1993 New Year Honours

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The New Year Honours 1993 were appointments by most of the sixteen 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 30 December 1992 to celebrate the year passed and mark the beginning of 1993.[1][2]

Recipients of honours are listed here as they were styled before their new honours.


United Kingdom[edit]

Life Peer[edit]


Privy Counsellor[edit]

Knight Bachelor[edit]

Order of the Bath[edit]

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

  • General Sir David Ramsbotham, K.C.B., C.B.E., A.D.C. Gen., late The Royal Green Jackets, Honorary Colonel Cambridge University Officers Training Corps.
  • Air Chief Marshal Sir Michael Graydon, K.C.B., C.B.E., A.D.C., Royal Air Force.

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

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

Military Division

  • Rear Admiral Colin Herbert Dickinson Cooke-Priest.
  • Surgeon Rear Admiral David Askey Lammiman, L.V.O., Q.H.S.
  • Rear Admiral John Geoffrey Robin Musson.
  • Major General Richard Edward Barron, late The Queen's Royal Irish Hussars.
  • Major General William Andrew Evans, late 5th Royal Inniskilling Dragoon Guards.
  • The Reverend James Harkness, O.B.E., Q.H.C., Royal Army Chaplains' Department.
  • Major General James Frederick Junor Johnston, C.B.E., late Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers.
  • Major General John Donald MacDonald, C.B.E., late Royal Corps of Transport.
  • Air Vice-Marshal David Rowthorne French, M.B.E., Royal Air Force.
  • Air Vice-Marshal Peter John Harding, C.B.E., A.F.C., Royal Air Force.
  • The Venerable (Air Vice-Marshal) Brian Humphrey Lucas, Q.H.C., Royal Air Force.

Civil Division

  • Trevor Buckley, lately Grade 3, Ministry of Defence.
  • Eric Caines, Grade 2, Department of Health.
  • Stephen Rex Davie, Grade 3, Cabinet Office.
  • Christopher David Daykin, Government Actuary.
  • Ian Malcolm Dunbar, Grade 3, Home Office.
  • Huw Prideaux Evans, Grade 2, H.M. Treasury.
  • David Charles Thomas Eves, Grade 2, Health and Safety Executive, Department of Employment.
  • John Hepworth Holroyd, First Civil Service Commissioner, Office of Public Service and Science.
  • Donald William Limon, Clerk Assistant, House of Commons.
  • Roger Davis Munrow, lately Chief Master, Chancery Division, Lord Chancellor's Department.
  • John Laughlin Semple, Permanent Secretary, Department of Finance and Personnel, Northern Ireland Civil Service.
  • Robin John Alfred Sharp, Grade 3, Department of the Environment.
  • Jeremy Bernard Surr, lately Grade 3, Department of Employment.
  • Euan Ross Sutherland, Parliamentary Counsel.
  • Alan Ronald Titchener, Grade 3, Department of Trade and Industry.
  • William Alastair Paterson Weatherston, Grade 3, Scottish Office.
  • Irving Yass, Grade 3, Department of Transport.

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]

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

  • Roger Campbell Beetham, L.V.O., H.M. Ambassador, Dakar.
  • David Allan Burns, Head of the British Mission to Cambodia, Phnom Penh.
  • Charles John Carey, lately a Member of the European Court of Auditors, Brussels.
  • Ian Pender Chalmers, O.B.E., Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
  • Arthur Leycester Scott Coltman, H.M. Ambassador, Havana.
  • Richard Nigel Dales, British High Commissioner, Harare.
  • John Robert de Fonblanque, Counsellor, Office of the United Kingdom Permanent Representative to the European Commission, Brussels.
  • Martin Roger Eaton, Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
  • Alan Everard Montgomery, H.M. Ambassador, Manila.
  • Geoffrey David George Murrell, O.B.E., Minister/Counsellor, H.M. Embassy, Moscow.
  • The Honourable Michael Aidan Pakenham, H.M. Ambassador, Luxembourg.
  • Michael John Priestley, lately Senior Adviser, United Nations Development Programme, New York.
  • Adrian John Sindall, British High Commissioner, Brunei.

Royal Victorian Order[edit]

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

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

Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order (LVO)[edit]

  • Jennifer, Mrs Adams.
  • William Gavin Buchanan.
  • Richard Saxon French, M.V.O., R.V.M.
  • Commander David Newing, Royal Navy (Retired).
  • Geoffrey Nolan.
  • The Lady Angela Mary Rose Oswald.
  • Anthony Patrick Smyth.
  • Jane Armyne, Mrs Stevens.
  • Philip Bonham-Carter, M.V.O.
  • Catrine Patricia, Mrs Clay.
  • Peter Leslie Edwards, M.V.O.
  • Neville Labovitch, M.B.E.
  • Sarah, The Honourable Lady Riddell.

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

  • Alan Beattie Armstrong.
  • Chief Inspector John Derek Askew, Metropolitan Police.
  • Eric James Baker.
  • Inspector Roger Franklin Barrell, Metropolitan Police.
  • Loris Amelia, Mrs Callander, M.B.E.
  • Thomas Leonard Corby.
  • Clare, Mrs Goode.
  • Diana, Mrs Grahame.
  • Miss Pamela Anne Lewis.
  • John Patrick Manley.
  • Henrietta Francis, Mrs Ryan.
  • Jonathan Spencer.

Bar to the Royal Victorian Medal (Silver) (RVM)[edit]

  • Thomas Galbraith, R.V.M.

Royal Victorian Medal (Silver) (RVM)[edit]

  • Local Acting Chief Marine Engineering Mechanic David Bosomworth, Royal Navy.
  • Sergeant Garry Philip Robert Cole, Eng. Tech. A.E., Royal Air Force.
  • William Edward Marsden Cotton.
  • Miss Evelyn Mary Dagley.
  • Police Constable Tony Basil George, Metropolitan Police.
  • Terence Richard Hampstead.
  • Terence John Alfred Hicks.
  • Francis Kirkpatrick.
  • Michael Robert Puzey.
  • James Regan.
  • William Johnston Robb.
  • Sergeant David Leslie Spouge, Eng. Tech. Av., Royal Air Force.
  • Ronald George Welbelove, M.B.E.
  • Mervyn Seth Wycherley.
  • Radio Supervisor William John Young, Royal Navy.
  • Alan James Lygo.
  • Brian John Herring.

Companion of Honour (CH)[edit]

Order of the British Empire[edit]

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

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

  • Lieutenant General The Honourable Thomas Patrick John Boyd-Carpenter, M.B.E., late Scots Guards.
  • The Right Honourable Terence Langley Higgins, M.P., Member of Parliament for Worthing. For political service.
  • Michael Ramsay Melhuish, C.M.G., Head of European Commission Monitor Mission, Zagreb.

New Zealand[edit]

Knight Bachelor[edit]

  • The Honourable John Francis Jeffries – lately a Judge of the High Court.
  • Gordon Charles Mason OBE JP. For services to local government.

Order of Saint Michael and Saint George[edit]

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

Order of the British Empire[edit]

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

Civil Division

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

Civil Division
  • Mrs Mary Valerie Eliason JP. For services to Country Women's Institutes.
  • John Edward Keaney QSO JP. For services to local body and community affairs.
  • Emeritus Prof. Nancy Joan Kinross. For services to nursing and nursing education.
  • Dr Dorothy Field Usher Potter. For services to ophthalmology.
  • Mrs Aroha Hohipera Reriti-Crofts. For services to the Māori people and the community.
  • Mrs Esme Irene Tombleson QSO. For services to multiple sclerosis and the community.
  • Edward James Tonks. For services to rugby.
  • Noel Henry Yarrow JP. For services to the baking industry, export and the community.
  • John Anderson Jamieson OBE – Commissioner of Police, New Zealand Police
Military Division
  • Commodore Kevin Frederick Wilson LVO (Y16582) – Royal New Zealand Navy.

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

Civil Division
  • Brian Shields Armstrong QFSM. For services to the New Zealand Fire Service.
  • Mrs Muriel Dorothy Butler. For services to children's literature.
  • Michael Armstrong Collins JP – lately Director-General, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research.
  • Peter David Cox. For services to the travel and tourist industries.
  • Dr Keith Douglas Drayton. For services to medicine and the community.
  • Mrs Vivienne Mary (Vicky) Duncan. For public services.
  • Mrs Ann Jocelyn Gluckman JP. For services to education and the community.
  • Miss Mary Patricia Hanrahan (Sister Mary Hanrahan). For services to education.
  • Harold Ashworth Holmes MBE JP. For services to the community.
  • Mrs Meredith Jane Hunter. For services to the viticultural industry.
  • Miss Joanne Robin Morris. For public services.
  • Dr Claudia Josepha Orange. For services to historical research.
  • Mrs Wendy Ross. For services to the community.
  • Horace Noel (Sonny) Sciascia JP. For services to local government and sport.
  • John Carl Sexton. For services to the disabled.
  • Dr Warwick Mayne Smeeton. For services to sport medicine.
  • Douglas Alexander Smith. For services to business management.
  • Mrs Nadja Tollemache. For services to the law.
Military Division
  • Captain David Ninian Wood (E16081) – Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Colonel David John Grant (L570732) – Colonels' List, New Zealand Army.

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

Civil Division
  • Miss Erin Margaret Baker. For services as a triathlete.
  • Miss Philippa June Baker. For services to rowing.
  • Mrs Margaret Orpha Cleland JP. For services to the community.
  • Mrs Rona Davis. For services as a speech and drama teacher.
  • Reginald James Denny JP. For services to local government.
  • Mrs Perilyn Drysdale. For services to manufacturing and export.
  • John Albert Fauvel. For services to Toastmasters International.
  • Henry (Harry) Neville Haythorne. For services to ballet.
  • Charles Christianson Hood BEM – lately, General Manager, Waikeria Prison, Department of Justice.
  • Ian Alexander Hope. For services to the community.
  • Miss Barbara Anne Kendall. For services to boardsailing.
  • Angus MacAulay. For services to piping.
  • Thomas Wilford McKay. For services to local government and the community.
  • Roy Alexander McLennan. For services to local body and community affairs.
  • John Edwin Heremaia Marsh JP. For services to the Māori people and the community.
  • Miss Lorraine Mary Moller. For services to athletics.
  • John Lawrence Murray. For services to farming and the community.
  • Miss Jennifer Frances Newstead. For services to sport.
  • Mrs Betty (Jan) Nigro. For services to art.
  • John William Rose. For services to the community.
  • Mrs Violet Schaper. For services to the blind.
  • Dr William Joseph Smith. For services to leprosy control and the community.
  • Miss Lilian Valder. For services to the community.
  • Mrs Margaret Alxiere Yelverton (Mrs Margaret Yates). For services to the hairdressing industry.
Military Division
  • Lieutenant Commander Susan Jane Taylor (E28777) – Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Captain and Quartermaster William John Lillicrapp (T39255) – New Zealand Special Air Service.
  • Squadron Leader Michael Philip Pullar (L92332) – Royal New Zealand Air Force.

Queen's Service Order[edit]

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

  • Miss Annette Marie Green (Sister Annette Green).
  • Peter Millais Harcourt.
  • Mrs Valerie Gladys Newman.
  • Major Thelma Florence Smith.
  • Miss Joan Therese Timpany (Sister Joan Timpany).

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

Queen's Service Medal[edit]

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

  • Mrs Catherine Heather Allan JP.
  • Mrs Ivy Frances Ball JP.
  • Mrs Dorothy May Billington.
  • Charles Harry Raymond Chester.
  • Raymond Henry Churchill JP.
  • Edward John Churchouse.
  • Mrs Ruth Shirley Clarke.
  • Leslie William Coffman.
  • Mrs Judith Cossey.
  • Peter Leonard Dimond JP.
  • Bevan Thomas Dunlop.
  • Ranji Wilcox Ford.
  • Mrs Lorna Elizabeth Arlow Galbraith.
  • Jack Gee JP.
  • Mrs Jane Ellinore Ginn.
  • Michael Kenneth Gray.
  • Mrs Agnes Mary Hall.
  • Mrs Irene Mary Hawkins.
  • Charles Murray Hercus.
  • Gerald Norman Janes.
  • Mrs Judith Anne Keaney.
  • Mrs Margaret Joy Llewellyn Lewis-Benneworth (Miss Joy Lewis).
  • Hector Cunningham Low.
  • Mrs Frances Jill McIvor.
  • Frederick Charles Munting.
  • Mrs Allison Doreen Nicol.
  • Mrs Evelyn Priscilla Ogilvie.
  • Arthur Gordon Parry JP.
  • Murray John Paterson.
  • Miss Molly Elizabeth Smith.
  • Mrs Connie Stephens.
  • Mrs Edith Anne Stubbersfield JP.
  • Mrs Edith Clifton Walkley.
  • Mrs Huia Annie Welsh.

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

  • Thomas William Robert Abbott JP.
  • Richard Samuel Anstis JP.
  • Mrs Mary Bourke – Office Manager, Parliamentary Counsel Office.
  • Allan Walter Brewster JP.
  • Bruce Neville Broderson.
  • The Venerable Gordon Alexander (Peter) Butt.
  • Ivan Janes Dickinson.
  • Daniel Patrick Fouhy JP.
  • Mrs Maata Fuimaono.
  • The Reverend Father Francis Patrick Garty.
  • James Browning Hay JP.
  • Mrs Vye Anne Hepburn.
  • Mrs Pieternella (Nell) Immink.
  • Mrs Helen Marie Jarvie.
  • Harry Alfred Johansen JP.
  • Mrs Amy Jones.
  • Mrs Te Aomuhurangi Te Maaka Jones JP.
  • Thomas Andrew Kincaid.
  • Peter Alex Lea.
  • Mrs Valerie Louise Lundy.
  • Miss Jessie Edith McHardy.
  • Mrs Lorna Betsy McMillan.
  • Jack Brayshaw Midgley MM JP.
  • Miss Judith Christine Owen.
  • Miss Audrey Patricia Simm.
  • Miss Iolanthe Small.
  • Ropata Wahawaha Stirling.
  • Douglas James Truman.
  • Mrs Maryrose Wilson.
  • Mrs Hilary Wooding JP.
  • Murray Ross Gallagher – Detective, New Zealand Police.
  • Gordon Grantham – Sergeant, New Zealand Police.

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

  • John Braidwood – Chief Fire Officer, Alexandra Volunteer Fire Brigade, New Zealand Fire Service.
  • Kenneth McLeay Watkins – Chief Fire Officer, Te Puke Volunteer Fire Brigade, New Zealand Fire Service.
  • Hugh Carl Baker JP – Senior Station Officer, Haumoana Volunteer Fire Brigade, New Zealand Fire Service.

British Empire Medal (BEM)[edit]

Military Division
  • Chief Petty Officer Denis Kean (D344934) – Royal New Zealand Naval Volunteer Reserve.
  • Flight Sergeant John Paul Fleming (U85785) – Royal New Zealand Air Force.

Queen's Police Medal (QPM)[edit]

  • Graeme George Cleland – Sergeant, New Zealand Police.

Air Force Cross (AFC)[edit]

  • Wing Commander Brian Carruthers (L85064) – Royal New Zealand Air Force.

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

  • Flight Lieutenant Ian Aubrey Tuke (L91826) – Royal New Zealand Air Force

Cook Islands[edit]

Order of the British Empire[edit]

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

Civil Division
  • Mrs Pauline Margaret Rakera George Karika (Makea Karika Ariki). For services to the House of Arikis and the community.

British Empire Medal (BEM)[edit]

Civil Division
  • Ioane Kaitara Toto. For services to pearl farming.


  1. ^ United Kingdom list: The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 53153. pp. 1–27. 30 December 1992.
    United Kingdom erratum: The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 53224. pp. 3107–3108. 19 February 1993.
  2. ^ New Zealand and Cook Islands lists: The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 53154. pp. 29–36. 30 December 1992. Retrieved 9 January 2013.