1985 New Year Honours

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The New Year Honours 1985 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 on 31 December 1984 to celebrate the year passed and mark the beginning of 1985.[1][2]

Contents

United Kingdom[edit]

Life Peers[edit]

Privy Counsellors[edit]

Knights Bachelor[edit]

DIPLOMATIC SERVICE AND OVERSEAS LIST
  • Rogerio Hyndman Lobo, C.B.E., J.P. For public services in Hong Kong.
  • Arthur Michael Wood, C.B.E. For medical services to the community in Kenya.
STATE OF QUEENSLAND
  • Sydney Schubert, Co-ordinator-General, Premier's Department.
  • Hercules Sinnamon, O.B.E. For services to the community.

Order of the Bath[edit]

Knight Grand Cross (GCB)[edit]

Military Division
  • Air Chief Marshal Sir Thomas Kennedy, K.C.B., A.F.C., A.D.C., Royal Air Force.

Knight Commander (KCB)[edit]

Military Division
Civil Division
  • Peter Esmond Lazarus, C.B., Permanent Secretary, Department of Transport.
  • Michael Edward Quinlan, C.B., Permanent Secretary, Department of Employment.

Commander (CB)[edit]

Military Division
  • Rear Admiral William Alleyne Higgins, C.B.E.
  • Rear Admiral Geoffrey Gordon Ward Marsh, O.B.E.
  • Major General Keith Burch, C.B.E. (418208), late The Royal Anglian Regiment.
  • Major General Alastair Wesley Dennis, O.B.E. (420824), late 16th/5th The Queen's Royal Lancers.
  • Major General Richard Eustace John Gerrard-Wright, C.B.E. (407841), late The Royal Anglian Regiment.
  • Major General Ronald Matthew Pearson, M.B.E., Q.H.D.S. (283274), late Royal Army Dental Corps.
  • Major General George Michael Geoffrey Swindells (400534), late 9th/12th Royal Lancers (Prince of Wales's).
  • Major General John Peter Barry Condliffe Watts, C.B.E., M.C. (415012), late The Royal Irish Rangers (27th Inniskilling) 83rd and 87th).
  • Air Vice-Marshal Peter Spencer Collins, A.F.C., Royal Air Force.
  • Air Vice-Marshal Robin Lowther Lees, M.B.E., Royal Air Force.
  • Air Vice-Marshal Henry Alan Merriman, C.B.E., A.F.C., Royal Air Force (Retired).
Civil Division

Order of St Michael and St George[edit]

Knight Commander (KCMG)[edit]

  • William Bentley, C.M.G., H.M. Ambassador, Oslo.
  • Alan Clowes Goodison, C.M.G., C.V.O., H.M. Ambassador, Dublin.
  • Cynlais Morgan James, C.M.G., H.M. Ambassador, Mexico City.
  • Robert Mark Russell, C.M.G., H.M. Ambassador, Ankara.

Commander (CMG)[edit]

Queensland

Royal Victorian Order[edit]

Knights Commander (KCVO)[edit]

Commander (CVO)[edit]

Lieutenant (LVO)[edit]

  • Michael Colborne.
  • John Kenneth Holroyd.
  • Michael Sinclair MacAuslan Shea.
  • Nigel Ralph Southward.
  • Wing Commander Brian Peter Synnott, Royal Air Force.
  • Commander Cecil William Whittington, M.B.E., Royal Navy (Retired).

Member (MVO)[edit]

Royal Victorian Medal[edit]

Order of the British Empire[edit]

Knight Grand Cross (GBE)[edit]

Military Division
  • General Sir Frank Kitson, K.C.B., C.B.E., M.C., A.D.C., Gen (362061), Colonel Commandant 2nd Battalion The Royal Green Jackets, Honorary Colonel Oxford University Officers Training Corps Territorial Army.

Knight Commander (KBE)[edit]

Military Division
  • Lieutenant General William Cameron Moffat O.B.E., Q.H.S. (438315), late Royal Army Medical Corps.
Civil Division
Diplomatic and Overseas
  • John David Gibbons. For public services in Bermuda.

Commander (CBE)[edit]

Military Division
  • Commodore David Henry Morse, A.D.C., Royal Navy.
  • Captain Raymond Harry Norman, Royal Navy.
  • Commodore Hugo Moresby White, Royal Navy.
  • Colonel Eric Hugh Barker, O.B.E. (463307), late Corps of Royal Engineers.
  • Brigadier Harry Gregorius Brown (442113), late Royal Army Ordnance Corps.
  • Colonel Brian Trevor John, T.D., A.D.C. (471966), late The Royal Regiment of Wales (24th/41st Foot) Territorial Army.
  • Colonel James Frederick Junor Johnston (461457), late Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers.
  • Brigadier Frederick John Lucas (419294), Royal Pioneer Corps.
  • Brigadier Anthony John Griffin Pollard (446685), late The Royal Anglian Regiment.
  • Brigadier Peter Gerald Sandeman Tower (424488), late Coldstream Guards.
  • Air Commodore Eric Norman Meats, Royal Air Force (Retired).
  • Air Commodore Derek Arthur Saunders, Royal Air Force.
  • Group Captain Peter John Harding, A.F.C., Royal Air Force.
  • Group Captain Richard Edward Johns, L.V.O., O.B.E., Royal Air Force.
Civil Division
Diplomatic and Overseas
  • Chan Nai-keong, Secretary for Lands and Works, Hong Kong.
  • John Douglas Charlton Cowl, O.B.E., D.F.C. For services to British commercial interests in Spain.
  • Donald Alfred Hamley, lately H.M. Consul-General, Jerusalem.
  • Ian Stuart McWalter Henderson, G.M., K.P.M. For services to British interests in Bahrain.
  • Norman Henry Lee. For services to British commercial and community interests in Southern California.
  • Patrick Francis Xavier Leonard, lately Justice of Appeal, Hong Kong.
  • Hamish Rhearlach Mathers. For services to British commercial interests in Nigeria.
  • Gerald Paul Nazareth, O.B.E., Q.C., Law Draughtsman, Hong Kong.
  • Bernard William Sharpe, lately staff of the European Commission, Brussels.
  • Woo Hon-fai. For public services in Hong Kong.

Officer (OBE)[edit]

Member (MBE)[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

Knight Bachelor[edit]

  • William Henry Cooper CBE. For services to education and the community.
  • The Honourable Lester Francis Moller – Judge of the High Court
  • Desmond John Sullivan – Chief District Court Judge.

Order of the Bath[edit]

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

Military Division

Order of Saint Michael and Saint George[edit]

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

  • Miss Emily Elizabeth Carpenter. For services to the Consumer Council and home science.
  • Kevin Benjamin O'Brien. For services to Victoria University of Wellington and the Commerce Commission.
  • Prof. Emeritus Geoffrey Joseph Schmitt. For services to industry and education.
  • Alfred Charles Shailes – Controller and Auditor-General, Audit Department, 1975–83.

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]

Civil Division

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

Civil Division
Military Division
  • Brigadier Alfred Connell Hamilton OBE (T34195) – Brigadier's List, New Zealand Army.

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

Civil Division
  • Leo Vernon Bensemann. For services to art, literature and printing.
  • Miss Brenda Cecilia Brankin – lately Chief Nurse, Canterbury Hospital Board.
  • Niall Frederick Burgess JP. For services to local government.
  • William George Cammick. For services to sport, especially boxing.
  • Neil John Clarke JP. For services to the road transport industry and the community.
  • Herbert Roy Dutton. For services to the New Zealand Olympic and Commonwealth Games Association.
  • Judge Trevor Robert Gillies. For services to the community.
  • Antony Hearn QC. For services to the legal profession.
  • William Joseph Karetai JP. For services to the community.
  • Miss Ria May McBride. For public services.
  • Bruce Conway McCormack, For services to basketball.
  • Prof. Peter John McKelvey – Professor and Head of School of Forestry, University of Canterbury 1967–84.
  • William John Main. For services to cycling.
  • James Murray Print. For services to education and the community.
  • Miss Gladys Mabel Symes JP. For services to the New Zealand Red Cross Society, netball and the community.
  • John Alexander Young JP. For services to journalism and the community.
Military Division
  • Commander Ronald Kenneth Longley (T16117) – Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Colonel Lindsay George Williams MC (D688830) – Colonels' List, New Zealand Army
  • Group Captain Peter Raymond Adamson MBE (T77780) – Royal New Zealand Air Force.

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

Civil Division
  • Quentin Edward Angus. For services to the disabled.
  • Roger Gault Barrowclough. For services to mountain safety.
  • Gordon Christie JP. For public and community service.
  • Russell Coutts. For services to yachting.
  • Eric Nelson Craig. For services to music.
  • Ian Gordon Ferguson. For services to canoeing.
  • John Edward Fitzgerald. For services to local body and community affairs.
  • John Philip Harding. For services to the community.
  • Harold Brydon Harvey. For services to tennis.
  • Kevin Francis Herlihy. For services to softball.
  • Norman Leslie Hider. For services to Highland Pipe Bands Association of New Zealand.
  • Patrick Kelliher. For services to local body and community affairs.
  • Douglas Sidney Stratford Kerr – lately Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister.
  • Mrs Shona Katrine MacTavish. For services to the arts.
  • Mrs Dorothy Huhana Mihinui JP. For services to the tourist industry and the community.
  • Robert Edward Perks. For services to music.
  • Neville George Pickering JP. For services to local government.
  • Dr William Mummery Platts. For services to medicine.
  • Laurence Bernard Roberts. For services to the community.
  • Sidney Douglas Sherwood. For services to New Zealand War Amputees Association.
  • Miljenko Vladimir Srhoj. For services to local body and community affairs.
  • Bert Sutcliffe. For services to cricket.
  • Mark James Todd. For services to equestrian sport.
  • Mrs Ruth Mellor Wylie. For services to the National Council of Women of New Zealand.
  • Richard George Newman – Superintendent, New Zealand Police.
Military Division
  • Warrant Officer Seaman Jack Hern Baigent BEM (R13585) – Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Warrant Officer Steward Penelope Fern Smith (E1361) – Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Lieutenant John Christopher Trott (X21020) – Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Captain and Quartermaster Frederick William Daniel (Q899337) – Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment.
  • Warrant Officer Class I Douglas Harry Roberts (J32392)- The Corps of Royal New Zealand Engineers.
  • Major Raymond James Seymour (R40288) – Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment.
  • Warrant Officer James Ashley Fordyce (L77819) – Royal New Zealand Air Force.
  • Warrant Officer Terence Trevor Healey (W78220) – 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]

  • Norman Wilfred Currie – lately Public Trustee, Public Trust Office.
  • John (Jack) Dellaca.
  • Thomas Christopher Grigg – Chairman, North Canterbury Hospital Board.
  • John Hobson MBE – lately Superintendent, Auckland Maximum Security Prison, Department of Justice.
  • Lieutenant Colonel Arthur Robert Percy Hughes JP.
  • Clyde Molesworth Jeffrey BEM JP.
  • Taxi Aonui Kapua-Te Ahuru.
  • Murray Raymond Mander – lately Valuer-General, Valuation Department.
  • Alexander James Lloyd Martin.

Queen's Service Medal[edit]

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

  • Mrs Alys Alexander.
  • Mrs Ida Ailsa Cressey Boag.
  • Miss Mary Elizabeth Brown.
  • Duncan David Dakers.
  • John Stuart Dawson.
  • The Very Reverend Derek Lionel Eaton.
  • Mrs Jean Ivy Gadd.
  • Leslie John Grant.
  • Joseph Green JP.
  • Miss Kathleen Henderson.
  • Miss Dorothy Jeane Horne (Mrs Chapman).
  • John Leonard Humphrey.
  • Thomas Michael Henry Jackson.
  • Mark Anthony Marinovich.
  • Miss Emily Elizabeth Mason.
  • Duff Heron Maxwell.
  • Mrs Zelda Alanstan Paul.
  • Mrs Madge Estelle Ann Rauhihi.
  • Mrs Margaret Francis Read.
  • The Reverend Lagaua Talagi.
  • Douglas Howard Thomas.
  • Mrs Jean Reese Twyman.
  • Mrs Ani Kui Rini Wihoni Hoa Koha (Mrs Wijohn).
  • Mrs Ruth Wilkinson.
  • Arthur Allan Wilks.

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

  • Mrs Rosemary Ann Ash.
  • Mrs Margaret Jean Bodmin.
  • Ian Alexander Colquhoun – Deputy Rector, Palmerston North Boys' High School.
  • Mrs Margaret Alberta Vivian Day.
  • Charles Edward Elsmore.
  • Miss Leah Elsie Jean Gilbert.
  • Mrs Patricia Hayden Gribble.
  • Thomas Haliburton.
  • Kenneth Leslie Hill JP.
  • John Erua Horrell JP.
  • Karl Owen Jones JP.
  • Allan Robert Kay JP.
  • Miss Edna Judith Lepper.
  • Mrs Mary Elizabeth Mackenzie.
  • Miss Joan Meyer.
  • The Reverend Father William George James Middleton.
  • Mrs Bessie Emily Priston JP.
  • Mrs Raimapaha Rei JP.
  • Allan Neol Robson.
  • David Ernest Seath.
  • The Reverend Mack Temara.
  • Mrs Patricia Irene Wilson.
  • Mrs Marjorie Mary Wrigley JP.
  • Colin Robert Guppy – Sergeant, New Zealand Police.
  • Tevita Kilifi Heimuli – Constable, New Zealand Police.

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

  • Brian Shields Armstrong – Fire Force Commander, Auckland Fire Brigade, New Zealand Fire Service.
  • Sidney Keith Christensen BEM – Fire Commander, Palmerston North Fire Brigade, New Zealand Fire Service.
  • Hugh Ernest George Henderson JP – Divisional Officer, Auckland Fire Brigade, New Zealand Fire Service.
  • Leslie Shepherd – Chief Fire Officer, Te Puke Volunteer Fire Brigade, New Zealand Fire Service.

British Empire Medal (BEM)[edit]

Military Division
  • Chief Petty Officer Seaman Peter Hill (B19344) – Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Corporal John Howard Joseph Ward (V46824) – Royal New Zealand Corps of Transport.
  • Staff Sergeant (Temporary Warrant Officer Class II) Sydney William Worster (U477981) – Royal New Zealand Corps of Transport (Territorial Force).
  • Flight Sergeant Kenneth James Arthur (X81510) – Royal New Zealand Air Force.
  • Flight Sergeant Alexander Joseph Marshall (E81516) – Royal New Zealand Air Force.

Queen's Police Medal (QPM)[edit]

  • Bruce Dunbar Read – Detective Chief Inspector, New Zealand Police.

Air Force Cross (AFC)[edit]

  • Squadron Leader Peter Sydney Faulkner (F92621) – Royal New Zealand Air Force.

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

  • Flight Lieutenant Peter Graham Randerson (S86772) – Royal New Zealand Air Force.

Cook Islands[edit]

Order of the British Empire[edit]

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

Civil Division
  • Pokino Aberahama. For services to the Cook Islands, especially the people of Mangaia.

British Empire Medal (BEM)[edit]

Civil Division
  • Mrs Pari Tamarua JP. For services to women and children.

References[edit]

  1. ^ United Kingdom list: The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 49969. pp. 1–28. 28 December 1984. Retrieved 8 February 2013.
  2. ^ New Zealand and Cook Islands lists: The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 49970. pp. 29–34. 28 December 1984. Retrieved 27 March 2016.
  3. ^ The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 50373. pp. 57–58. 30 December 1985.