Jean Hawes

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Jean Mary Hawes (16 January 1932 – 16 October 2008) received an MBE in 2007 for her services to hockey from The Queen at Buckingham Place.[1]

When she was 14, she joined Wycombe Rye Ladies Hockey Club, based in High Wycombe. Jean was a part of Wycombe Rye Ladies for over 60 years, serving in many different capacities – as a player, an umpire, a committee member, and a friend to all.[2]


  1. ^ "Order of the British Empire, MBE". The Sun. 16 June 2007. Archived from the original on May 2, 2009. Retrieved 2016-08-01.
  2. ^ "Welcome to WHC". Wycombe Hockey Club. Archived from the original on July 23, 2012. Retrieved 2016-08-01.