Henry Bunbury (civil servant)

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Sir Henry Noel Bunbury KCB (29 November 1876 – 2 September 1968) was a British civil servant and accountant.

Bunbury was educated at Merchant Taylors' School and St John's College, Oxford and joined the War Office in 1900. In 1903 he was transferred to the Exchequer and Audit Department and in 1909 was appointed an Officer of Accounts at HM Treasury.

In 1912, he was a founder member of the National Health Insurance Commission, serving as its first Accountant and Comptroller-General, and later as a Commissioner from 1913. In 1917 he was appointed Accountant-General and Financial Adviser to the Ministry of Shipping and in 1920 Comptroller and Accountant-General of the General Post Office, serving in the post until his retirement in 1937.

Bunbury was appointed Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB) in the 1913 Birthday Honours and Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath (KCB) in the 1920 New Year War Honours.[1]