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1961 Birthday Honours

Index 1961 Birthday Honours

The Queen's Birthday Honours 1961 were appointments in many of the Commonwealth realms of Queen Elizabeth II to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of those countries. [1]

358 relations: Aden Protectorate, Agent-general, Air Force Reserve (Australia), Alan Birch (trade unionist), Alan Ramsay, Albright and Wilson, Alexander Baring, 6th Baron Ashburton, Alexander Burt Taylor, Alexander Coutanche, Baron Coutanche, Alexander John Nicholson, Alfred Owen, Alfred Robens, Baron Robens of Woldingham, Alison Settle, Allan Eastman (diplomat), Allen George Clark, Alun Gwynne Jones, Baron Chalfont, Andrew Bowden, Andrew Rae Gilchrist, Anglican Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn, Anglican Diocese of Jerusalem, Anglican Province of Ibadan, Annie Walsh Memorial School, Anti-Locust Research Centre, Archdeacon of London, Argyll, Army Air Corps (United Kingdom), Army Cadet Force, Army Department Constabulary, Army Legal Services Branch, Army Reserve (United Kingdom), Arthur Hezlet, Arthur Wallis Exell, Arts Council of Great Britain, Attorney General of Malaysia, Aubrey Toppin, Austin Bradford Hill, Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Australian National Line, Australian Staff Corps, Bailiff (Channel Islands), Baron Saye and Sele, Basil Smallpeice, Bath (UK Parliament constituency), BBC, Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Bernard Chacksfield, Bill Fallowfield, Birmingham Corporation Water Department, Board of Trade, ..., Boris Uvarov, BP, Bramley Training Area, Brian Burnett, Brian Robertson, 1st Baron Robertson of Oakridge, British Embassy, Tokyo, British Medical Association, British Museum, British Rail, British Red Cross, British Transport Commission, Bruce Fraser (civil servant), Buckinghamshire County Council, C. H. Dodd, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), Campbell MacInnes, Carel Weight, Chargé d'affaires, Charles Broughton, Charles Cunningham (civil servant), Charles Elsey, Charles Harington (British Army officer, born 1910), Charles Illingworth, Charles Moses, Chassar Moir, Cheshire Regiment, Chief Justice of Belize, Chief Justice of the Bahamas, Christopher Hartley (RAF officer), Civil Service Commission (United Kingdom), Claude Dunbar, Clerk of the Peace, Clive Uhr, Combined Cadet Force, Commercial Bank of Scotland, Commonwealth realm, Comptroller of the Household, CSIRO, Cyril Osborne, Dadie Rylands, Dan Eley, David Block, Denis Smallwood, Denis Wright, Department of Shipping and Transport, Derick Hetherington, Desmond Fitzpatrick, Desmond Gordon, Desmond Lee, Diocese on the Niger, Director of the Victoria and Albert Museum, Donald Cleland, Donald Hopson, Donald John Dean, Douglas Webb (police officer), Dudley Williams (public servant), Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment, Dunlop Rubber, Education Directorates, Edward Brown (British politician), Edward Curzon, 6th Earl Howe, Edward Hayward, Egg Marketing Board, Elisabeth Murdoch (philanthropist), Elizabeth II, English Electric, Ernest Burgmann, Evelyn Fanshawe, Evelyn Sharp, Baroness Sharp, Eye (UK Parliament constituency), Fairhurst (company), Ferranti, Fitzroy Talbot, Florence Mary Taylor, Foreign minister, Fourah Bay College, Frank Gillard, Frank Hopkins (Royal Navy officer), Frederic Calland Williams, Frederick Crawford (colonial administrator), Frederick Melrose Horowhenua Hanson, Frederick Page, G. B. Newe, General Medical Council, George Burns (British Army officer), George Henry Morley, Girlguiding, Glamorgan Constabulary, Glasgow Craigton (UK Parliament constituency), Glasgow Govan (UK Parliament constituency), Gloucester Cathedral, Gloucestershire Regiment, Governor of Queensland, Grahame Parker, Grenadier Guards, Gumel, Guy Dain, Hal Summers, Harold Wyndham, Harry Gabb, Harry Howard (mayor), Harwood Harrison, Henry Abel Smith, Henry Charles Goffin, Henry Hovell-Thurlow-Cumming-Bruce, 7th Baron Thurlow, Henry Templer Alexander, Henry Tucker (Bermudian politician), Henry Wako Muloki, Herbert Archbold Brechin, Herbert Hake, Herbert Sumsion, Hilda Stevenson-Delhomme, Hilger & Watts, Hippo Regius, HM Customs and Excise, House of Chiefs, Howard Beale (politician), Hugh D.T. Williamson, Hugh Springer, Intelligence Corps (United Kingdom), Ivan Stedeford, Jack Browne, Baron Craigton, James Bowker, James Hay (philanthropist), James Pitman, James Wyllie Gregor, Joan Sutherland, John Baker, Baron Baker, John Barraclough (RAF officer), John Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine of Rerrick, John Francis Filmer, John Frewen, John Grandy, John Grierson, John Houston (New Zealand writer), John Sheffield (athlete), John Sturrock (rower), John Surtees, John Vaughan-Morgan, Baron Reigate, Julian Asquith, 2nd Earl of Oxford and Asquith, Kailahun, Kathleen Gertrude Hurd-Wood, Keith Waller, King's Own Royal Border Regiment, King's Shropshire Light Infantry, Kyabazinga of Busoga, Law Society of England and Wales, Law Society of Scotland, Leader of the Senate of Northern Ireland, Leonard Beecher, Lindesay Clark, Lionel Brett, List of ambassadors of Australia to Russia, List of ambassadors of Australia to the United States, List of ambassadors of the United Kingdom to Austria, List of ambassadors of the United Kingdom to Ethiopia, List of ambassadors of the United Kingdom to Mexico, List of ambassadors of the United Kingdom to Nicaragua, List of governors of Uganda, List of Mayors and Lord Mayors of Perth, List of mayors of Belfast, List of mayors of Cardiff, List of NHS Regional Hospital Boards (1947–1974), List of Speakers of the Senate of Northern Ireland, Llewelyn Wyn Griffith, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Lord Lieutenant of Clackmannanshire, Lord Lieutenant of Down, Lord Mayor of Brisbane, Lords Commissioners of the Treasury, Louth, Lincolnshire (UK Parliament constituency), MacRobertson Miller Airlines, MAN Diesel, MANWEB, Marks & Spencer, Marshall St John Oswald, Maud Karpeles, Met Office, Michael Turner (banker), Military attaché, Minister of Commerce (Northern Ireland), Ministry of Housing and Local Government, Ministry of Pensions and National Insurance, Ministry of Power (United Kingdom), Mohammed Ikramullah, Mount Isa Mines, Municipal borough, National Coal Board, National Rifle Association of the United Kingdom, Nature Conservancy (UK), Neville McNamara, New Forest (UK Parliament constituency), New Forest and Christchurch (UK Parliament constituency), New Zealand Police, Nicholas Copeman, Nora K. Chadwick, North Dalrymple-Hamilton, North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board, Nottinghamshire County Council, Nyandika Maiyoro, Olga Lopes-Seale, Oliver Crosthwaite-Eyre, Orders and decorations of the Commonwealth realms, Oswin Gibbs-Smith, P&O (company), Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Health, Patrick Shea (civil servant), Paul Brand, Pei Te Hurinui Jones, Permanent Secretary, Peter Daubeny, Peter Latham (RAF officer), Peter Reid (Royal Navy officer), Peter Stallard, Peter Wykeham, Plessey, Plunket Society, Post-nominal letters, Postmaster-General (New Zealand), Press Association, Principal of the University of St Andrews, Public Service Association, Queen's Own Highlanders (Seaforth and Camerons), Queen's Royal Lancers, RAF Cardington, Reg Groom, Reg Pollard (general), Reginald Sutcliffe, Regius Professor of Surgery (Glasgow), Reigate (UK Parliament constituency), Richard Anderson (British Army officer), Richard Graham-Vivian, Richard Hull, Robert Blackwood (engineer), Robert Sidney Foster, Robin Kinahan, Robin Mackworth-Young, Rohan Delacombe, Roland Nugent, Roman Catholic Diocese of Buéa, Ronald Bailey (diplomat), Ronald Lees, Royal Army Dental Corps, Royal Army Ordnance Corps, Royal Army Service Corps, Royal Artillery, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Royal Australian Naval Volunteer Reserve, Royal Canberra Hospital, Royal Children's Hospital, Royal College of Art, Royal Corps of Signals, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, Royal Engineers, Royal Fusiliers, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Royal New Zealand Naval Volunteer Reserve, Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association, Royal Scots, Royal Small Arms Factory, Royston Wright, SA Pathology, Saint Augustin Basilica, Sarah Ward (politician), Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations, Secretary of State for Employment, Seretse Khama, Shropshire County Council, Simon Marks, 1st Baron Marks of Broughton, Sir Charles Madden, 2nd Baronet, South Wales Borderers, Speaker of the Gibraltar Parliament, St George's Hospital, St Mary's Hospital, London, St Mary's University, Twickenham, Stuart Archer, Supreme Court of Sierra Leone, Taiz, Territory of Papua and New Guinea, The King's School, Parramatta, Thomas Haddon, Thomas Malcolm Knox, Thomas Shirley (RAF officer), TI Group, Tom Finney, Trenchard Cox, UK Chamber of Shipping, Under-Secretary of State for Scotland, Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers, University of Bristol, University of Cambridge, University of Ibadan, University of London, University of Manchester, Victor Silvester, W. H. Allen & Co., Walter McKinnon, Walter Peeler, Wellington Harbour Board, Wilfrid Simmonds, William Arthur Whitlock, William Fairhurst, William Pike (British Army officer), Winchester College, Yarrow Shipbuilders, Yusuf Lule, 10th Princess Mary's Own Gurkha Rifles, 7th Duke of Edinburgh's Own Gurkha Rifles. Expand index (308 more) »

Aden Protectorate

The Aden Protectorate (محمية عدن) was a British protectorate in southern Arabia which evolved in the hinterland of the port of Aden and in the Hadramaut following the conquest of Aden by Great Britain in 1839, and it continued until the 1960s.

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Agent-general

An agent-general is the representative in the United Kingdom of the government of a Canadian province or an Australian state and, historically, also of a British colony in Jamaica, Nigeria, Canada, Malta, South Africa, Australia or New Zealand and subsequently, of a Nigerian region.

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Air Force Reserve (Australia)

The Air Force Reserve or RAAF Reserve is the common, collective name given to the reserve units of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF).

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Alan Birch (trade unionist)

John Alan Birch (20 December 1909 – 13 December 1961) was a British trade union leader.

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Alan Ramsay

Major General Sir Alan Hollick Ramsay, (12 March 1895 – 19 September 1973) was an Australian educator and a senior officer in the Australian Army.

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Albright and Wilson

Albright and Wilson was founded in 1856 as a United Kingdom manufacturer of potassium chlorate and white phosphorus for the match industry.

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Alexander Baring, 6th Baron Ashburton

Alexander Francis St Vincent Baring, 6th Baron Ashburton (7 April 1898 – 12 June 1991) was a British businessman and politician.

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Alexander Burt Taylor

Alexander Burt Taylor CBE D. Litt. FRSE (6 June 1904 – 13 March 1972) was a Scottish civil servant who served as the Registrar General for Scotland.

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Alexander Coutanche, Baron Coutanche

Alexander Moncrieff Coutanche, Baron Coutanche (9 May 1892 – 18 December 1973) was a former Bailiff of Jersey and member of the House of Lords in the United Kingdom.

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Alexander John Nicholson

Alexander John Nicholson (25 March 1895 – 28 October 1969) was an Irish Australian entomologist who specialised in insect population dynamics.

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Alfred Owen

Sir Alfred George Beech Owen (1909–1975) was the son of Alfred Ernest Owen (who in 1910 became the sole-proprietor of the British engineering company Rubery Owen & Co).

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Alfred Robens, Baron Robens of Woldingham

Alfred Robens, Baron Robens of Woldingham, PC (18 December 1910 – 27 June 1999), sometimes known as Alf Robens, was an English trade unionist, Labour politician and industrialist.

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Alison Settle

Alison Towers Settle née Alison Violet de Froideville Fuchs (18 January 1891 in Clapham, London – 14 September 1980 in Worthing, Sussex) was a British fashion journalist and editor.

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Allan Eastman (diplomat)

Allan James Eastman (21 January 19122 November 1987) was an Australian public servant and diplomat.

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Allen George Clark

Sir Allen George Clark (August 24, 1898 – June 30, 1962) was an American born, British industrialist who helped to build the former Plessey company into one of Europe's largest manufacturers of telecommunications equipment, military electronics and aircraft components.

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Alun Gwynne Jones, Baron Chalfont

Alun Arthur Gwynne Jones, Baron Chalfont, (born 5 December 1919) is a British politician, retired British Army officer and historian.

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Andrew Bowden

Sir Andrew Bowden MBE (born 8 April 1930) is a British Conservative Party politician.

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Andrew Rae Gilchrist

Prof Andrew Rae Gilchrist CBE PRCPE FRSE FRCP (1899–1995) was an eminent Scottish cardiologist who served as President of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh 1957 to 1960.

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Anglican Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn

The Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn is one of the 23 dioceses of the Anglican Church of Australia.

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Anglican Diocese of Jerusalem

The Anglican Diocese of Jerusalem is the Anglican presence in Israel, the Palestinian territories, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon; it is a part of the Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East, and based at St. George's Cathedral, Jerusalem.

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Anglican Province of Ibadan

The Ibadan Province is an ecclesiastical province of the Church of Nigeria.

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Annie Walsh Memorial School

The Annie Walsh Memorial School is an all-girls secondary school in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

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Anti-Locust Research Centre

The Anti-Locust Research Centre (ALRC) was set up in London, United Kingdom, by the Colonial Office in 1945, with the aim of improving the worldwide forecasting and control of locusts.

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Archdeacon of London

The Archdeacon of London is a senior ecclesiastical officer in the Church of England.

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Argyll

Argyll (archaically Argyle, Earra-Ghàidheal in modern Gaelic), sometimes anglicised as Argyllshire, is a historic county and registration county of western Scotland.

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Army Air Corps (United Kingdom)

The Army Air Corps (AAC) is a component of the British Army, first formed in 1942 during the Second World War by grouping the various airborne units of the British Army (which are no longer part of the AAC).

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Army Cadet Force

The Army Cadet Force (ACF) is a national youth organisation sponsored by the United Kingdom's Ministry of Defence and the British Army.

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Army Department Constabulary

The Army Department Constabulary was a security police force in the United Kingdom formed as a result of the Special Constables Act 1923.

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Army Legal Services Branch

The Army Legal Services Branch (ALS) is a branch of the Adjutant-General's Corps (AGC) in the British Army.

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Army Reserve (United Kingdom)

The Army Reserve is the active-duty volunteer reserve force and integrated element of the British Army.

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Arthur Hezlet

Vice Admiral Sir Arthur Richard Hezlet (7 April 1914 – 7 November 2007), nicknamed Baldy Hezlet, was a decorated Royal Navy submariner.

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Arthur Wallis Exell

Arthur Wallis Exell OBE (21 May 1901 in Birmingham – 15 January 1993 in Cheltenham) was initially an assistant and later Deputy Keeper of Botany at the British Museum during the years 1924–1939 and 1950–1962.

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Arts Council of Great Britain

The Arts Council of Great Britain was a non-departmental public body dedicated to the promotion of the fine arts in Great Britain.

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Attorney General of Malaysia

The Attorney General of Malaysia (Peguam Negara), also referred to as the AG, is the principal legal adviser to the Government of Malaysia.

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Aubrey Toppin

Aubrey John Toppin (1881 – 1969) was a long-serving English officer of arms at the College of Arms in London.

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Austin Bradford Hill

Sir Austin Bradford Hill FRS (8 July 1897 – 18 April 1991), English epidemiologist and statistician, pioneered the randomized clinical trial and, together with Richard Doll, demonstrated the connection between cigarette smoking and lung cancer.

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Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy

The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (The AusIMM) was founded in 1893 and is based in Carlton, Victoria, Australia and provides services to professionals engaged in all facets of the global minerals sector.

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Australian Broadcasting Corporation

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) founded in 1929 is Australia's national broadcaster, funded by the Australian Federal Government but specifically independent of Government and politics in the Commonwealth.

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Australian National Line

The Australian National Line (ANL) was an Australian Government owned overseas and coastal shipping line that operated between 1956 and 1998, when the container shipping operations and naming rights were bought by CMA CGM.

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Australian Staff Corps

The Australian Staff Corps was a small corps of Regular Army officers who were trained in staff duties and who were largely responsible for the training of the Militia, Australia’s part-time military force, during the inter-war period and in the early years following the Second World War.

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Bailiff (Channel Islands)

The Bailiff is the Chief Justice in each of the Channel Island bailiwicks of Guernsey and Jersey, also serving as president of the legislature and having ceremonial and executive functions.

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Baron Saye and Sele

Baron Saye and Sele is a title in the Peerage of England held by the Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes family.

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Basil Smallpeice

Sir Basil Smallpeice, (18 September 1906 – 12 July 1992) was an English accountant and businessman, who served as a director of several companies, including the state owned airline British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC), the shipping company Cunard and the mining based conglomerate Lonrho.

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Bath (UK Parliament constituency)

Bath is a constituency in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom represented by Wera Hobhouse of the Liberal Democrats.

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BBC

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.

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Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry

The Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry is a chamber of commerce based in West Bengal, India.

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Bernard Chacksfield

Air Vice Marshal Sir Bernard Albert Chacksfield, (13 April 1913 – 27 December 1999) was a senior Royal Air Force officer in the 1950s and 1960s and later a chief commissioner of The Scout Association and chairman of the Burma Star Association.

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Bill Fallowfield

William "Bill" Fallowfield was a British rugby league football coach and administrator of the mid-20th century.

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Birmingham Corporation Water Department

The Birmingham Corporation Water Department was responsible for the supply of water to Birmingham, England, from 1876 to 1974.

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Board of Trade

The Board of Trade is a British government department concerned with commerce and industry, currently within the Department for International Trade.

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Boris Uvarov

Sir Boris Petrovitch Uvarov (born 1886, – died 1970) was a Russian-British entomologist.

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BP

BP plc (stylised as bp), formerly British Petroleum, is a British multinational oil and gas company headquartered in London, England.

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Bramley Training Area

Bramley Training Area is a British Army training camp, located south of the village of Bramley, Hampshire.

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Brian Burnett

Air Chief Marshal Sir Brian Kenyon Burnett, (10 March 1913 – 16 September 2011) was a senior Royal Air Force officer who became Air Secretary and served as the last Commander-in-Chief of Far East Command.

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Brian Robertson, 1st Baron Robertson of Oakridge

General Brian Hubert Robertson, 1st Baron Robertson of Oakridge, (22 July 1896 – 29 April 1974) was a senior British Army officer during the Second World War, who played an important role in the East African, North African and Italian Campaigns.

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British Embassy, Tokyo

The British Embassy, Tokyo, is the chief diplomatic mission of the United Kingdom in Japan, with the Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Japan being the chief of mission.

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British Medical Association

The British Medical Association (BMA) is the professional association and registered trade union for doctors in the United Kingdom.

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British Museum

The British Museum, located in the Bloomsbury area of London, United Kingdom, is a public institution dedicated to human history, art and culture.

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British Rail

British Railways (BR), which from 1965 traded as British Rail, was the state-owned company that operated most of the rail transport in Great Britain between 1948 and 1997.

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British Red Cross

The British Red Cross Society is the United Kingdom body of the worldwide neutral and impartial humanitarian network the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.

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British Transport Commission

The British Transport Commission (BTC) was created by Clement Attlee's post-war Labour government as a part of its nationalisation programme, to oversee railways, canals and road freight transport in Great Britain (Northern Ireland had the separate Ulster Transport Authority).

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Bruce Fraser (civil servant)

Sir Bruce Donald Fraser, KCB (1910–1993), was a British civil servant.

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Buckinghamshire County Council

Buckinghamshire County Council is the upper-tier local authority for the non-metropolitan county of Buckinghamshire, in England, the United Kingdom established in 1889 following the Local Government Act 1888.

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C. H. Dodd

Charles Harold Dodd (7 April 1884 – 21 September 1973) was a Welsh New Testament scholar and influential Protestant theologian.

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Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)

The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) was a rifle regiment of the British Army, the only regiment of rifles amongst the Scottish regiments of infantry.

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Campbell MacInnes

Angus Campbell MacInnes (18 April 1901 – 29 April 1977) was an Anglican bishop in the third quarter of the twentieth century.

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Carel Weight

Carel Victor Morlais Weight, (10 September 1908 – 13 August 1997) was an English painter.

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Chargé d'affaires

A chargé d'affaires, often shortened to chargé (French) and sometimes to charge-D (abbreviated in colloquial English), is a diplomat who heads an embassy in the absence of the ambassador.

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Charles Broughton

Air Marshal Sir Charles Broughton, (27 April 1911 – 17 May 1998) was a Royal Air Force officer who served as Air Member for Supply and Organisation from 1966 until his retirement in 1968.

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Charles Cunningham (civil servant)

Sir Charles Craik Cunningham, (7 May 1906 – 7 July 1998) was a Scottish civil servant.

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Charles Elsey

Captain Charles Frederick Elsey (10 December 188214 February 1966) was a British Thoroughbred racehorse trainer.

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Charles Harington (British Army officer, born 1910)

General Sir Charles Henry Pepys Harington, (5 May 1910 – 13 February 2007) was an officer in the British Army.

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Charles Illingworth

Sir Charles Frederick William Illingworth FRSE FRCSE (8 May 1899 – 23 February 1991) was a British surgeon who specialised in gastroenterology.

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Charles Moses

Sir Charles Moses (21 January 19009 February 1988) was a British-born Australian administrator who was general manager of the Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC) from 1935 until 1965.

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Chassar Moir

(John) Chassar Moir CBE (21 March 1900 – 24 November 1977) was Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at The University of Oxford.

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Cheshire Regiment

The Cheshire Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army, part of the Prince of Wales' Division.

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Chief Justice of Belize

The Chief Justice of Belize is the head of the Supreme Court of Belize.

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Chief Justice of the Bahamas

The Chief Justice of the Bahamas heads the Supreme Court of the Bahamas.

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Christopher Hartley (RAF officer)

Air Marshal Sir Christopher Harold Hartley (31 January 1913 – 29 July 1998) was a senior Royal Air Force officer who served as Deputy Chief of the Air Staff from 1963 to 1966.

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Civil Service Commission (United Kingdom)

The Civil Service Commission regulates recruitment to the United Kingdom Civil Service, providing assurance that appointments are on merit after fair and open competition, and hears appeals under the Civil Service Code.

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Claude Dunbar

Major General Claude Ian Hurley Dunbar (1909–1971) was Commandant of the British Sector in Berlin.

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Clerk of the Peace

A clerk of the peace held an office in England and Wales whose responsibility was the records of the quarter sessions and the framing of presentments and indictments.

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Clive Uhr

Sir Clive Wentworth Uhr KBE (1 January 1903 - 19 September 1974) was a noted Australian radiologist.

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Combined Cadet Force

The Combined Cadet Force (CCF) is a Ministry of Defence sponsored youth organisation in the United Kingdom.

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Commercial Bank of Scotland

The Commercial Bank of Scotland Ltd. was a Scottish commercial bank.

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Commonwealth realm

A Commonwealth realm is a sovereign state that is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations and shares the same person, currently Queen Elizabeth II, as its head of state and reigning constitutional monarch, but retains a Crown legally distinct from the other realms.

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Comptroller of the Household

The Comptroller of the Household is an ancient position in the British royal household, nominally the second-ranking member of the Lord Steward's department after the Treasurer of the Household.

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CSIRO

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) is an independent Australian federal government agency responsible for scientific research.

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Cyril Osborne

Sir Cyril Osborne (19 June 1898 – 31 August 1969) was a Justice of the Peace for Leicestershire, and a British Conservative politician who served as Member of Parliament (MP) for the Louth constituency in Lincolnshire from 1945 until his death.

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Dadie Rylands

George Humphrey Wolferstan Rylands (23 October 1902 – 16 January 1999), known as Dadie Rylands, was a British literary scholar and theatre director.

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Dan Eley

Daniel Douglas Eley OBE, FRS (1 October 1914 – 3 September 2015) was a British chemist and Professor of Physical Chemistry at the University of Nottingham.

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David Block

Brigadier David Arthur Kennedy William Block CBE, DSO, MC, (13 June 1908 – 2001) was a British Army officer who, during the Second World War, won a Military Cross when commanding "C" Battery of the Ayrshire Yeomanry in North Africa and the DSO in Italy the following year.

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Denis Smallwood

Air Chief Marshal Sir Denis Graham Smallwood, (13 August 1918 – 26 July 1997) was a senior Royal Air Force commander.

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Denis Wright

Sir Denis Arthur Hepworth Wright, GCMG (23 March 1911 – 18 May 2005) was a British diplomat.

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Department of Shipping and Transport

The Department of Shipping and Transport was an Australian government department that existed between May 1951 and December 1972.

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Derick Hetherington

Rear Admiral Derick Henry Fellowes Hetherington CB DSC & Bar (27 June 1911 – 23 November 1992) was a Royal Navy officer who became Flag Officer, Malta.

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Desmond Fitzpatrick

General Sir Geoffrey Richard Desmond Fitzpatrick, (14 December 1912 – 12 October 2002) was a senior British Army officer who served as commander of the British Army of the Rhine and Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe.

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Desmond Gordon

Major-General Desmond Spencer Gordon CB CBE DSO JP DL (25 December 1911 – 4 November 1997) was a British Army officer who commanded 4th Division.

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Desmond Lee

Sir Henry Desmond Pritchard Lee (30 August 1908 – 8 December 1993), known as Desmond Lee, was an English classical scholar specialising in ancient philosophy who became a Fellow and tutor of Corpus Christi College at Cambridge University, a lecturer in the university, and then Headmaster successively of Clifton College and Winchester College, before ending his career back at Cambridge University as President of Hughes Hall.

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Diocese on the Niger

Diocese On the Niger is the mother diocese (oldest diocese) of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion).

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Director of the Victoria and Albert Museum

The Director of the Victoria and Albert Museum is the head of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, a post currently held by Tristram Hunt, who succeeded Martin Roth, who died in August 2017, months after he announced he would resign in January.

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Donald Cleland

Brigadier Sir Donald Mackinnon Cleland, (28 June 1901 – 27 August 1975) was an Australian soldier and administrator.

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Donald Hopson

Sir Donald Charles Hopson (31 August 1915 – 26 August 1974) was a British diplomat.

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Donald John Dean

Colonel Donald John Dean VC OBE (19 April 1897 – 9 December 1985) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

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Douglas Webb (police officer)

Douglas Edward Webb CVO OBE (8 October 1909 – 11 January 1988) was a British police officer in the London Metropolitan Police, who served as Deputy Commissioner of London Metropolitan Police from 1961 to 1966.

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Dudley Williams (public servant)

Dudley Cadell Leslie Williams (190918 March 1985) is a former senior Australian public servant.

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Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment

The Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment (Berkshire and Wiltshire) was an infantry regiment of the British Army.

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Dunlop Rubber

Dunlop Rubber was a multinational company involved in the manufacture of various rubber goods.

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Education Directorates

The Scottish Government Education Directorates were a group of the civil service directorates in the Scottish Government.

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Edward Brown (British politician)

Sir Edward Joseph Brown, MBE (15 April 1913 – 27 August 1991) was a British Conservative politician.

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Edward Curzon, 6th Earl Howe

Edward Richard Assheton Penn Curzon, 6th Earl Howe (7 August 1908 – 29 May 1984), styled Viscount Curzon from 1929 to 1964, was a British peer.

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Edward Hayward

Sir Edward Waterfield Hayward (10 November 1903 - 13 August 1983) was an Australian businessman, best known for owning and managing John Martin's, a chain of department stores in Adelaide, South Australia, and for instigating the Adelaide Christmas Pageant.

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Egg Marketing Board

The Egg Marketing Board was an agricultural marketing organization set up by the British government in December 1956 to stabilise the market for eggs due to a widespread collapse in sales.

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Elisabeth Murdoch (philanthropist)

Dame Elisabeth Joy Murdoch AC DBE (née Greene; 8 February 1909 – 5 December 2012) was an Australian philanthropist and matriarch of the Murdoch family.

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Elizabeth II

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.

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English Electric

The English Electric Company Limited was a British industrial manufacturer formed after the armistice of World War I at the end of 1918.

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Ernest Burgmann

Ernest Henry Burgmann (9 May 1885 – 14 March 1967) was a prominent Australian Anglican bishop and social activist.

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Evelyn Fanshawe

Sir Evelyn Dalrymple Fanshawe CB, CBE (1895–1979) was a British Major General and the Director of the International Refugee Organisation in the British Zone of Germany from 1948-1952.

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Evelyn Sharp, Baroness Sharp

Evelyn Adelaide Sharp, Baroness Sharp, GBE (25 May 1903 – 1 September 1985) was a British civil servant.

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Eye (UK Parliament constituency)

Eye was a parliamentary constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Fairhurst (company)

Fairhurst (formerly F.A. Macdonald & Partners and then W. A. Fairhurst & Partners) is a Scottish engineering consultancy business.

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Ferranti

Ferranti or Ferranti International plc was a UK electrical engineering and equipment firm that operated for over a century from 1885 until it went bankrupt in 1993.

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Fitzroy Talbot

Vice-Admiral Sir Arthur Allison Fitzroy Talbot KBE CB DSO & Bar DL (22 October 1909 – 16 June 1998) was a Royal Navy officer who went on to be Commander-in-Chief, Plymouth.

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Florence Mary Taylor

Florence Mary Taylor CBE (née Parsons) (29 December 1879, Bedminster, England – 13 February 1969, Sydney, Australia) was the first qualified female architect and the first woman to train as an engineer in Australia.

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Foreign minister

A foreign minister or minister of foreign affairs (less commonly for foreign affairs) is generally a cabinet minister in charge of a state's foreign policy and relations.

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Fourah Bay College

Fourah Bay College is a public university in the neighborhood of Mount Aureol in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

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Frank Gillard

Francis George Gillard CBE (1 December 1909 – 20 October 1998) was a BBC executive, reporter and radio innovator.

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Frank Hopkins (Royal Navy officer)

Admiral Sir Frank Henry Edward Hopkins KCB, DSO, DSC, (23 June 1910 – 14 April 1990), was an officer in the Royal Navy.

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Frederic Calland Williams

Sir Frederic Calland Williams, (26 June 1911 – 11 August 1977), known as F.C. Williams or Freddie Williams, was an English engineer, a pioneer in radar and computer technology.

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Frederick Crawford (colonial administrator)

Sir Frederick Crawford (9 March 1906 – 27 May 1978) was a British colonial administrator.

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Frederick Melrose Horowhenua Hanson

Frederick Melrose Horowhenua Hanson (9 July 1895 – 15 July 1979) was a New Zealand soldier, engineer, military leader and public servant.

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Frederick Page

Sir Frederick William Page (20 February 1917 – 29 May 2005) was an English aircraft designer and manager.

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G. B. Newe

Gerard Benedict "G.B." Newe, CBE, M.A., D.Litt.

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General Medical Council

The General Medical Council (GMC) is a public body that maintains the official register of medical practitioners within the United Kingdom.

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George Burns (British Army officer)

Major General Sir Walter Arthur George Burns, (January 1911 – 5 May 1997) was a British Army officer and native of Hertfordshire.

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George Henry Morley

Air Vice-Marshal George Henry Morley CB CBE FRCS (22 February 1907- 26 May 1971) was a British military doctor, an expert on plastic surgery, particularly the treatment of burns, and senior RAF officer.

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Girlguiding

Girlguiding is the operating name of The Guide Association, previously named The Girl Guides Association and is the national guiding organisation of the United Kingdom.

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Glamorgan Constabulary

Glamorgan Constabulary, or Glamorganshire Constabulary, was the Home Office police force for the county of Glamorgan, Wales.

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Glasgow Craigton (UK Parliament constituency)

Glasgow Craigton was a burgh constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1955 until 1983.

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Glasgow Govan (UK Parliament constituency)

Glasgow Govan was a parliamentary constituency in the Govan district of Glasgow.

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Gloucester Cathedral

Gloucester Cathedral, formally the Cathedral Church of St Peter and the Holy and Indivisible Trinity, in Gloucester, England, stands in the north of the city near the River Severn.

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Gloucestershire Regiment

The Gloucestershire Regiment, commonly referred to as the Glosters, was a line infantry regiment of the British Army from 1881 until 1994.

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Governor of Queensland

The Governor of Queensland is the representative in the state of Queensland of the Queen of Australia.

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Grahame Parker

Grahame Wilshaw Parker OBE (11 February 1912 – 11 November 1995) was an English sportsman who played first-class cricket for Gloucestershire and represented the England national rugby union team.

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Grenadier Guards

The Grenadier Guards (GREN GDS) is an infantry regiment of the British Army.

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Gumel

Gumel or Gumal (as the natives call it) is a town and traditional emirate in Jigawa State, Nigeria.

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Guy Dain

Sir Harry Guy Dain FRCS (5 November 1870- 26 February 1966) was a British physician.

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Hal Summers

Henry Forbes Summers (18 August 1911 in Harrogate, Yorkshire – 22 December 2005 in Basingstoke, Hampshire), aka Hal Summers, was a senior British civil servant.

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Harold Wyndham

Sir Harold Wyndham (27 June 1903 – 22 April 1988) was Director-General of Education in New South Wales between 1952 and 1968.

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Harry Gabb

Harry Gabb CVO (1909–1995) was an English organist, who served at Llandaff Cathedral, St Paul's Cathedral and the Chapel Royal.

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Harry Howard (mayor)

Sir Henry Rudolph Harry Howard (1890–1970) was the mayor of the City of Perth from 1955 until 1964.

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Harwood Harrison

Sir James Harwood Harrison, 1st Baronet (6 June 1907 – 11 September 1980) was a British Conservative Party politician.

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Henry Abel Smith

Colonel Sir Henry Abel Smith (8 March 1900 – 24 January 1993) was a British Army officer who married a niece of King George V and Queen Mary and served as Governor of Queensland, Australia.

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Henry Charles Goffin

Henry Charles Goffin (8 March 1885 – 3 March 1973) was a New Zealand Salvation Army officer, bandmaster and musical organiser.

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Henry Hovell-Thurlow-Cumming-Bruce, 7th Baron Thurlow

Major-General Henry Charles Hovell-Thurlow-Cumming-Bruce, 7th Baron Thurlow, (29 May 1910 – 29 May 1971) was a British Peer and British Army officer.

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Henry Templer Alexander

Major General Henry Templer Alexander, CB, CBE, DSO (17 May 1911 – 16 March 1977) was a British Army officer who served as Chief of Defence Staff of the Ghana Armed Forces between 1960 and 1961.

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Henry Tucker (Bermudian politician)

Sir Henry James "Jack" Tucker (14 March 1903 – 9 January 1986) was the first Government Leader of Bermuda.

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Henry Wako Muloki

Kyabazinga Henry Wako Muloki OBE (February 18, 1921 – September 1, 2008) was the Ugandan Kyabazinga of Busoga, the title given to the ruler of the Kingdom of Busoga, a traditional kingdom within Uganda.

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Herbert Archbold Brechin

Sir Herbert Archbold Brechin (1903 – 1979) was a British politician who served as Lord Provost of Edinburgh from 1966 to 1969.

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Herbert Hake

Herbert Denys Hake OBE (8 November 1894 – 12 April 1975) was an English cricketer.

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Herbert Sumsion

Herbert Whitton Sumsion CBE (14 January 1899 – 11 August 1995) was an English musician who was organist of Gloucester Cathedral from 1928 to 1967.

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Hilda Stevenson-Delhomme

Hilda Stevenson-Delhomme CBE (née Stevenson; March 8, 1912 January 4, 2001) was a Seychellois politician and doctor.

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Hilger & Watts

Hilger & Watts was a well-known British manufacturing company that made theodolites and scientific instruments.

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Hippo Regius

Hippo Regius (also known as Hippo or Hippone) is the ancient name of the modern city of Annaba, in Algeria.

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HM Customs and Excise

HM Customs and Excise (properly known as Her Majesty's Customs and Excise (or His as appropriate), often abbreviated to HMCE) was a department of the British Government formed in 1909 by the merger of HM Customs and HM Excise; its primary responsibility was the collection of customs duties, excise duties, and other indirect taxes.

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House of Chiefs

A House of Chiefs (or House of Traditional Leaders) is a post-colonial assembly, either legislative or advisory, that is recognised by either a national or regional government as consisting of and providing a collective, public voice for an ethnic group's pre-colonial authorities.

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Howard Beale (politician)

Sir Oliver Howard Beale KBE (10 December 1898 – 17 October 1983) was an Australian politician and Ambassador to the United States.

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Hugh D.T. Williamson

Hugh Dean Thomas Williamson C.B.E. (1901-1985) was an Australian banking executive and philanthropist.

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Hugh Springer

Sir Hugh Worrell Springer (22 June 1913 – 14 April 1994) was the organiser and first General Secretary of the Barbados Workers' Union and Barbados' third native Governor-General.

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Intelligence Corps (United Kingdom)

The Intelligence Corps (Int Corps) is a corps of the British Army.

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Ivan Stedeford

Sir Ivan Arthur Rice Stedeford, GBE (28 January 1897 – 9 February 1975) was a British industrialist and philanthropist.

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Jack Browne, Baron Craigton

Jack Nixon Browne, Baron Craigton (3 September 1904 – 28 July 1993) was a Scottish Conservative politician.

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James Bowker

Sir (Reginald) James Bowker (2 July 1901 – 15 December 1983) was a British diplomat who was ambassador to Burma, Turkey and Austria.

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James Hay (philanthropist)

Sir James Lawrence Hay (17 May 1888 – 26 March 1971) was a New Zealand advertising manager, Presbyterian layman, welfare worker, retailer, businessman, local politician and philanthropist.

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James Pitman

Sir Isaac James Pitman, KBE (14 August 1901 – 1 September 1985) was a British businessman, civil servant, publisher, politician and spelling reformer.

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James Wyllie Gregor

Dr James Wyllie Gregor CBE FRSE FLS FIB (1900–1980) was a Scottish botanist.

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Joan Sutherland

Dame Joan Alston Sutherland, OM, AC, DBE (7 November 192610 October 2010) was an Australian dramatic coloratura soprano noted for her contribution to the renaissance of the bel canto repertoire from the late 1950s through to the 1980s.

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John Baker, Baron Baker

John Fleetwood Baker, Baron Baker, (19 March 1901 – 9 September 1985) was a British scientist and structural engineer.

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John Barraclough (RAF officer)

Air Chief Marshal Sir John Barraclough (2 May 1918 – 10 May 2008) was a Royal Air Force pilot during the Second World War who went on to become Vice-Chief of the Defence Staff.

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John Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine of Rerrick

John Maxwell Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine of Rerrick (14 December 1893 – 14 December 1980) was a Scottish banker.

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John Francis Filmer

John Francis Filmer (born in Tatura, Victoria, Australia on 16 September 1895 and died in Wellington, New Zealand on 19 July 1979) was an Australian-born scientist who later emigrated to New Zealand to continue his scientific research career.

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John Frewen

Admiral Sir John Byng Frewen GCB (28 March 1911 – 1 September 1975) was Commander-in-Chief Naval Home Command.

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John Grandy

Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir John Grandy, (8 February 1913 – 2 January 2004) was a senior officer in the Royal Air Force.

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John Grierson

John Grierson CBE (26 April 1898 – 19 February 1972) was a pioneering Scottish documentary maker, often considered the father of British and Canadian documentary film.

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John Houston (New Zealand writer)

John Houston (1891 – 20 June 1962) was a New Zealand historian and writer who specialised in the history of Taranaki Māori, and of the Taranaki land wars.

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John Sheffield (athlete)

John Sheffield (28 April 1910 – 30 July 1987) was a British hurdler.

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John Sturrock (rower)

John Duncan "Jan" Sturrock OBE (20 March 1915 – 20 July 1974) was an English rower who competed for Great Britain in the 1936 Summer Olympics, where he was a member of the British boat which won the silver medal in the coxless four event.

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John Surtees

John Surtees, (11 February 1934 – 10 March 2017) was an English Grand Prix motorcycle road racer and Formula One driver.

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John Vaughan-Morgan, Baron Reigate

John Kenyon Vaughan-Morgan, Baron Reigate, (2 February 1905 – 26 January 1995), known as Sir John Vaughan-Morgan, Bt, between 1960 and 1970, was a British Conservative Party politician.

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Julian Asquith, 2nd Earl of Oxford and Asquith

Julian Edward George Asquith, 2nd Earl of Oxford and Asquith, (22 April 1916 – 16 January 2011) was a British colonial administrator and hereditary peer.

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Kailahun

Kailahun is the capital of Kailahun District in the Eastern Province of Sierra Leone.

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Kathleen Gertrude Hurd-Wood

Kathleen Gertrude Hurd-Wood (née Chitty, 1 August 1886 – 10 April 1965) was a New Zealand advocate for the hard of hearing.

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Keith Waller

Sir (John) Keith Waller (19 February 191414 November 1992) was a senior Australian public servant and diplomat.

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King's Own Royal Border Regiment

The King's Own Royal Border Regiment was an infantry regiment of the British Army in existence from 1959 until 2006, and was part of the King's Division.

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King's Shropshire Light Infantry

The King's Shropshire Light Infantry (KSLI) was a light infantry regiment of the British Army, formed in the Childers Reforms of 1881, but with antecedents dating back to 1755.

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Kyabazinga of Busoga

The Isebantu Kyabazinga or Kyabazinga of Busoga is the ruler of the Kingdom of Busoga in Uganda.

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Law Society of England and Wales

The Law Society of England and Wales (officially The Law Society) is the professional association that represents and governs solicitors for the jurisdiction of England and Wales.

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Law Society of Scotland

The Law Society of Scotland is the professional governing body for Scottish solicitors.

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Leader of the Senate of Northern Ireland

The Leader of the Senate of Northern Ireland was the Leader of the House in the Senate of Northern Ireland.

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Leonard Beecher

Leonard James Beecher (21 May 1906 – 16 December 1987) was an English-born Anglican Archbishop.

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Lindesay Clark

Sir Lindesay Clark (7 January 18963 January 1986) was a renowned Australian mining engineer and company director.

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Lionel Brett

Sir Lionel Brett (19 August 1911 – 10 September 1990) was an expatriate Solicitor General of Nigeria who later became a Justice of the Supreme Court in 1958.

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List of ambassadors of Australia to Russia

The Ambassador of Australia to the Russian Federation is an officer of the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the head of the Embassy of the Commonwealth of Australia to the Russian Federation.

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List of ambassadors of Australia to the United States

The Ambassador of Australia to the United States is an officer of the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the director of the Embassy of Australia to the United States of America in Washington, D.C..

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List of ambassadors of the United Kingdom to Austria

The Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Austria is the United Kingdom's foremost diplomatic representative in the Republic of Austria, and head of the UK's diplomatic mission in Vienna.

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List of ambassadors of the United Kingdom to Ethiopia

The Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Ethiopia is the United Kingdom's foremost diplomatic representative in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, and head of the UK's diplomatic mission in Addis Ababa.

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List of ambassadors of the United Kingdom to Mexico

The Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Mexico is the United Kingdom's foremost diplomatic representative in the United States of Mexico, and in charge of the UK's diplomatic mission in Mexico City.

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List of ambassadors of the United Kingdom to Nicaragua

The Ambassador of the United Kingdom to the Republic of Nicaragua is the United Kingdom's foremost diplomatic representative in Nicaragua, and in charge of the UK's diplomatic mission in Managua.

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List of governors of Uganda

This is a list of military administrators, commissioners, governors and governors-general of Uganda.

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List of Mayors and Lord Mayors of Perth

This is a list of the mayors and lord mayors of the City of Perth, a local government area of Western Australia.

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List of mayors of Belfast

The Lord Mayor of Belfast is the leader and chairperson of Belfast City Council, elected annually from and by the City's 60 councillors.

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List of mayors of Cardiff

This is a list of mayors of Cardiff, Wales.

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List of NHS Regional Hospital Boards (1947–1974)

Regional hospital boards were established in 1947 by the National Health Service Act 1946 to administer hospital and specialist services of the National Health Service in England and Wales.

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List of Speakers of the Senate of Northern Ireland

The Speaker of the Senate of Northern Ireland was the Speaker in the Senate of Northern Ireland.

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Llewelyn Wyn Griffith

Llewelyn Wyn Griffith CBE (30 August 1890 – 27 September 1977) was a Welsh novelist, born in Llandrillo yn Rhos, Clwyd.

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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (informally the LSHTM) is a public research university on Keppel Street, Bloomsbury, Camden, London, and specialised in public health and tropical medicine and a constituent college of the University of London.

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Lord Lieutenant of Clackmannanshire

This is a list of people who have served as Lord Lieutenant of Clackmannanshire.

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Lord Lieutenant of Down

This is a list of lords lieutenants of County Down.

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Lord Mayor of Brisbane

The Lord Mayor of Brisbane is the head of the Brisbane City Council.

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Lords Commissioners of the Treasury

In the United Kingdom there are at least six Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury, serving as a commission for the ancient office of Lord High Treasurer.

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Louth, Lincolnshire (UK Parliament constituency)

Louth was a county constituency in Lincolnshire which returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1885 until it was abolished for the 1983 general election.

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MacRobertson Miller Airlines

MacRobertson Miller Airlines (MMA), callsign "Miller", IATA code "MV", was established in Australia in late 1927, by pilot Horrie Miller with the backing of chocolate millionaire Sir Macpherson Robertson.

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MAN Diesel

MAN Diesel SE is a European manufacturer of large-bore diesel engines for marine propulsion systems and power plant applications.

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MANWEB

MANWEB (Merseyside And North Wales Electricity Board) was the regional electricity supplier and distributor for Merseyside, North Wales and parts of Cheshire.

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Marks & Spencer

Marks & Spencer Group plc (also known as M&S) is a major British multinational retailer headquartered in the City of Westminster, London.

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Marshall St John Oswald

Major-General Marshall St John Oswald CB, CBE, DSO, MC was a British Army officer who served as Director of Military Intelligence.

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Maud Karpeles

Maud Karpeles (12 November 1885 – 1 October 1976) was a British collector of folksongs and dance teacher.

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Met Office

The Met Office (officially the Meteorological Office) is the United Kingdom's national weather service.

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Michael Turner (banker)

Sir Michael William Turner (1905 - 27 September 1980) was the chief manager of The Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank from 1953 to 1962.

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Military attaché

A military attaché is a military expert who is attached to a diplomatic mission (an attaché).

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Minister of Commerce (Northern Ireland)

The Minister of Commerce was a member of the Executive Committee of the Privy Council of Northern Ireland (Cabinet) in the Parliament of Northern Ireland which governed Northern Ireland from 1921 to 1972.

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Ministry of Housing and Local Government

The Ministry of Housing and Local Government was a United Kingdom government department formed after the Second World War, covering the areas of housing and local government.

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Ministry of Pensions and National Insurance

The Ministry of Pensions and National Insurance (MPNI) was a British government ministry responsible for the administration and delivery of welfare benefits.

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Ministry of Power (United Kingdom)

The Ministry of Power was a United Kingdom government ministry dealing with issues concerning energy.

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Mohammed Ikramullah

Mohammad Ikramullah KCMG (hon), CIE (1903–1963) was a figure in the administration of Pakistan at the time of independence.

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Mount Isa Mines

Mount Isa Mines Limited ("MIM") operates the Mount Isa copper, lead, zinc and silver mines near Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia as part of the Glencore group of companies.

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Municipal borough

Municipal boroughs were a type of local government district which existed in England and Wales between 1835 and 1974, in Northern Ireland from 1840 to 1973 and in the Republic of Ireland from 1840 to 2002.

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National Coal Board

The National Coal Board (NCB) was the statutory corporation created to run the nationalised coal mining industry in the United Kingdom.

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National Rifle Association of the United Kingdom

The National Rifle Association of the United Kingdom (NRA) is the governing body of full bore rifle and pistol shooting sports in the United Kingdom.

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Nature Conservancy (UK)

The Nature Conservancy was a British government agency established by Royal Charter in 1949.

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Neville McNamara

Air Chief Marshal Sir Neville Patrick McNamara, (17 April 1923 – 7 May 2014) was a senior commander of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF).

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New Forest (UK Parliament constituency)

New Forest was a county constituency in south-west Hampshire which elected one Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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New Forest and Christchurch (UK Parliament constituency)

New Forest and Christchurch was a county constituency in Hampshire which elected one Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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New Zealand Police

The New Zealand Police (Ngā Pirihimana o Aotearoa) is the national police force of New Zealand, responsible for enforcing criminal law, enhancing public safety, maintaining order and keeping the peace throughout New Zealand.

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Nicholas Copeman

Vice Admiral Sir Nicholas Alfred Copeman KBE CB DSC (1906–1969) was a Royal Navy officer who went on to be Commander-in-Chief, South Atlantic and South America Station.

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Nora K. Chadwick

Nora Kershaw Chadwick CBE FSA FBA (28 January 1891 – 24 April 1972) was an English medievalist.

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North Dalrymple-Hamilton

Captain North Edward Frederick Dalrymple-Hamilton of Bargany (17 February 1922 – 8 July 2014) was a Royal Navy officer of World War II who, as gun director of the battleship, witnessed the sinking of the.

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North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board

The North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board (1943 - 1990) was founded to design, construct and manage hydroelectricity projects in the Highlands of Scotland.

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Nottinghamshire County Council

Nottinghamshire County Council is the upper-tier local authority for the non-metropolitan county of Nottinghamshire in England.

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Nyandika Maiyoro

Nyantika Maiyoro (born 1931 in Kiogoro, Nyaribare Chache) is a retired runner from Kenya.

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Olga Lopes-Seale

Dame Olga Lopes-Seale, DA, GCM, MBE, BSS (26 December 1918 – 4 February 2011) was a Guyanese-born Barbados-based social and community worker, radio broadcaster and singer.

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Oliver Crosthwaite-Eyre

Col.

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Orders and decorations of the Commonwealth realms

This article concerns the orders and decorations of the Commonwealth realms awarded by the sovereign in right of each nation.

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Oswin Gibbs-Smith

Oswin Harvard Gibbs-Smith, CBE (15 November 1901 – 26 September 1969) was Dean of Winchester in the third quarter of the 20th century.

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P&O (company)

P&O (formerly the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company) was a British shipping and logistics company dating from the early 19th century.

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Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Health

The Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Health was a junior ministerial office in the United Kingdom Government.

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Patrick Shea (civil servant)

Patrick Shea CB, OBE, FRSA (27 April 1908 – 1986) was a Northern Irish civil servant and the first Roman Catholic since A. N. Bonaparte-Wyse in the 1920s to achieve the rank of Permanent Secretary of a Government Department in Northern Ireland.

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Paul Brand

Dr.

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Pei Te Hurinui Jones

Pei Te Hurinui Jones (9 September 1898 – 7 May 1976) was a New Zealand tribal leader, interpreter, land officer, writer, translator and genealogist.

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Permanent Secretary

The Permanent Secretary, in most departments officially titled the Permanent Under-secretary of State or PUS (although the full title is rarely used), is the most senior civil servant of a British Government ministry, charged with running the department on a day-to-day basis.

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Peter Daubeny

Sir Peter Lauderdale Daubeny, (16 April 1921, Wiesbaden, Germany – 6 August 1975, London) was a German-born British theatre impresario.

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Peter Latham (RAF officer)

Air Vice Marshal Peter Anthony Latham, (18 June 1925 – 4 December 2016) was a senior Royal Air Force officer.

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Peter Reid (Royal Navy officer)

Admiral Sir (John) Peter (Lorne) Reid GCB CVO (10 January 1903 – 26 September 1973) was a Royal Navy officer who went on to be Controller of the Navy.

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Peter Stallard

Sir Peter Hyla Gawne Stallard (6 March 1915 – 25 October 1995) was Lieutenant Governor of the Isle of Man from 1967 to 1972.

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Peter Wykeham

Air Marshal Sir Peter Guy Wykeham KCB, DSO & Bar, OBE, DFC & Bar, AFC (13 September 1915 – 23 February 1995), born Peter Guy Wykeham-Barnes was a Royal Air Force fighter pilot and squadron commander, and a flying ace of the Second World War.

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Plessey

The Plessey Company plc was a British-based international electronics, defence and telecommunications company.

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Plunket Society

The Royal New Zealand Plunket Society is an incorporated society in New Zealand that provides a range of free health services to children under the age of five with their development, health and wellbeing.

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Post-nominal letters

Post-nominal letters, also called post-nominal initials, post-nominal titles or designatory letters, are letters placed after a person's name to indicate that that individual holds a position, academic degree, accreditation, office, military decoration, or honour, or is a member of a religious institute or fraternity.

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Postmaster-General (New Zealand)

The Postmaster-General in New Zealand was the government minister responsible for the New Zealand Post Office from 1858 to 1989, when the NZPO (formerly the P&T or Post and Telegraph Department) was split into three SOEs responsible to the Minister of State Owned Enterprises: New Zealand Post Limited, Telecom New Zealand Limited, and Post Office Bank Limited.

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Press Association

The Press Association (PA) is a multimedia news agency operating in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

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Principal of the University of St Andrews

The Principal of the University of St Andrews is the chief executive and chief academic of the University.

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Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi) or PSA is a democratic union in New Zealand representing the interests of over 62,000 members working in government departments, local government, the health sector, crown agencies, state-owned enterprises and community and government-funded agencies.

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Queen's Own Highlanders (Seaforth and Camerons)

The Queen's Own Highlanders (Seaforth and Camerons), officially abbreviated "QO HLDRS," was an infantry regiment of the British Army, part of the Scottish Division.

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Queen's Royal Lancers

The Queen's Royal Lancers (QRL) was a cavalry regiment of the British Army.

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RAF Cardington

Royal Air Force Cardington or more simply RAF Cardington is a former Royal Air Force station in Bedfordshire, England, with a long and varied history, particularly in relation to airships and balloons.

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Reg Groom

Sir Thomas Reginald Groom (1906–1987) was Lord Mayor of Brisbane in Queensland, Australia from 1955 to 1961.

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Reg Pollard (general)

Lieutenant General Sir Reginald George Pollard, (20 January 1903 – 9 March 1978) was a senior commander in the Australian Army, serving as Chief of the General Staff from 1960 to 1963.

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Reginald Sutcliffe

Reginald Cockcroft Sutcliffe FRS (16 November 1904 – 28 May 1991) was a British meteorologist.

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Regius Professor of Surgery (Glasgow)

The Regius Chair of Surgery at the University of Glasgow was founded in 1815 by King George III, who also established the Chairs of Chemistry and Natural History.

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Reigate (UK Parliament constituency)

Reigate is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 1997 by Crispin Blunt of the Conservative Party.

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Richard Anderson (British Army officer)

Lieutenant-General Sir Richard Neville Anderson (28 September 1907 – 4 September 1979) was a senior officer of the British Army who served in World War II and later achieved high office in the 1960s.

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Richard Graham-Vivian

Richard Preston Graham-Vivian (10 August 1896 – 1979) was a long-serving English officer of arms at the College of Arms in London.

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Richard Hull

Field Marshal Sir Richard Amyatt Hull, (7 May 1907 – 17 September 1989) was a senior British Army officer.

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Robert Blackwood (engineer)

Sir Robert Rutherford Blackwood (3 June 190621 August 1982) was an Australian engineer, prominent businessman and university administrator.

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Robert Sidney Foster

Sir Robert Sidney Foster (11 August 1913 – 12 October 2005) was a British colonial administrator, best remembered as the last colonial Governor of Fiji and the first Governor-General of the Dominion of Fiji.

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Robin Kinahan

Sir Robert George Caldwell Kinahan, ERD (24 September 1916 – 2 May 1997) was a politician, businessman and a senior member of the Orange Order in Northern Ireland.

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Robin Mackworth-Young

Sir Robert Christopher 'Robin' Mackworth-Young (12 February 1920 – December 2000) was a British academic and librarian, who served as Royal Librarian between 1958 and 1985.

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Rohan Delacombe

Major General Sir Rohan Delacombe (25 October 1906 – 10 November 1991) was a senior British Army officer who commanded the British occupation forces in Berlin from 1959 to 1962 at the height of the Cold War.

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Roland Nugent

Sir Roland Thomas Nugent, 1st Baronet (19 June 1886 – 18 August 1962), was an Ulster Unionist Party politician from Northern Ireland.

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Roman Catholic Diocese of Buéa

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Buea (Bueaën(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Buea in the Ecclesiastical province of Bamenda in Cameroon.

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Ronald Bailey (diplomat)

Ronald William Bailey, CMG (1917-2010) was a British diplomat.

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Ronald Lees

Air Marshal Sir Ronald Beresford Lees, (27 April 1910 – 18 May 1991) was a senior Royal Air Force commander.

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Royal Army Dental Corps

The Royal Army Dental Corps (RADC) is a specialist corps in the British Army that provides oral hygiene services to British Army personnel and their families in war and in peace.

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Royal Army Ordnance Corps

The Royal Army Ordnance Corps (RAOC) was a corps of the British Army.

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Royal Army Service Corps

The Royal Army Service Corps (RASC) was a corps of the British Army responsible for land, coastal and lake transport, air despatch, barracks administration, the Army Fire Service, staffing headquarters' units, supply of food, water, fuel and domestic materials such as clothing, furniture and stationery and the supply of technical and military equipment.

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Royal Artillery

The Royal Regiment of Artillery, commonly referred to as the Royal Artillery (RA) and colloquially known as "The Gunners", is the artillery arm of the British Army.

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Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) is the leading advocate for surgical standards, professionalism and surgical education in Australia and New Zealand.

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Royal Australian Naval Volunteer Reserve

Royal Australian Naval Volunteer Reserve (RANVR) was a reserve force of the Royal Australian Navy.

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Royal Canberra Hospital

Royal Canberra Hospital was the first hospital in Canberra, the capital of Australia.

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Royal Children's Hospital

The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) is a major children's hospital in Melbourne, Australia.

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Royal College of Art

The Royal College of Art (RCA) is a public research university in London, in the United Kingdom.

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Royal Corps of Signals

The Royal Corps of Signals (often simply known as the Royal Signals - abbreviated to R SIGNALS) is one of the combat support arms of the British Army.

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Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

The Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME; pronounced phonetically as "Reemee" with stress on the first syllable) is a corps of the British Army that maintains the equipment that the Army uses.

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Royal Engineers

The Corps of Royal Engineers, usually just called the Royal Engineers (RE), and commonly known as the Sappers, is one of the corps of the British Army.

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Royal Fusiliers

The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) was a line infantry regiment of the British Army in continuous existence for 283 years.

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Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, or RIE, often (but incorrectly) known as the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, or ERI, was established in 1729 and is the oldest voluntary hospital in Scotland.

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Royal New Zealand Naval Volunteer Reserve

The Royal New Zealand Naval Volunteer Reserve (RNZNVR) is the volunteer reserve force of the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN).

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Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association

The Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association, often referred to as the Returned Services' Association but best known simply as the RSA, is one of the largest voluntary welfare organisations in New Zealand and one of the oldest ex-service organisations in the world.

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Royal Scots

The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment), once known as the Royal Regiment of Foot, was the oldest and most senior infantry regiment of the line of the British Army, having been raised in 1633 during the reign of Charles I of Scotland.

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Royal Small Arms Factory

The Royal Small Arms Factory (RSAF) was a UK government-owned rifle factory in the London Borough of Enfield in an area generally known as the Lea Valley.

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Royston Wright

Admiral Sir Royston Hollis Wright (29 September 1908 – 18 July 1977) was a senior Royal Navy officer who went on to be Second Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Personnel.

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SA Pathology

SA Pathology, (formerly the Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science (IMVS) until 2008), is an organisation providing diagnostic and clinical pathology services throughout South Australia.

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Saint Augustin Basilica

The Basilica of St Augustine (Église Saint-Augustin d'Annaba) is a Roman Catholic basilica and pro-cathedral located in Annaba, Algeria.

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Sarah Ward (politician)

Sarah Adelaide Ward CBE (25 December 1895 – 9 April 1969) was a Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom.

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Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations

The Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations was a British Cabinet minister responsible for dealing with the United Kingdom's relations with members of the Commonwealth of Nations (its former colonies).

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Secretary of State for Employment

The Secretary of State for Employment was a position in the Cabinet of the United Kingdom.

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Seretse Khama

Sir Seretse Goitsebeng Maphiri Khama, GCB, KBE (1 July 1921 – 13 July 1980) was the first President of Botswana, in office from 1966 to 1980.

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Shropshire County Council

Shropshire County Council was the county council of the non-metropolitan county of Shropshire in England.

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Simon Marks, 1st Baron Marks of Broughton

Simon Marks, 1st Baron Marks of Broughton (9 July 1888–8 December 1964), was a British Jewish businessman.

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Sir Charles Madden, 2nd Baronet

Admiral Sir Charles Edward Madden, 2nd Baronet GCB (15 June 1906 – 23 April 2001) followed his father in a career with the Royal Navy that culminated in his serving as the Commander-in-Chief of the Home Fleet from 1963 to 1965.

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South Wales Borderers

The South Wales Borderers was a line infantry regiment of the British Army in existence for 280 years.

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Speaker of the Gibraltar Parliament

The Speaker of the Gibraltar Parliament is the presiding officer of the Gibraltar Parliament, the legislature of the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar.

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St George's Hospital

St George's Hospital is a teaching hospital in Tooting, London.

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St Mary's Hospital, London

St Mary's Hospital is an NHS hospital in Paddington, in the City of Westminster, London, founded in 1845.

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St Mary's University, Twickenham

St Mary's University, Twickenham, is a research university located in Strawberry Hill, Twickenham, in South West London.

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Stuart Archer

Colonel Bertram Stuart Trevelyan Archer, (3 February 1915 – 2 May 2015), known as Stuart Archer, was a recipient of the George Cross, the highest British and Commonwealth award for gallantry not in the face of the enemy.

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Supreme Court of Sierra Leone

The Supreme Court of Sierra Leone is the highest court in Sierra Leone.

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Taiz

Taiz (تعز, Taʿizz) is a city in southwestern Yemen.

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Territory of Papua and New Guinea

The Territory of Papua and New Guinea was established by an administrative union between the Australian-administered territories of Papua and New Guinea in 1949.

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The King's School, Parramatta

The King's School is a private, Anglican, day and boarding school for boys, located in North Parramatta in the western suburbs of Sydney.

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Thomas Haddon

Brigadier Thomas ('Tommy') Haddon CBE (19 February 1913 – 12 April 1993) was a British Army officer who served with distinction while serving with the airborne forces during the Second World War, most notably during Operation Market Garden in September 1944.

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Thomas Malcolm Knox

Sir Thomas Malcolm Knox FRSE LLD (28 November 1900 – 6 April 1980) was an Anglo-Scottish philosopher who served as Principal of St Andrews University from 1953–66 and Vice-president of the Royal Society of Edinburgh from 1975-8.

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Thomas Shirley (RAF officer)

Air Vice Marshal Sir Thomas Ulric Curzon Shirley, (4 June 1908 – 16 January 1982) was a Royal Air Force officer who served as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief Signals Command from 1964 until 1966.

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TI Group

TI Group plc (formerly Tube Investments) was a holding company for specialised engineering companies.

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Tom Finney

Sir Thomas Finney (5 April 1922 – 14 February 2014) was an English footballer, famous for his loyalty to his League club, Preston North End, for whom he made 569 first-class appearances, and for his performances in the England national side.

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Trenchard Cox

Sir George Trenchard Cox (1905–1995) was a British museum director.

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UK Chamber of Shipping

The UK Chamber of Shipping is the trade body for shipping in the United Kingdom, representing over 140 shipping companies.

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Under-Secretary of State for Scotland

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Scotland, often referred to as Under-Secretary of State for Scotland is a junior ministerial post (of Parliamentary Under Secretary of State rank) in the United Kingdom government, supporting the Secretary of State for Scotland.

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Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers

The Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers (USDAW) is a trade union in the United Kingdom, consisting of over 433,000 members nationwide.

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University of Bristol

The University of Bristol (simply referred to as Bristol University and abbreviated as Bris. in post-nominal letters, or UoB) is a red brick research university located in Bristol, United Kingdom.

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University of Cambridge

The University of Cambridge (informally Cambridge University)The corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.

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University of Ibadan

The University of Ibadan (UI) is the oldest Nigerian university, and is located five miles (8 kilometres) from the centre of the major city of Ibadan in Western Nigeria.

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University of London

The University of London (abbreviated as Lond. or more rarely Londin. in post-nominals) is a collegiate and a federal research university located in London, England.

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University of Manchester

The University of Manchester is a public research university in Manchester, England, formed in 2004 by the merger of the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology and the Victoria University of Manchester.

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Victor Silvester

Victor Marlborough Silvester OBE (25 February 190014 August 1978) was an English dancer, author, musician and bandleader from the British dance band era.

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W. H. Allen & Co.

William H. Allen and Company (est. 1835) was a bookselling and publishing business in London, England, known for issuing works related to the British colonies.

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Walter McKinnon

Major General Walter Sneddon McKinnon, (8 July 1910 – 20 May 1998) was an officer in the New Zealand Army.

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Walter Peeler

Walter "Wally" Peeler, VC, BEM (9 August 1887 – 23 May 1968) was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry "in the face of the enemy" that can be awarded to members of the British and Commonwealth armed forces.

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Wellington Harbour Board

The Wellington Harbour Board was constituted by act of parliament which took effect on 1 January 1880.

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Wilfrid Simmonds

Wilfrid Mylchreest Simmonds, (19 December 1889 – 2 January 1967) was an Australian politician.

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William Arthur Whitlock

William Arthur Whitlock (1891–1977) was a notable New Zealand journalist, newspaper editor and proprietor.

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William Fairhurst

William Albert Fairhurst CBE (21 August 1903, Alderley Edge, England – 13 March 1982, Howick, New Zealand) was an English-born bridge designer and international chess master.

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William Pike (British Army officer)

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Yusuf Lule

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The 10th Princess Mary's Own Gurkha Rifles, (abbreviated to 10 GR), was originally a rifle regiment of the British Indian Army comprising Gurkha soldiers of Nepalese origin.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1961_Birthday_Honours

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