers. For services to the community.
  • Blair Goldesborough Stockwell. For services to cycling.
  • Rodney George Sutton. For services to music.
Military Division
  • Warrant Officer Seaman Gunnery Instructor Kenneth Johnston (F17025) - Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Warrant Officer Marine Engineering Artificer Noel William White (A17211) - Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Major Ian Moorcroft Bolton ED (M829115) - Royal New Zealand Armoured Corps (Territorial Force).
  • Major Christopher Bernard Mullane (T40562) - Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment.
  • Major and Quartermaster Robert Percy Withers (S896027) - Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment.
  • Flight Lieutenant Graham Hugo Page Hanify (F714477) - Royal New Zealand Air Force.

Queen's Service Order[edit]

Companions of the Queen's Service Order for Community Service (QSO)[edit]

Companions of the Queen's Service Order for Public Services (QSO)[edit]

  • Robert Agnew.
  • Jack Brand.
  • Mrs Mavis Amy Campbell.
  • Ivan George Elder.
  • Peter Mercer.
  • James Henry Mitchell.
  • Mrs Eve Poole.
  • Miss Mary Allan Ronnie (Mrs O'Connor) - National Librarian, National Library of New Zealand, 1976–81.

Queen's Service Medal[edit]

Queen's Service Medal for Community Service (QSM)[edit]

  • Mrs Florence Amy Balfour.
  • Mrs Rita Margaret Baughen.
  • Henry Desmond Bennett JP.
  • Mrs Margaret Napier Boyce.
  • Mrs Sybil Elizabeth Clifton-Mogg.
  • Graham Thomas Condon.
  • Mrs Mildred Coursey.
  • John Fisher Davidson.
  • Mrs Vivienne Ellen Degenkolbe.
  • William Vincett Griffin.
  • James Clifford Harbut.
  • Mrs Helen Joyce Hole.
  • Mrs Olga May Jekyll.
  • Frederick William Harris Jones.
  • Mrs Shona Elsie Kempton.
  • Mrs Helen Roberta Richardson Kidd.
  • Mrs Kathleen Dorothy Kirkby.
  • Mrs Gladys Elizabeth Lee.
  • Mrs Ella Margaret McLeod JP.
  • Mrs Florence Isabel Mechen.
  • Mrs Joyce Meiklejohn.
  • Mrs Winifred Edith Osborne.
  • Mrs Isabel Winifred Palmer.
  • Miss Hazel Mary Phillips.
  • Arnold Raymond Rae.
  • Mrs Catherine Aird Suddaby.
  • Mrs Minnie Doreen Sutton.
  • Arnold Thomas.
  • Mrs Myra Everett Tripp.
  • Mrs Phyllis Cordelia Weir.
  • Tamati Wharehuia.

Queen's Service Medal for Public Services (QSM)[edit]

  • Douglas Ernest Aldridge JP.
  • Miss Vera Ballance.
  • Richard Stuart Benner.
  • The Reverend Father Patrick Lorenzo Bracken.
  • Mrs Joan Millward Bull.
  • George Kenmir Bunce.
  • Norman Allan Carran JP.
  • Brian Leslie Cox.
  • Miss Kalapu Kula Fiaola - Staff Nurse, Tokelau Public Service.
  • Harold Ernest Godber JP.
  • Mrs Dorothy Steel Good.
  • Milton William Laurence Gosling JP.
  • Charles Cuthbert Knight QFSM JP.
  • Ronald Charles Lloyd.
  • Mrs Vera Daphne Malone.
  • Mrs Louise Frances Miller JP.
  • Thomas Richard Calvert Muir.
  • Bruce Herbert Orchard JP.
  • losefo Perez, Radio Operator, Tokelau Public Service.
  • Miss Elizabeth Stella Poole.
  • Mrs Gladys Mary Wallace.
  • Edmund Bentley Wild JP.
  • Angela Mary Harwood - Senior Sergeant, New Zealand Police.
  • Stanley Raymond Henry Keith - Detective Senior Sergeant, New Zealand Police.
  • Francis Bernard Tully - Senior Constable, New Zealand Police,

Queen's Fire Service Medal (QFSM)[edit]

  • Brian Fenton Hyland - Fire Force Commander, New Zealand Fire Service, Christchurch.
  • Anthony Ronald Lyford - Fire Commander, New Zealand Fire Service, Whangarei.
  • Russell Edward Williams - Chief Fire Officer, Darfield Volunteer Fire Brigade.

British Empire Medal (BEM)[edit]

Military Division
  • Chief Petty Officer Marine Engineering Artificer Graeme Robert Cramond (A20815) - Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Sergeant Henare Taurima Baker (K773016) - Royal New Zealand Corps of Transport (Territorial Force).
  • Staff Sergeant Mathew John Te Pou (D42691) - Royal New Zealand Artillery.
  • Sergeant Stephen James Tesar (H45133) - Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment.
  • Staff Sergeant Bevan Douglas Wright (Q214834) - Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (Territorial Force).
  • Flight Sergeant Russell Gibson Bodman (J81060) - Royal New Zealand Air Force.

Air Force Cross (AFC)[edit]

  • Wing Commander Kenneth Arthur Gayfer (U79368) - Royal New Zealand Air Force.

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

  • Master Engineer John Walter Morris - Royal New Zealand Air Force.


  1. ^ United Kingdom: The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 49008. pp. 1–29. 11 June 1982.
  2. ^ New Zealand: The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 49010. p. 39. 12 June 1982.
  3. ^ "Queen's Birthday Honours 1982" (24 June 1982) 68 New Zealand Gazette 1995.
  4. ^ "Queen's Birthday 1982 Honours" (PDF), Commonwealth of Australia Gazette, 12 June 1982, archived from the original (PDF) on 2 April 2016