1982 New Year Honours

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The New Year Honours 1982 were appointments by most of the Commonwealth realms of Queen Elizabeth II to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of those countries, and honorary ones to citizens of other countries. They were announced in The London Gazette on 31 December 1981 to celebrate the year passed and mark the beginning of 1982.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10]

Names and titles of recipients are shown as they appeared in this honours list.


United Kingdom[edit]

Life Barons[edit]

Privy Counsellors[edit]

  • The Honourable Douglas Richard Hurd, C.B.E., M.P. Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Member of Parliament for Mid-Oxfordshire.
  • Timothy Hugh Francis Raison, M.P., Minister of State, Home Office. Member of Parliament for Aylesbury.

Knights Bachelor[edit]

Diplomatic Service and Overseas List

  • The Honourable James Rufus Astwood, Chief Justice of Bermuda.

Australian States

State of Victoria
  • The Honourable John Gerald Norris, E.D., Q.C., For service to the law.
  • Thomas Lindsay North. For service to the retail industry.
State of Queensland
  • Archibald Archer, C.M.G. For services to primary industries, government and the community.
State of South Australia
  • Eric Emil von Schramek. For services to architecture and the community.
State of Western Australia
  • Kenneth Joseph Townsing, C.M.G., I.S.O. For public service and service to education.

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]

  • William Ewart Bell, C.B., Head of Northern Ireland Civil Service.
  • Cecil Montacute Clothier, Q.C., Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration, and Health Service Commissioner for England, Wales and Scotland.
  • Lieutenant General Maurice Robert Johnston, O.B.E., late 1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards.
  • Air Marshal John Robson Rogers, C.B.E., Royal Air Force.

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

Military Division
Civil Division
  • Alan Marshall Bailey, Deputy Secretary, Cabinet Office.
  • John Bilsland Bailey, Deputy Treasury Solicitor, Office of H.M. Procurator General and Treasury Solicitor.
  • Peter Robert Barnes, Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions.
  • Kenneth Percy Bloomfield, Permanent Secretary, Department of Commerce for Northern Ireland.
  • Robert Stanley Boyd, Solicitor, Board of Inland Revenue.
  • John Desmond Bryars, Deputy Secretary, Ministry of Defence.
  • John Delafons, Deputy Secretary, Department of the Environment.
  • Gordon William Fowler, Under Secretary, Home Office.
  • Ronald Gausden, lately H.M. Chief Inspector of Nuclear Installations, Department of Employment.
  • John Edgar Hansford, Under Secretary, H.M. Treasury.
  • Henry Knorpel, Solicitor, Department of Health and Social Security.
  • John Alexander Marshall, Deputy Secretary, Northern Ireland Office.
  • Wilfred Meakin, Managing Director, Royal Ordnance Factories, Ministry of Defence.
  • Timothy Edward Nodder, Deputy Secretary, Department of Health and Social Security.
  • Douglas Boucher Smith, Deputy Secretary, Department of Employment.
  • Edward John Gregg Smith, Deputy Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.
  • Walter Purvis Smith, O.B.E., Director General, Ordnance Survey.
  • Derek John Wakefield, Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
  • Ernest John David Warne, Deputy Director General, Office of Fair Trading.
Australian States
State of Victoria
  • Kenneth David Green, O.B.E., E.D. 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 Saint Michael and Saint George (KCMG)[edit]

Australian States
State of Victoria

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

  • Michael O'Donel Bjarne Alexander, H.M. Ambassador-designate, Vienna.
  • Stephen Jeremy Barrett, lately Head of British Interests Section, Royal Swedish Embassy, Tehran.
  • Christopher Keith Curwen, Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
  • Timothy Lewis Achilles Daunt, Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
  • Patrick Morris Coventry Denby, lately Assistant Director-General, International Labour Organisation, Geneva.
  • Patrick Craigmile Duff, Assistant Secretary, Overseas Development Administration.
  • William Norman Hillier-Fry, British, High Commissioner, Kampala.
  • Wilfred Jones, British High Commissioner, Gaborone.
  • Robin John Taylor Mclaren, Political Adviser, Hong Kong.
  • The Honourable Humphrey John Hamilton Maud, Minister, H.M. Embassy, Madrid.
  • John Albert Leigh Morgan, H.M. Ambassador, Seoul.
  • James Ernest Reeve, H.M. Consul-General, Milan.
  • John Keith Lumley Thompson, M.B.E., T.D., Counsellor (Science and Technology), H.M. Embassy, Washington.
  • Derek Tonkin, H.M. Ambassador, Hanoi.
  • Ian Sinclair Winchester, Minister-designate, H.M. Embassy, Jedda.
Australian States
State of Queensland
  • Roy Deicke. For service to the sugar industry.
State of Western Australia
  • Leslie Edward Stephenson McCarrey, Permanent Head of the Treasury Department.

Royal Victorian Order[edit]

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

  • Alice Anne, Mrs. Wall, C.V.O.

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

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

  • Lieutenant Colonel Rodney Onslow Dennys, M.V.O., O.B.E.
  • James George Eve.
  • Professor Kenneth Gordon Lowe.
  • Maurice Mendoza.

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

  • Surgeon Captain Norman James Blacklock, O.B.E., Royal Navy (Retired).
  • Squadron Leader David Hurley, A.F.C., Royal Air Force.
  • Harry Dockrill Jones, M.V.O.
  • The Reverend John Francis Morgan Llewellyn.
  • Captain Robin Stafford Markes, Royal Navy.
  • Miss Dolores Malita De Rohan Monreal, M.V.O., M.B.E.
  • Captain Michael Antony Claes Moore, Royal Navy.
  • Squadron Leader David John Rowe, Royal Air Force
  • George Drewry Squibb, Q.C.
  • Miss Jacquetta Anne Adams.
  • Miss Vivien Irene Joy Clifford.
  • Miss Elizabeth Hazel Cuthbert.
  • Dorothy Joan, Mrs. Ferme.
  • George Black Lowe.
  • Superintendent Paul Nicholas Officer, Metropolitan Police.
  • Lieutenant Commander Philip Anthony Shaw, Royal Navy.

Royal Victorian Medal (RVM)[edit]

Royal Victorian Medal (Gold)[edit]

  • William Baker, R.V.M.
  • William John Prater, R.V.M.

Royal Victorian Medal (Silver)[edit]

  • Police Constable Michael Charles Allen, Metropolitan Police.
  • Derek Charles Chappell.
  • Harry Crago.
  • Sergeant Richard Ian Dawling, Royal Air Force.
  • Miss Mary Doran.
  • Sergeant Paul Ronald George Howarth, Royal Air Force.
  • Leading Steward David George Martin.
  • Noel McCombie.
  • Police Constable Donald Royston Murphy, Metropolitan Police.
  • Charles John Tack.

Order of the British Empire[edit]

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

  • Admiral Sir Anthony Morton, K.C.B.
  • General Sir Anthony Farrar-Hockley, K.C.B., D.S.O., M.B.E., M.C., A.D.C., Gen., Colonel The Gloucestershire Regiment, Colonel Commandant The Parachute Regiment.
  • Sir Francis Aimé Vallat, K.C.M.G., lately Member of the International Law Commission.

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

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

Military Division
  • Surgeon Rear Admiral Francis Michael Kinsman, O.B.E., Q.H.P.
  • Captain Richard Edgar Lambert, Royal Navy.
  • Captain Michael Cecil Maurice Mansergh, Royal Navy.
  • Captain Michael L'Estrange Tudor-Craig, A.D.C. Royal Navy.
  • Brigadier David John Atkinson, M.B.E., late Royal Regiment of Artillery.
  • Brigadier Richard Anthony Clay, O.B.E., late Royal Regiment of Artillery.
  • Colonel Ian Campbell Crawford (484427), late Royal Army Medical Corps.
  • Colonel Christopher John Lee (426937), late The Royal Regiment of Wales (24th/41st Foot).
  • Colonel Robert Vaughan Ockenden, O.B.E., late Royal Tank Regiment.
  • Brigadier (Local Major General) Charles Patrick Ralph Palmer, O.B.E., late The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (Princess Louise's).
  • Colonel (Local Brigadier) Derek Charles Wilkins, T.D., late Royal Army Medical Corps., Territorial Army.
  • Air Commodore Albert Daniel Arthur Honley, A.F.C., Royal Air Force.
  • Group Captain John Hulme Harris, Royal Air Force.
  • Group Captain Barry Higgs, Royal Air Force.
  • Group Captain Peter Philip Wallington Taylor, A.F.C., Royal Air Force.
Civil Division
Australian States
State of Victoria
  • David Joseph Bourke. For service to horse-racing.
  • Professor Edwin Carlyle Wood. For service to medicine.
State of Queensland
  • Professor George Neville Davies. For service to the dental profession and the University of Queensland.
  • Bert James Thiess. For services to development in the field of earthmoving and construction.

Companion of Honour[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

Knight Bachelor[edit]

Order of the Bath[edit]

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

Military Division
  • Rear Admiral Keith Michael Saull (13691) – Chief of Naval Staff.

Order of Saint Michael and Saint George[edit]

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

  • Jack Alexander McLeod Kean – lately Comptroller of Customs.
  • Douglas Callum Kirkpatrick JP. For services as Chairman of the Forestry Council and to business management.
  • Robert William Stannard. For services to the accountancy profession.

Order of the British Empire[edit]

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

Civil Division
  • Henare Kohere Ngata OBE JP. For services to the Māori people.
  • Allan Frederick Wright – President, Federated Farmers of New Zealand, 1977–81.

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

Civil Division
  • Miss Reubina Ann Ballin. For services to the disabled.
  • Dr Alfred Bramwell Cook. For services to the Salvation Army and the community.
  • William Henry Hickson – lately Director-General, New Zealand Post Office.
  • Prof. Ewen Garth McQueen VRD. For services to pharmacology.
  • Walter Stewart Otto. For public services.
  • David Alan Thom. For services to engineering and the environment.
Military Division
  • Brigadier Harry Bowen Honnor MVO (Y31348) – Deputy Chief of Defence Staff.

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

Civil Division
  • Donald Frederick Cotter. For services to the Anglican Church and community.
  • Keith Henry Dockery. For services to local government.
  • James Healy. For services to geology and the community.
  • Eugen Hirst JP. For services to optometry and the community.
  • Ernest Albert James Holdaway DFC JP. For services to local and community affairs.
  • Albert Archibald Jelley For services to athletics.
  • John Keith Macdonald. For services to sport.
  • Patrick Eisdell Moore. For services to otolaryngology and the community.
  • Jack Drysdale Prestney. For services to sport.
  • Harold James Stinson. For services to returned servicemen.
  • Emeritus Prof. Richard Horton Beauclerc Toy. For services to architecture.
  • William Henry Walden-Mills. For services to music education.
  • George Raymond Webby. For services to drama and the theatre.
  • Brian Ross Davies – Chief Superintendent, New Zealand Police.
Military Division
  • Chaplain Paul Cronin (V017729) – Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Lieutenant Colonel Clyde Cyril Stewart (Q688381) – Royal New Zealand Artillery.
  • Group Captain Frederick Martin Kinvig AFC (L709721) – Royal New Zealand Air Force.

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

Civil Division
  • David Douglas Alderton. For services to farming and the community.
  • Mrs Annie Shirley Barrett. For services to the Auckland Hospital Board and the community.
  • Graham Neill Caldwell ED. For services to education and the community.
  • Mrs Florence May Carruthers. For services to women's hockey.
  • Ernest Albert Edward Cook. For services to the community.
  • Ian Albert Dowdle. For services to the dairy industry.
  • William Harkness Dunn. For services to aviation.
  • The Reverend Leo Reginald Evatt. For services to education.
  • Miss Margaret Jane Catherine Fox (Sister Mary Ceslaus). For services to music.
  • Jack Henry Harvey. For services to the intellectually handicaped.
  • Norman Frederick Hubbard. For services to the community.
  • John James Jarvis. For services to scouting.
  • Mrs April Vye Kerr. For services to the Country Women's Institute and the community.
  • Maurice Arthur Le Cren. For services to bowling.
  • Thomas William Henry Lighton. For services to brass bands.
  • Miss Barbara Flora McDonald. For services to the New Zealand Red Cross Society and the community.
  • Joseph George Pereira – Chef de Cuisine (Bellamy's), Tourist Hotel Corporation of New Zealand.
  • Ralph Strang Rollo. For services to the community.
  • Miss Evelyn Beatrice Salmon – Senior Lecturer, Nursing Studies, Department of Education, Victoria University of Wellington.
  • Mrs Marie Joyce Samuels. For services to the community.
  • Dr Jean Anderson Seabrook. For services to speech therapy.
  • Lewis Arthur Turrell. For services to Highland pipe bands.
  • Samuel Malcolm Wallace JP. For services to farming.
  • Miss Vera Isabel Williamson. For services to the Salvation Army in India.
  • Peter Tom Wolfenden. For services to trotting.
Military Division
  • Lieutenant Commander Geoffrey John Bourke (C13687) – Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Warrant Officer Control Electrical Artificer Geoffrey Stevenson Kelly (LI6455) – Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Warrant Officer Class II Geoffrey John Blackburn (P837236) – The Corps of Royal New Zealand Engineers.
  • Warrant Officer Class I Kenneth John Carleton (E350294) – Royal New Zealand Dental Corps (Territorial Force).
  • Warrant Officer Class I Rex William Harris (B340148) – Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment.
  • Flight Lieutenant Norman Henry Bartholomew BEM (A76682) – Royal New Zealand Air Force.
  • Squadron Leader Brian Glenbourne Morrison Palmer (Y75324) – Royal New Zealand Air Force.
  • Squadron Leader Clyde McGregor Simpson DFC (130408) – Territorial Air Force.

Queen's Service Order[edit]

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

  • Morris Leonard Coutts.
  • Owen George Davis.
  • Miss Kathleen Gabrielle Gibbs (Sister Mary Crescentia).
  • Ruby Jones JP.
  • Thomas Clive Smith JP.

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

  • Edgar Stanley James Crutchley JP.
  • Kenneth Clarence Durrant – Deputy Director-General of Agriculture and Fisheries.
  • Albert Eric Gibson – lately Superintendent of Land Development, Department of Lands and Survey.
  • Charles Russell Hervey.
  • Noel Cameron Kelly JP – lately Public Trustee.
  • Miss Mabel Mahinarangi Kewene MBE JP – lately Principal Nurse, Waiapu Hospital Board.
  • Cyril Ashton Lovell.
  • Miss Nita Marie McMaster – lately Principal, Wellington East Girls' College.
  • Robert Howard White JP – Mayor of Papatoetoe.
  • Terence Leslie Carlton Williams JP.
  • Dong Willie Lee Young JP.

Queen's Service Medal[edit]

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

  • Mrs Ngapera Taahu Black.
  • Miss Gwendolene Annie Blott.
  • Frederick Robert Brown.
  • Mrs Jean Winifred Brown.
  • Alexander Loyal Caie.
  • Mrs Shirley Joan Coates.
  • Mrs Jean Elizabeth Donnelly.
  • Cyril Terence Drummond.
  • Alan Herbert Haskell.
  • Mrs Lorna Beryl Hendry.
  • Royden James Howell.
  • Ivan Charles Edwin Lovelock.
  • Mrs Edith Mary McRoberts Luker.
  • Mrs Marie Mahoney.
  • Mrs Myrtle Kathleen Old.
  • Mrs Eileen Maud Kimbell-Owen.
  • Mrs Lucilla Mary Katherine Quin.
  • Mrs Eileen May Reed.
  • Mrs Florence Hilda Robertson.
  • Mrs Eunice Myrtle Robinson.
  • Miss Toni Joan Savage.
  • Miss Lily Allan Stevens.
  • Mrs Te Wairakau Paia Waipara.
  • Miss Claire Wallis.
  • Mrs Elvy Florence Wills.
  • Barry Graham Wynks.

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

  • Mrs Ruby Alice Aberhart.
  • Albert George Braddick JP.
  • Miss Maisie Constance Brown.
  • Miss Rita Cartwright.
  • Oliver John Chappell.
  • Ian John Crawford JP.
  • Harold Robert Grossman.
  • Howard Wilberforce Duncumb JP.
  • Miss Bo Benn (Margaret) Easther.
  • Mrs Teea-atua Sarah Goodwin JP.
  • John Gow Irving – Supervising Livestock Officer, Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries.
  • Mrs Muriel Jean Lilburn.
  • Peter Samuel McCormack.
  • Mrs Valerie Elizabeth Maxted Miller JP.
  • Norman Alfred Morris – lately New Zealand High Commission, London.
  • Mrs Grace Pehunga Nicholls.
  • Mrs Ada Mabel Gwen Parnwell.
  • The Reverend Ned Eric Ripley.
  • Sydney Maxwell John Smith – Project Engineer, Ministry of Works and Development.
  • Mrs Nancy Nicolas Strang.
  • Thomas Ross Vallentine – lately Accountant and Administration Officer, New Zealand Consulate-General, Sydney.
  • Miss Keitha Margaret Weir.
  • Miss Janet Buchanan Williams – lately Social Secretary, New Zealand High Commission, London.
  • Miss Isabel Elizabeth Young JP.
  • Terrance Noel French – Senior Sergeant, New Zealand Police.
  • Patariki Paani Wihongi – Sergeant, New Zealand Police.

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

  • Noel Walter Thompson – Chief Fire Officer, Paeroa Volunteer Fire Brigade.
  • Alan Fitzgerald Jones – Chief Fire Officer, Pahiatua Volunteer Fire Brigade.
  • James Oman Rutene – Chief Fire Officer, Te Karaka Volunteer Fire Brigade.

British Empire Medal (BEM)[edit]

Military Division
  • General Service Hand James Cuthbertson (R12136) – Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Chief Petty Officer Radio Supervisor Christopher Robin Farrow (D18242) – Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Sergeant Harvey Wilson Murray (V44708) – Royal New Zealand Armoured Corps.
  • Staff Sergeant Benjamin Ngapo (H39475) – Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment.
  • Flight Sergeant Allan Barry Hill (Q80491) – Royal New Zealand Air Force.
  • Sergeant Desmond Peter McGettigan (A83122) – Royal New Zealand Air Force.
  • Sergeant Rangi Haereroa Temore Mark Ngaropo Takuira (N81317) – Royal New Zealand Air Force.

Queen's Police Medal (QPM)[edit]

  • John Reginald Harman – Superintendent, New Zealand Police.
  • Brion Philip Duncan – Detective Chief Inspector, New Zealand Police.

Royal Red Cross[edit]

Associate of the Royal Red Cross (ARRC)[edit]

  • Warrant Officer Class II Raymond Roy Alexander (W212655) – Royal New Zealand Medical Corps (Territorial Force).

Air Force Cross (AFC)[edit]

  • Squadron Leader Francis Stanton Sharp (A82915) – Royal New Zealand Air Force.

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

  • Lieutenant Michael John Millar (U20419) – Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Squadron Leader Richard Merrill Bulger (P81019) – Royal New Zealand Air Force.
  • Squadron Leader Stewart David White (G87659) – Royal New Zealand Air Force.


  1. ^ United Kingdom, Overseas Territories and Australian States: The London Gazette: no. 48837. pp. 1–32. 31 December 1981.
  2. ^ Australia: The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 48838. pp. 33–37. 31 December 1981.
  3. ^ New Zealand: The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 48839. pp. 39–43. 31 December 1981. Retrieved 17 August 2015.
  4. ^ Mauritius: The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 48840. pp. 45–46. 31 December 1981.
  5. ^ Fiji: The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 48841. pp. 47–48. 31 December 1981.
  6. ^ Papua New Guinea: The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 48842. pp. 49–50. 31 December 1981.
  7. ^ Solomon Islands: The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 48843. pp. 51–52. 31 December 1981.
  8. ^ Tuvalu: The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 48844. p. 53. 31 December 1981.
  9. ^ St Lucia: The London Gazette: no. 48845. p. 55. 31 December 1981.
  10. ^ St Vincent and Grenadines: The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 48846. p. 57. 31 December 1981.