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Archibald Richard Burdon Haldane (18 November 1900 – 18 October 1982) was a Scottish social historian and writer.
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.
Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) is a federal government research university in Zaria, Kaduna State.
The Air Training Corps (ATC) is a British volunteer-military youth organisation, sponsored by the Ministry of Defence and the Royal Air Force.
Air Vice Marshal Sir Alan Hunter Cachemaille Boxer (1 December 1916 – 26 April 1998) was a senior Royal Air Force officer.
The Honourable Alastair Francis Buchan, CBE (9 September 1918 – 4 February 1976) was a leading writer on defence studies in the 1970s.
Alfred Herbert Ltd was one of the world's largest machine tool manufacturing businesses.
James Allan Guy, CBE (30 November 1890 – 16 December 1979) was an Australian politician who represented the Australian Labor Party in both the Tasmanian House of Assembly and the Federal House of Representatives, before leaving to represent the United Australia Party and then the Liberal Party of Australia in both the House of Representatives and the Senate.
Sir Allen Montgomery Lewis (26 October 1909 – 18 February 1993) was a barrister and public servant from Saint Lucia who twice served as the country's Governor-General.
Alliance Girls' High School (AGHS) is a national girls' boarding school located near the small town of Kikuyu in the Kiambu District of the Central Province of Kenya, 20 km from Nairobi.
The Amalgamated Weavers' Association, often known as the Weavers' Amalgamation, was a trade union in the United Kingdom.
Sir Angus Frank Johnstone-Wilson, CBE (11 August 191331 May 1991) was an English novelist and short story writer.
Dame Katharine Annis Calder Gillie ERCP (Lond) FRCGP (3 August 1900, London – 10 April 1985, Bledington, Oxfordshire) was a British physician and medical researcher.
Anthony Ian "Beau" Cottrell (10 February 1907 – 10 December 1988) was a New Zealand rugby union player.
Air Chief Marshal Sir Anthony Wilkinson Heward, (1 July 1918 – 27 October 1995) was a senior Royal Air Force (RAF) commander.
Archibald David Kennedy, 7th Marquess of Ailsa, OBE, DL (3 December 1925 – 7 April 1994) was a Scottish peer, the son of Angus Kennedy, 6th Marquess of Ailsa.
The Army Cadet Force (ACF) is a national youth organisation sponsored by the United Kingdom's Ministry of Defence and the British Army.
The Army Department Constabulary was a security police force in the United Kingdom formed as a result of the Special Constables Act 1923.
Sir Arthur Lionel Pugh Norrington (27 October 1899 – 21 May 1982) was a publisher, President of Trinity College, Oxford, Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University, and originator of the Norrington Table.
Ashford House, located in the Adelaide suburb of Ashford, South Australia, was originally built in 1838 by Dr Charles Everard, and is amongst the oldest historic buildings in South Australia.
Associated-Rediffusion, later Rediffusion, London, was the British ITV contractor for London and parts of the surrounding counties, on weekdays between 1954 and 29 July 1968.
The Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) is responsible for the design, manufacture and support of warheads for the United Kingdom's nuclear weapons.
The Attorney-General's Department is a department of the federal government of Australia responsible for law and justice.
Auckland Airport is the largest and busiest airport in New Zealand, with 19,387,627 (10,594,128 international and 8,793,499 domestic) passengers in the year ended October 2017.
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.
The Australian National University (ANU) is a national research university located in Canberra, the capital of Australia.
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.
AWB Limited was a major grain marketing organisation based in Australia.
Baptists Together (officially The Baptist Union of Great Britain) is the association of Baptist churches in England and Wales.
The Barbados Regiment is the land force component of the Barbados Defence Force.
Barnsley was a Parliamentary constituency covering the town of Barnsley in England.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
Berkshire Constabulary is a former Home Office police force which was responsible for policing the county of Berkshire in Southern England.
The Council of the Royal County of Berkshire, also known as the Berkshire County Council, was the top-tier local government administrative body for Berkshire from 1889 to 1998.
The Bermuda Police Service is the law enforcement agency of the British Overseas Territory of Bermuda.
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.
Bernard Marmaduke Fitzalan-Howard, 16th Duke of Norfolk, (30 May 1908 – 31 January 1975), styled Earl of Arundel and Surrey until 1917, was a British peer and politician.
Bethlem Royal Hospital, also known as St Mary Bethlehem, Bethlehem Hospital and Bedlam, is a psychiatric hospital in London.
William George (Bill) Buckley OBE (8 August 1907 – 17 April 1973) was an Australian rugby league footballer and administrator.
William James Percival Webber (11 September 1901 – 12 April 1982) was a Welsh trade unionist.
Billingsgate Fish Market is located in Poplar in London.
Birmingham City Police was a police force responsible for policing the city of Birmingham in England until 1974, when on 1 April it was amalgamated under the Local Government Act 1972 with West Midlands Constabulary and parts of other forces to form the West Midlands Police.
The Birmingham Small Arms Company Limited (BSA) was a major British industrial combine, a group of businesses manufacturing military and sporting firearms; bicycles; motorcycles; cars; buses and bodies; steel; iron castings; hand, power, and machine tools; coal cleaning and handling plants; sintered metals; and hard chrome process.
The Bishop Gore School (Ysgol Esgob Gore) is a secondary school in Swansea in Wales, founded on 14 September 1682 by Hugh Gore (1613–1691), Bishop of Waterford and Lismore.
The Bishop of Birmingham heads the Church of England diocese of Birmingham, in the Province of Canterbury, in England.
The Black Watch, 3rd Battalion, Royal Regiment of Scotland (3 SCOTS) is an infantry battalion of the Royal Regiment of Scotland.
Blue Circle Industries was a British public company manufacturing cement.
The Board of Trade is a British government department concerned with commerce and industry, currently within the Department for International Trade.
Borough Road is in Southwark, London SE1.
Bristol Museum & Art Gallery is a large museum and art gallery in Bristol, England.
Bristol Siddeley Engines Ltd (BSEL) was a British aero engine manufacturer.
Britannia Royal Naval College (BRNC), commonly known as Dartmouth, is the naval academy of the United Kingdom and the initial officer training establishment of the British Royal Navy.
The British Aircraft Corporation (BAC) was a British aircraft manufacturer formed from the government-pressured merger of English Electric Aviation Ltd., Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft), the Bristol Aeroplane Company and Hunting Aircraft in 1960.
British Eagle International Airlines was a major British independentindependent from government-owned corporations airline that operated from 1948 until it went into liquidation in 1968.
British European Airways (BEA), formally British European Airways Corporation, was a British airline which existed from 1946 until 1974.
The British Museum, located in the Bloomsbury area of London, United Kingdom, is a public institution dedicated to human history, art and culture.
British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) was the British state-owned airline created in 1940 by the merger of Imperial Airways and British Airways Ltd.
The British Railways Board (BRB) was a nationalised industry in the United Kingdom that operated from 1963 to 2001.
The British Transport Docks Board (BTDB) was a nationalised industry, managing former railway-owned docks in Great Britain.
British United Airways (BUA) was a private, independentindependent from government-owned corporations British airline formed as a result of the merger of Airwork Services and Hunting-Clan Air Transport in July 1960, making it the largest wholly private airline based in the United Kingdom at the time.
Sir Brynmor Jones (1903 - 1989) was the second Vice-Chancellor of the University of Hull.
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.
Burke Frederick St John Trend, Baron Trend, (2 January 1914 – 21 July 1987) was a British civil servant and later Rector of Lincoln College, Oxford.
The Bustamante Industrial Trade Union (BITU, also referred to as the Busta Union') is a trade union center in Jamaica established by Sir Alexander Bustamante and Mr. Givans.
Cable & Wireless plc was a British telecommunications company.
Cadet College, Hasan Abdal (CCH) (Urdu/Pashto: is a residential secondary school located in Hasan Abdal, Attock District, Punjab, Pakistan.
Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely was, from 1965 to 1974, an administrative and geographical county in East Anglia in the United Kingdom.
The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) was a rifle regiment of the British Army, the only regiment of rifles amongst the Scottish regiments of infantry.
The Canberra Hotel was a temperance hotel on the western corner of Ann and Edward Streets, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
The Captain of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms is a UK government post since 1945 held by the Government Chief Whip in the House of Lords.
Sir Carl Douglas Aarvold, OBE, TD (7 June 1907 – 17 March 1991), was an English barrister who became Recorder of London.
Carmarthenshire and Cardiganshire Constabulary was the Home Office police force for the counties of Carmarthenshire and Cardiganshire, Wales.
Sir Cecil Charles Boyd-Rochfort KCVO (18871983) was a British thoroughbred racehorse trainer who was British flat racing Champion Trainer five times.
The Central Office of Information (COI) was the UK government's marketing and communications agency.
Sir Charles Barnard Groves CBE (10 March 191520 June 1992) was an English conductor.
Charles Herbert "Bert" Locke OBE (21 September 1910 – 15 May 1977) was an Australian company director, who served as chairman of Tooheys and Lend Lease Corporation, and a charity fundraiser.
Vice Admiral Sir Charles Piercy Mills, (4 October 1914 – 27 July 2006) was a Royal Navy officer who went on to be Governor of Guernsey.
The Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu, commonly known as the Christchurch Art Gallery, is the public art gallery of the city of Christchurch, New Zealand.
Christopher Prior, CB (2 July 1912 - 14 September 2004) was an eminent Anglican priest: Chaplain of the Fleet from 1966 to 1969 and Archdeacon of Portsmouth from then to 1977.
Sir Sze-yuen Chung, PhD, GBM, GBE, FREng, JP (born 3 November 1917) is a retired senior politician in Hong Kong.
The City of Glasgow Police or Glasgow City Police was the police of the City of Glasgow, Scotland.
The City of Westminster is an Inner London borough which also holds city status.
The City Treasurer is a position of responsibility for a city according to the prevailing laws in that city.
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.
The Territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands is an Australian external territory in the Indian Ocean, comprising a small archipelago approximately midway between Australia and Sri Lanka.
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.
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) is an intergovernmental organisation of six independent member states whose principal function is to mark, record and maintain the graves and places of commemoration of Commonwealth of Nations military service members who died in the two World Wars.
Southend-on-Sea was a local government district from 1866 to 1974 around the seaside resort of Southend-on-Sea in Essex, England.
Cow & Gate is a United Kingdom based dairy products company, which expanded into milk bottling, distribution, and baby food production.
Air Vice Marshal Cresswell Montagu Clementi (30 December 1918 – 26 August 1981) was a senior Royal Air Force (RAF) commander.
The Crofting Commission (Coimisean na Croitearachd) took the place of the Crofters Commission (Coimisean nan Croitearan) on 1 April 2012 as the statutory regulator for crofting in Scotland.
Croker Island is an island in the Arafura Sea off the coast of the Northern Territory, Australia, 200 km northeast of Darwin.
Cumberland County Council was the county council of Cumberland in the North West of England, an elected local government body responsible for most local services in the county.
Cyril Chambers CBE (28 February 1898 – 3 October 1975) was an Australian politician who served as a member of the House of Representatives from 1943 to 1958, representing the Labor Party.
Daniel Jenkyn Jones OBE (7 December 1912 – 23 April 1993) was a composer of classical music, who worked in Britain.
Sir David Brown (10 May 1904 – 3 September 1993) was an English industrialist, managing director of his grandfather's gear and machine tool business David Brown Limited and more recently David Brown Tractors, and one time owner of shipbuilders Vosper Thorneycroft and car manufacturers Aston Martin and Lagonda.
David Brown Engineering Limited is an English engineering company, principally engaged in the manufacture of gears and gearboxes.
Vice Admiral Sir David Granville Clutterbuck KBE CB (25 January 1913 – 13 December 2008) was a Royal Navy officer who became NATO's Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic in 1966.
Major General Sir David Boswell Egerton, 16th Baronet, (24 July 1914 – 17 November 2010) was a British Army officer from the aristocratic Egerton family.
The Department of Air is a former Australian federal government department.
The Department of Civil Aviation (also called the DCA) was an Australian government department that existed between November 1938 and November 1973.
The Department of Education and Science was an Australian government department that existed between December 1966 and December 1972.
The Department of Housing was an Australian government department with responsibility for housing, including the administration of housing schemes and grants that existed between December 1963 and November 1973.
The Department of National Development was an Australian government department that existed between January 1951 and December 1972.
The Department of Shipping and Transport was an Australian government department that existed between May 1951 and December 1972.
The Department of Supply was an Australian government department that existed between March 1950 and June 1974.
The Department of Territories was an Australian government department that existed between May 1951 and February 1968.
The Department of the Interior was an Australian government department that existed between April 1939 and December 1972.
The Department of the Navy is a former Australian federal government department created on 13 November 1939 to replace the Navy Office within the Department of Defence, after the outbreak of the Second World War.
The Department of the Treasury (or The Treasury) is the Australian Government department responsible for economic policy, fiscal policy, market regulation, and the Australian federal budget.
The Department of Trade and Industry was an Australian government department that existed between December 1963 and December 1972.
The Department of Works was an Australian government department that existed between June 1952 and November 1973.
Derbyshire County Council is the upper-tier local authority for the non-metropolitan county of Derbyshire, England.
The Diplomatic Wireless Service (DWS) was the name of the communications system set up for the British Foreign Office by Brigadier Richard Gambier-Parry, the first Foreign Office Director of Communications, in the latter part of 1945.
Dobson and Barlow were manufacturers of textile machinery with works in Bolton, Greater Manchester.
Sir Donald Charles Hopson (31 August 1915 – 26 August 1974) was a British diplomat.
Isobel Marion Dorothea Mackellar (better known as Dorothea Mackellar), OBE (1 July 1885 – 14 January 1968) was an Australian poet and fiction writer.
Dorothy Hetty Fosbery Jenner, also known as Dorothy Gordon (1 March 1891 – 24 March 1985) was an Australian actress, journalist, and radio broadcaster.
Dorset County Council (DCC) is the county council for the county of Dorset in England.
Major General Douglas Lyall Darling & Bar, MC & Bar (3 October 1914 – 28 December 1978) was a British Army officer who was highly decorated for gallantry and leadership during the Second World War.
Durham Constabulary is the territorial police force responsible for policing the non-metropolitan county of County Durham and the unitary authority of Darlington.
The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) is a superior court of record for the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), including six independent states: Antigua and Barbuda, the Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and three British Overseas Territories (Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, and Montserrat).
The Eastern Daily Press (EDP) is a regional newspaper covering Norfolk, and northern parts of Suffolk and eastern Cambridgeshire, and is published daily in Norwich, UK.
The Edinburgh and East of Scotland College of Agriculture carried out experimental work in agriculture and animal breeding in south-east Scotland.
Sir Eduardo Luigi Paolozzi (7 March 1924 – 22 April 2005) was a Scottish sculptor and artist.
Edward Michael Gresford Jones KCVO (21 October 1901 – 7 March 1982) was a Church of England bishop.
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.
The English Schools' Athletics Championships are annual national athletics competitions organised by the English Schools' Athletic Association ESAA for students in England aged 12–18 for track and field, cross country and race walking.
Enugu is the capital of Enugu State in Nigeria.
Ernest Alexander Payne (19 February 1902 – 14 January 1980) was a British Baptist administrator and scholar.
The 1967 International and Universal Exposition or Expo 67, as it was commonly known, was a general exhibition, Category One World's Fair held in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, from April 27 to October 29, 1967.
Fanny Friedman (sometimes spelled Fannie Friedman, born Frances Friedman on June 21, 1926) is a doctor, political figure in Swaziland and first woman minister and senator in her country from 1987 to 1993.
The Fiji School of Medicine is a tertiary institution based in Suva, Fiji.
The Forestry Commission is a non-ministerial government department responsible for forestry in England and Scotland (on 1 April 2013 Forestry Commission Wales merged with other agencies to become Natural Resources Wales).
Frank Beswick, Baron Beswick, (1911 – 17 August 1987) was a British Labour Co-operative politician.
Frank Hauser CBE (1 August 1922 - 14 October 2007) was a British Theatre director.
General Sir Frank Edward Kitson, & Bar, DL (born 15 December 1926) is a retired British Army officer and writer on military subjects, notably low intensity operations.
Frank Lionel Watts, CMG, MBE, (1928–2000) was an Australian disability advocate and founder of Australian disability service provider,.
Professor Sir Frank Wild Holdsworth FRCS (1904, Bradford – 1969) was a British orthopaedic surgeon remembered for pioneering work on rehabilitation of spinal injury patients.
Air Marshal Sir Frederick Beresford 'Freddie' Sowrey, (born 14 September 1922) is a retired senior Royal Air Force officer.
Frederick Joseph Blakeney (2 July 191316 June 1990) was an Australian public servant and diplomat.
Sir Frederick Edward Warner FRS, FREng (31 March 1910 – 3 July 2010) was a British chemical engineer.
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) based in Tunbridge Wells is one of the largest trade associations in the UK, with members moving goods by road, rail, sea, and air.
George Richard Wilson Knight (1897–1985) was an English literary critic and academic, known particularly for his interpretation of mythic content in literature, and The Wheel of Fire, a collection of essays on Shakespeare's plays.
The General Post Office (GPO) was officially established in England in 1660 by Charles II and it eventually grew to combine the functions of state postal system and telecommunications carrier.
Field Marshal Sir Geoffrey Harding Baker, (20 June 1912 – 8 May 1980) was Chief of the General Staff, the professional head of the British Army, from 1968 to 1971.
Captain Geoffrey John Kirkby CBE, DSC & Two Bars (26 August 1918 – 24 October 1998) was an officer in the Royal Navy during the Second World War, serving mainly at sea in small ships.
George Archibald, 1st Baron Archibald CBE (21 July 1898 – 25 February 1975) was a British Labour politician.
Sir George Augustus Pape (29 January 1903 – 15 June 1987) was an Australian lawyer and judge.
George Henry Warwick Smith (3 October 1916 – 27 December 1999) was a senior Australian public servant.
George Wimpey was formed in 1880 and, based in Hammersmith, operated largely as a road surfacing contractor.
Gertrude Langer (née Froeschel) (1908–1984) was Austrian-born art critic in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
Not to be confused with the Church Lads' and Church Girls' Brigade. The Girls' Brigade is an international and interdenominational Christian youth organisation.
Glen Line was a UK shipping line that was founded in Glasgow in 1867.
(Hugh) Glencairn Balfour Paul CMG (23 September 1917 – 2 July 2008) was the British Ambassador to Iraq, Jordan and Tunisia before becoming an academic at Exeter University.
Glyndebourne is an English country house, the site of an opera house that, since 1934, has been the venue for the annual Glyndebourne Festival Opera.
Sir Godfrey Rolles Driver, CBE, FBA (20 August 1892 – 22 April 1975), known as G. R. Driver, was an English Orientalist noted for his studies of Semitic languages and Assyriology.
Gordon Percival Septimus Jacob CBE (5 July 18958 June 1984) was an English composer.
The Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) is an intelligence and security organisation responsible for providing signals intelligence (SIGINT) and information assurance to the government and armed forces of the United Kingdom.
The Governor of Northern Ireland was the principal officer and representative in Northern Ireland of the British monarch.
The Greater London Council (GLC) was the top-tier local government administrative body for Greater London from 1965 to 1986.
The Grenadier Guards (GREN GDS) is an infantry regiment of the British Army.
Gwent Police (Heddlu Gwent) is a territorial police force in Wales, responsible for policing the local authority areas of Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire, Newport and Torfaen.
Hallmoor School is a special school in Kitts Green, Birmingham, England.
Sir Harold John Boyer Harding (6 January 1900 – 27 March 1986) was a British civil engineer.
Sir Harold Warris Thompson, CBE, FRS (15 February 1908 – 31 December 1983) was an English physical chemist, who served as chairman of the Football Association.
Harrison and Sons was a major worldwide engraver and printer of postage stamps and banknotes.
William Henry Pilkington, Baron Pilkington (1905–1983) was a glass manufacturer and former President of the Federation of British Industries but who is remembered politically as chairman of the Pilkington Committee that produced the controversial Pilkington Report of 1962.
Hawker Siddeley was a group of British manufacturing companies engaged in aircraft production.
Major Sir Hector Joseph Richard Clayton, ED (3 June 188518 July 1975) was an Australian politician, solicitor and soldier.
Hector William Crawford CBE AO (14 August 191311 March 1991) was an Australian entrepreneur, conductor and media mogul, best known for his radio and television production firms.
Helena Catherine Marfell OBE, née Glen (4 August 1896 – 2 November 1981) was an Australian community worker who was the first president of the Country Women's Association of Australia (1945–1947).
Her Majesty's Diplomatic Service (HMDS) is the diplomatic service of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, dealing with foreign affairs, as opposed to the Home Civil Service, which deals with domestic affairs.
Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS), formerly Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC), has statutory responsibility for the inspection of the police forces, and since July 2017 the fire and rescue services, of England and Wales.
Sir Herbert Archbold Brechin (1903 – 1979) was a British politician who served as Lord Provost of Edinburgh from 1966 to 1969.
Herefordshire Constabulary was the Home Office police force for the county of Herefordshire, England, until 1967.
In the Commonwealth of Nations, a high commissioner is the senior diplomat (generally ranking as an ambassador) in charge of the diplomatic mission of one Commonwealth government to another.
Dame Hilda Mabel Stevenson (1893–1987) was an Australian philanthropist and community worker.
HM Prison Brixton is a local men's prison, located in Brixton area of the London Borough of Lambeth, in inner-South London.
Her Majesty's Prison Wakefield is a Category A men's prison, located in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England.
Honeywell International Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate company that produces a variety of commercial and consumer products, engineering services and aerospace systems for a wide variety of customers, from private consumers to major corporations and governments.
The Hong Kong Auxiliary Police Force (HKAPF) was established in 1914 as the Police Reserve unit, which provides additional manpower to the Hong Kong Police Force, especially during emergencies and other incidents.
The Hong Kong Police Force (HKPF) is the largest disciplined service under the Security Bureau of Hong Kong.
The House of Assembly is the lower house of the bicameral Parliament of Barbados.
Hugh Mackintosh Foot, Baron Caradon (8 October 1907 – 5 September 1990) was a British colonial administrator and diplomat who presided over moves to independence in various colonies and was UK representative to the United Nations.
Reginald Hugh Hickling (2 August 1920 – 11 February 2007), known as Hugh Hickling, was a British lawyer, civil servant, law academic, and author, and author of the controversial Internal Security Act of colonial Malaysia.
Humphrey Trevelyan, Baron Trevelyan, (27 November 1905 – 9 February 1985) was a British diplomat and author.
Iorwerth Eiddon Stephen Edwards CBE, FBA (21 July 1909 – 24 September 1996) — known as I. E. S. Edwards— was an English Egyptologist considered to be a leading expert on the pyramids.
Vice Admiral Sir Ian Leslie Trower Hogg & Bar (30 May 1911 – 2 March 2003) was a Royal Navy officer whose service extended from the late 1920s through to the early 1970s.
Sir Ian Graham Turbott (9 March 1922 – 11 August 2016) was a New Zealand-Australian diplomat and university administrator.
IMI plc, formerly Imperial Metal Industries, is a British-based engineering company headquartered in Birmingham, England.
Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) was a British chemical company and was, for much of its history, the largest manufacturer in Britain.
The Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) is a department of Aberystwyth University, and is located in Aberystwyth, Wales.
The Intelligence Corps (Int Corps) is a corps of the British Army.
The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) is a British research institute (or think tank) in the area of international affairs.
The Shire of Inverness (Siorrachd Inbhir Nis) is a historic county and lieutenancy area of Scotland.
Ion Llewellyn Idriess, OBE (20 September 18896 June 1979) was a prolific and influential Australian author.
The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is the official police force of Jamaica.
The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) is the combined military of Jamaica, consisting of an infantry Regiment and Reserve Corps, an Air Wing, a Coast Guard fleet and a supporting Engineering Unit.
Reginald George James Berry (20 June 1906 – 6 November 1979) was a New Zealand artist, noted for creating a large number of postage stamp and coin designs.
Major General Sir James William Harrison (25 May 1912 – 16 September 1971) was an Australian Army officer and the first Australian-born Governor of South Australia.
James Michael Liston (9 June 1881 – 8 July 1976) was the 7th Roman Catholic Bishop of Auckland, New Zealand.
Sir James Ralph Darling, CMG, OBE (18 June 1899 – 1 November 1995) was the English-born Australian Headmaster of Geelong Grammar School (1930–1961), and Chairman of the Australian Broadcasting Commission (1961–1967).
James Shaw Grant FRSE CBE LLD (22 May 1910 – 28 July 1999) was a writer and journalist from the Isle of Lewis.
John Berry, CBE DL FRSE (1907-2002) was a Scottish zoologist and ecologist.
John Boyd Orr, 1st Baron Boyd-Orr of Brechin Mearns, (23 September 1880 – 25 June 1971), styled Sir John Boyd Orr from 1935 to 1949, was a Scottish teacher, doctor, biologist and politician who received the Nobel Peace Prize for his scientific research into nutrition and his work as the first Director-General of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
Wallace John Challens, (14 May 1915 – 1 March 2002) was a British scientist and civil servant.
John Horace Ragnar Colvin, CMG (18 June 1922 – 4 October 2003) was a British sailor, intelligence officer, banker and military historian.
Air Chief Marshal Sir John Gilbert Davis, (24 March 1911 – 3 February 1989) was a Royal Air Force officer who served as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief RAF Training Command from 1968 to 1969.
Sir John Dykes Bower CVO (13 August 19051981) was an English cathedral organist, who served in Truro Cathedral, Durham Cathedral and St Paul's Cathedral.
Sir John Edgar Galsworthy (19 June 1919 – 18 May 1992) was a British diplomat, ambassador to Mexico 1972–1977, and counsellor to the UK delegation to the EEC.
Sir John Wallace Overall, (15 July 1913 – 2 September 2001) was an Australian World War II veteran and architect.
Air Vice Marshal Sir John de Milt Severne, (15 August 1925 – 4 October 2015) was a senior Royal Air Force officer and aerobatic display pilot.
Sir John Te Herekiekie Grace (28 July 1905 – 11 August 1985) was a New Zealand interpreter, public servant, community leader and New Zealand's first High Commissioner to Fiji.
In the United Kingdom, the Judge Advocate General and Judge Martial of all the Forces is a judge responsible for the court-martial process within the Royal Navy, British Army and Royal Air Force.
Kathleen Ann "Kathy" Gorham OBE (7 September 1928 - 30 April 1983) was an Australian ballerina.
Sir (John) Keith Waller (19 February 191414 November 1992) was a senior Australian public servant and diplomat.
Sir Kenneth James Morris, (22 October 1903 – 1 June 1978) was an Australian politician who served as Deputy Premier of Queensland from 1957 to 1962.
King's College Hospital is an acute care facility in Denmark Hill, Camberwell in the London Borough of Lambeth, referred to locally and by staff simply as "King's" or abbreviated internally to "KCH".
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.
The King's Own Scottish Borderers was a line infantry regiment of the British Army, part of the Scottish Division.
Lady Rachel Pepys, DCVO (27 June 1905 – 17 August 1992) was a Lady-in-Waiting to Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent, from 1943 to 1968.
Lancashire County Council is the upper-tier local authority for the non-metropolitan county of Lancashire, England.
The Lancashire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Volunteers) was an infantry regiment of the British Army that had a very short existence.
Law enforcement in Saint Lucia is the responsibility of the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF), which was founded in 1834.
Leeds City Council is the local authority of the City of Leeds in West Yorkshire, England.
Leicestershire County Council is the county council for the English non-metropolitan county of Leicestershire.
John Leonard Wilson (23 November 189722 July 1970) was an Anglican bishop.
Leonora Wray (2 July 1886 - 4 April 1979) was an Australian golfer, often referred to as the "mother" of Australian golf.
Lewis Tatham Wright, Baron Wright of Ashton-under-Lyne, CBE (1903 on, access date 2010-12-01 – 16 September 1974, access date 2010-12-01) was an English politician whose career was strongly connected with the textile industry in Lancashire in North West England.
Leyland Motors Limited was a British vehicle manufacturer of lorries, buses and trolleybuses.
The Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn is one of the four Inns of Court in London to which barristers of England and Wales belong and where they are called to the Bar.
Lincolnshire Police is the territorial police force covering the non-metropolitan county of Lincolnshire in the East Midlands of England.
Sir Lindesay Clark (7 January 18963 January 1986) was a renowned Australian mining engineer and company director.
Lionel Charles Robbins, Baron Robbins, (22 November 1898 – 15 May 1984) was a British economist, and prominent member of the economics department at the London School of Economics.
The Ambassador of Australia to Germany 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 Federal Republic of Germany.
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..
The Ambassador of the United Kingdom to China is the United Kingdom's foremost diplomatic representative in the People's Republic of China, and in charge of the UK's diplomatic mission in China.
The Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Japan is the United Kingdom's foremost diplomatic representative in Japan, and is the head of the UK's diplomatic mission there.
The Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Poland is the United Kingdom's foremost diplomatic representative in Poland, in charge of the UK's diplomatic mission.
The Ambassador of the United Kingdom to the Holy See has held that title since 1982.
This is a list of Viceroys of Grenada from the establishment of French rule in 1649 until its independence from the United Kingdom in 1974.
This is a list of Judges who have served on the Supreme Court of Victoria.
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.
The Right Honourable Lord Provost of Edinburgh is the convener of the City of Edinburgh local authority.
Liverpool and Bootle Constabulary was a short-lived police force in England from 1 April 1967 to 1 April 1974.
Llanishen (Welsh Llanisien llan church + Isien Saint Isan) is a district and community in the north of Cardiff, the capital city of Wales.
The Local Government Association (LGA) is an organisation which comprises local authorities in England and Wales.
The London Borough of Barking and Dagenham is a London borough in East London, England.
The London Borough of Bromley is one of the 32 London boroughs that, along with the City of London, comprises Greater London.
Lambeth is a London borough in south London, England, which forms part of Inner London.
The London Fire Brigade (LFB) is the statutory fire and rescue service for London.
The London Transport Board was the organisation responsible for public transport (except main-line trains) in London, UK, and its environs from 1963 to 1969.
Longman, commonly known as Pearson Longman, is a publishing company founded in London, England, in 1724 and is owned by Pearson PLC.
Major General Lord Michael Fitzalan-Howard, (22 October 1917 – 2 November 2007) was a senior officer in the British Army.
Lorna Lloyd-Green CBE, OBE (4 February 1910 – 24 June 2002) was an Australian obstetrician-gynecologist and the president of the Medical Women's International Association from 1968 to 1972.
Loughborough University (abbreviated as Lough for post-nominals) is a public research university in the market town of Loughborough, Leicestershire, in the East Midlands of England.
Sir Louis Cools-Lartigue, O.B.E. (18 January 1905 - 21 August 1993) was a Dominican politician.
The Loyal Regiment (North Lancashire) (until 1921 known as the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment) was a line infantry regiment of the British Army that was in existence from 1881 to 1970.
Lucas Industries plc was a Birmingham-based British manufacturer of motor industry and aerospace industry components.
Sir Michael Alexander Robert Young-Herries MC (28 February 1923 – 6 May 1995) was the Chairman and Managing Director of Jardine Matheson & Co.
The Magistrates' Association is the membership organisation for magistrates in England and Wales.
The Malawi Defence Force is the state military organisation responsible for defending Malawi.
The Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF, Angkatan Tentera Malaysia-ATM; Jawi:اڠكتن تنترا مليسيا), the military of Malaysia, consists of three branches, namely the Malaysian Army, the Royal Malaysian Navy, and the Royal Malaysian Air Force.
The Manchester City Police (also known as the Metropolitan Manchester City Police and from 1842 to 1853 the Manchester Borough Police) was, from the early 19th century until 1968, the territorial police force of the city of Manchester, in northern England.
The Maudsley Hospital is a British psychiatric hospital in south London.
The Mauritius Police Force (MPF) is the national law enforcement agency of Mauritius.
Meanwood is a suburb and former village in north-east Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.
The Medical Research Council (MRC) is responsible for co-coordinating and funding medical research in the United Kingdom.
Merthyr Tydfil (Merthyr Tudful) is a large town in Wales, with a population of about 63,546, situated approximately north of Cardiff.
General Sir Mervyn Andrew Haldane Butler (1 July 1913 – 3 January 1976) was a British Army officer and former Commander-in-Chief of Strategic Command of the British Army.
The Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB), also known as the Metropolitan Fire and Emergency Services Board, is one of the several fire services in Victoria, Australia.
The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS), commonly known as the Metropolitan Police and informally as the Met, is the territorial police force responsible for law enforcement in Greater London, excluding the "square mile" of the City of London, which is the responsibility of the City of London Police.
Michael Edward Adeane, Baron Adeane, (30 September 1910 – 30 April 1984) was Private Secretary to Elizabeth II between 1953 and 1972, for 19 years.
Colonel Sir Michael Picton "Mike" Ansell, CBE, DSO (26 March 1905 - 17 February 1994) was a soldier, show jumping rider, polo player, and horse show administrator.
William Michael Berry, Baron Hartwell MBE (18 May 1911 – 3 April 2001), was a British newspaper proprietor and journalist.
Admiral of the Fleet Sir Michael Le Fanu (2 August 1913 – 28 November 1970) was a Royal Navy officer.
Michael Kane MccGwire (9 December 1924 – 26 March 2016) was a British international relations specialist known for his work on Cold War geopolitics and Soviet naval strategy.
Sir Michael Sanigear Williams, KCMG (17 August 1911 – 25 February 1984) was a British diplomat.
Stanley Michael Bailey Hailwood,, (2 April 1940 – 23 March 1981) was a British Grand Prix motorcycle road racer.
Millbrook House is a training centre for disabled people in Exeter, Devon, England founded in 1937 by Dame Georgiana Buller.
Mills & Boon is a romance imprint of British publisher Harlequin UK Ltd.
The Minister for Defence Procurement is a junior Defence minister in the Ministry of Defence of the British Government.
Minister of State for Foreign Affairs is a junior ministerial position in Her Majesty's Government.
The Ministry of Works was a department of the UK Government formed in 1943, during World War II, to organise the requisitioning of property for wartime use.
HORIBA MIRA Ltd. (formerly the Motor Industry Research Association) is an automotive engineering and development consultancy company headquartered near Nuneaton in Warwickshire, United Kingdom.
The Molesworth, later Molesworth-St Aubyn Baronetcy, of Pencarrow near St Mabyn in Cornwall, is a title in the Baronetage of England.
Monash University is a public research university based in Melbourne, Australia.
Moran Victor Hingston Caplat, CBE (1 October 1916 - 19 June 2003) was an English opera manager, associated throughout his career with Glyndebourne Festival Opera.
Mulago National Referral Hospital, commonly known as Mulago Hospital, is a hospital in Uganda.
A clerk is a senior official of many municipal governments in the English-speaking world.
Dame Muriel Betty Powell, DBE (1914–1978), was a British nurse, hospital matron, public servant and, briefly, Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) for the Scottish Home and Health Department (SHHD).
The National and Local Government Officers' Association was a British trade union representing mostly local government "white collar" workers.
The National Archives of Scotland (NAS) are the national archives of Scotland, based in Edinburgh.
The National Capital Authority (NCA) is a body of the Australian Government that was established to manage the Commonwealth's interest in the planning and development of Canberra as the capital city of Australia.
The National Computing Centre (NCC) was an independent not-for-profit membership and research organisation in the UK.
The National Farmers' Union (NFU) is a member organisation/industry association for farmers in England and Wales.
The National Film Unit (NFU) was a state-owned film-production organisation originally based in Miramar, New Zealand.
The National Reformation Council, or NRC, was a group of senior military officers with Brigadier Andrew Juxon-Smith as its chairman, who seized control of the Sierra Leone government on March 23, 1967.
The National Research Development Corporation (NRDC) was a non-departmental government body established by the British Government to transfer technology from the public sector to the private sector.
The National Union of Public Employees (NUPE) was a British trade union which existed between 1908 and 1993.
Netherne Hospital, formerly The Surrey County Asylum at Netherne or Netherne Asylum was a psychiatric hospital in Hooley, Surrey in the United Kingdom.
The New Zealand Army (Ngāti Tūmatauenga, "Tribe of the God of War") is the land component of the New Zealand Defence Force and comprises around 4,500 Regular Force personnel, 2,000 Territorial Force personnel and 500 civilians.
New Zealand National Airways Corporation, popularly known as NAC, was the national domestic airline of New Zealand from 1947 until 1978 when it amalgamated with New Zealand's international airline, Air New Zealand.
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.
The Nigerian Police (NP) formerly The Nigeria Police Force is the principal law enforcement agency in Nigeria with a staff strength of about 371,800.
Norfolk Island (Norfuk: Norf'k Ailen) is a small island in the Pacific Ocean located between Australia, New Zealand, and New Caledonia, directly east of mainland Australia's Evans Head, and about from Lord Howe Island.
Norman Aspin CMG (11 November 1922 – 25 July 2011) was a British diplomat who served as British High Commissioner to Malta from 1976 to 1979 and oversaw the transition of Rhodesia into the modern day state of Zimbabwe.
The North Thames Gas Board was a state-owned utility area gas board providing gas for light and heat to industries and homes in part of England.
North Yorkshire Police is the territorial police force covering the non-metropolitan county of North Yorkshire and the unitary authority of York in northern England.
Northumbrian Water Group plc (NWG) is the holding company for several companies in the water supply, sewerage and waste water industries.
Ntare School is a residential all-boys' secondary school located in Mbarara, Mbarara District, western Uganda.
Oban High School is a secondary school in Oban, Argyll, Scotland.
The Office of Public Sector Information (OPSI) is the body responsible for the operation of Her Majesty's Stationery Office (HMSO) and of other public information services of the United Kingdom.
This article concerns the orders and decorations of the Commonwealth realms awarded by the sovereign in right of each nation.
Orton Sutherland Hintz (15 November 1907 – 18 November 1985) was a New Zealand journalist, newspaper editor, writer and fisherman.
Oxford Playhouse (often just known as the Playhouse by locals) is an independent theatre designed by Sir Edward Maufe.
The Parachute Regiment, colloquially known as the Paras, is an elite airborne infantry regiment of the British Army.
Sir Percy Cradock (26 October 1923 – 22 January 2010) was a British diplomat, civil servant and sinologist who served as British Ambassador to the People's Republic of China from 1978 to 1983, playing a significant role in the Sino-British negotiations which led up to the signing of the Sino-British Joint Declaration in 1984.
A Permanent Representative (sometimes called a "UN ambassador") is the head of a diplomatic mission to the United Nations Organization (or United Nations, UN).
Vice-Admiral Sir Peter William Beckwith Ashmore (4 February 1921 – 31 July 2002) was a Royal Navy officer.
Commander Peter Carmichael, (11 August 1923 – 25 July 1997), nicknamed "Hoagy", was a combat pilot with the Royal Navy during and after the Second World War.
Air Chief Marshal Sir Peter Carteret Fletcher, (7 October 1916 – 2 January 1999) was a senior Royal Air Force officer who served as Vice-Chief of the Air Staff from 1967 to 1970.
Pilkington Group Limited is a multinational glass-manufacturing company headquartered in St Helens, United Kingdom and a wholly owned subsidiary of the Japan-based NSG Group.
Pontymister (Welsh:Pont-y-meistr) is a small village in Caerphilly county borough in Wales.
Port Line was a passenger and cargo shipping company, initially formed as the Commonwealth and Dominion Line in 1914, and in operation in one form or another until 1982.
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.
In Australia, the Postmaster-General's Department (PMG) was an Australian Government department, established at Australia's Federation in 1901, whose responsibilities included the provision of postal and telegraphic services throughout Australia.
The Press Council was a British voluntary press organisation founded under threat of statutory regulation as the General Council in 1953, with a non-binding regulatory framework.
The Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Yorkshire was an infantry regiment of the British Army, part of the King's Division.
Princess Mary's Royal Air Force Nursing Service (PMRAFNS) is the nursing branch of the British Royal Air Force.
Probation in criminal law is a period of supervision over an offender, ordered by the court instead of serving time in prison.
The Protectorate of South Arabia in Hadhramaut was a grouping of 4 states located at the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula under treaties of protection with Britain.
The Public Record Office (abbreviated as PRO, pronounced as three letters and referred to as the PRO), Chancery Lane in the City of London, was the guardian of the national archives of the United Kingdom from 1838 until 2003, when it was merged with the Historical Manuscripts Commission to form The National Archives, based at Kew.
The Queen Alexandra Hospital (commonly known as QA Hospital, or simply QA) in Cosham, Portsmouth, is the only hospital serving the city of Portsmouth and the surrounding area.
Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps (QARANC; pronounced kwa-rank) is the nursing branch of the British Army and part of the Army Medical Services.
Queen Alexandra's Royal Naval Nursing Service (QARNNS) is the nursing branch of the British Royal Navy.
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham is an NHS and military hospital in the Edgbaston area of Birmingham, situated very close to the University of Birmingham.
Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup is an acute district general hospital situated in Sidcup, South East London, serving the population of the London Borough of Bexley.
The Queen's Own Yeomanry (QOY) is one of the Army Reserve light armoured reconnaissance regiments.
The Queen's Regiment was an infantry regiment of the British Army formed in 1966 through the amalgamation of the four regiments of the Home Counties Brigade.
The Queensland Police Service (QPS) is the principal law enforcement agency responsible for policing the Australian state of Queensland.
Rachel Thomas OBE (10 February 1905 - 8 February 1995), was a Welsh character actress.
The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund (RAF Benevolent Fund or RAFBF) is the Royal Air Force's leading welfare charity, providing financial, practical and emotional support to serving and former members of the RAF – regardless of rank – as well as their partners and dependents.
RAF Bomber Command controlled the RAF's bomber forces from 1936 to 1968.
RAF Quedgeley was a Royal Air Force station near Quedgeley, Gloucestershire.
The Royal Air Force Regiment (RAF Regiment) is part of the Royal Air Force and functions as a specialist corps founded by Royal Warrant in 1942.
Raymond Frederick Creasey OBE (18 December 1921 – September 1976) was a British aerodynamicist with BAC (British Aircraft Corporation) in the 1960s.
Reading Borough Police was a police force for the borough of Reading in the United Kingdom.
The Reading Post (until 2009, the Reading Evening Post), was an English local newspaper covering Reading, Berkshire and surrounding areas.
The Recorder of London is an ancient legal office in the City of London.
Sir Reginald Eustace Goodwin (3 July 1908 – 29 September 1986), usually known as Sir Reg Goodwin, was a British politician.
Regional Arts Australia is the national peak body for regional arts organisations throughout Australia.
Remploy is an organisation in the United Kingdom which provides employment placement services for disabled people.
The Repatriation Department was an Australian government department that provided support for disabled military veterans and widows of military personnel, as well as their dependents.
Reginald 'Rex' Colin Townley (15 April 1904—3 May 1982) was an Australian politician who served as leader of the Liberal Party in Tasmania from 1950 to 1956.
Rhyl High School is one of two high schools in Rhyl, Wales.
Sir Robert Helpmann CBE (9 April 190928 September 1986) was an Australian dancer, actor, theatre director and choreographer.
Robertson's is a UK brand of marmalades and fruit preserves that was founded by James Robertson in 1864.
Lieutenant General Sir Robin Macdonald Carnegie (22 June 1926 – 1 January 2011) was a senior British Army officer who became Military Secretary.
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.
Field Marshal Sir Roland Christopher Gibbs, (22 June 1921 – 31 October 2004) was Chief of the General Staff, the professional head of the British Army, from 1976 to 1979, and Lord Lieutenant of Wiltshire from 1989 to 1996.
Sir Ronald Arculus (11 February 1923 – 28 August 2016) was a British ambassador and businessman.
Ronald William Vernon Selby Wright CVO TD JP FRSE FSAScot (12 June 1908, Glasgow - 24 October 1995, Edinburgh) was a Church of Scotland minister.
Rosebery School is an all-girls school located in Epsom, Surrey.
Rothamsted Research, previously known as the Rothamsted Experimental Station and then the Institute of Arable Crops Research, is one of the oldest agricultural research institutions in the world, having been founded in 1843.
The Rover Company Limited was a British car manufacturing company that operated from its base in Solihull in Warwickshire.
Roy Mason, Baron Mason of Barnsley, (18 April 1924 – 19 April 2015) was a British Labour politician and Cabinet minister who was Secretary of State for Defence and Secretary of State for Northern Ireland in the late 1970s.
George Roy Schintler (14 June 1900 – 13 January 1977) was an Australian politician.
The Royal Academy of Music in London, England, is the oldest conservatoire in the UK, founded in 1822 by John Fane and Nicolas Bochsa.
The Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (Training Branch), often abbreviated to RAFVR(T), is a Volunteer Reserve element of the Royal Air Force specifically appointed in a training role within the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.
The Royal Anglian Regiment (R ANGLIAN) is an infantry regiment of the British Army.
The Royal Army Educational Corps (RAEC) was a corps of the British Army tasked with educating and instructing personnel in a diverse range of skills.
The Royal Army Medical College (RAMC) was located on a site south of the Tate Gallery (now known as Tate Britain) on Millbank, in Westminster, London, overlooking the River Thames.
The Royal Army Ordnance Corps (RAOC) was a corps of the British Army.
The Royal Army Pay Corps (RAPC) was the corps of the British Army responsible for administering all financial matters.
The Royal Army Physical Training Corps (RAPTC) is the British Army corps responsible for physical fitness and physical education and is headquartered in Aldershot.
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.
The Royal Australian Air Force Nursing Service (RAAFNS) was a branch of the Royal Australian Air Force, which existed from 1940 to 1946, and from 1948 to 1977.
The Royal Australian Armoured Corps (RAAC) is a corps of the Australian Army which provides the Australian Defence Force's armour capability.
The Royal Australian Army Educational Corps (RAAEC) is a specialist corps within the Australian Army.
The Royal Regiment of Australian Artillery, normally referred to as the Royal Australian Artillery (RAA), is a Regiment of the Australian Army descended from the original colonial artillery units prior to Australia's federation.
The Royal Australian Infantry Corps (RA Inf) is the parent corps for all infantry regiments of the Australian Army.
The Royal Australian Survey Corps (RA Svy) was a Corps of the Australian Army, formed on 1 July 1915 and disbanded on 1 July 1996.
The Royal Automobile Club is a British private club and is not to be confused with RAC, an automotive services company, which it formerly owned.
The Royal Borough of Greenwich is a London borough in south-east London, England.
The Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital is a hospital located in Herston in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
The Royal Brunei Land Forces (Malay: Tentera Darat Diraja Brunei, abbreviated TDDB) is the land component of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces.
The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) is the professional body for general (medical) practitioners (GPs/Family Physicians/Primary Care Physicians) in the United Kingdom.
The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) is a professional organisation of surgeons located in Nicolson Street, Edinburgh, within the William Henry Playfair designed Surgeons' Hall and adjoining buildings.
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.
The Royal Corps of Transport (RCT) was a British Army Corps established to manage all matters in relation to the transport of men and material for the Army and the wider Defence community.
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.
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.
The Royal Free Hospital (also known simply as the Royal Free) is a major teaching hospital in Hampstead, London.
The Royal Gibraltar Police (RGP) is, along with the H.M.Customs Gibraltar, the principal civilian law enforcement agency in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar.
The Royal Highland Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Scotland (2 SCOTS) is an infantry battalion of the Royal Regiment of Scotland.
The Royal Hong Kong Regiment (The Volunteers) (RHKR(V)), formed in May 1854, was a local auxiliary militia force funded and administered by the colonial Government of Hong Kong.
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.
The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers was an Irish line infantry regiment of the British Army in existence from 1881 until 1968.
The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Society is a society based in Liverpool, England, that manages a professional symphony orchestra, a concert venue, and extensive programmes of learning through music.
The Royal London Hospital is a large teaching hospital in London, United Kingdom.
The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF; Tentera Udara Diraja Malaysia (TUDM); Jawi:تنترا اودارا مليسيا) was formed on 2 June 1958 as the Royal Federation of Malaya Air Force (Tentera Udara Diraja Persekutuan Tanah Melayu; تنترا اودارا دراج ڤرسكوتون تانه ملايو).
The Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) (Tentera Laut Diraja Malaysia; TLDM; Jawi:تنترا لاوت دراج مليسيا) is the naval arm of the Malaysian Armed Forces.
The Royal Marsden Hospital (RM) is a specialist cancer treatment hospital in London based in Brompton, next to the Royal Brompton Hospital, in Fulham Road with a second site in Belmont, close to Sutton Hospital, High Down and Downview Prisons.
The Royal Military College of Science (RMCS) was a British postgraduate school, research institution and training provider with origins dating back to 1772.
The Royal Naval Auxiliary Service (RNXS) was a uniformed, unarmed, civilian volunteer service, administered and trained by the Royal Navy to operate in the ports and anchorages of the UK in an Emergency.
The Royal Naval Reserve (RNR) is the volunteer reserve force of the Royal Navy in the United Kingdom.
The Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment is the parent administrative regiment of regular and reserve infantry battalions in the New Zealand Army.
The Royal Observer Corps (ROC) was a civil defence organisation intended for the visual detection, identification, tracking and reporting of aircraft over Great Britain.
The Royal Pioneer Corps was a British Army combatant corps used for light engineering tasks.
The Royal Regiment of New Zealand Artillery is the artillery regiment of the New Zealand Army.
The Royal Scots Greys was a cavalry regiment of the British Army from 1707 until 1971, when they amalgamated with the 3rd Carabiniers (Prince of Wales's Dragoon Guards) to form The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers and Greys).
The President, Council and Fellows of the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge, commonly known as the Royal Society, is a learned society.
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) is a British charity that aims to save lives and prevent life-changing injuries which occur as a result of accidents.
The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) is the national police force of Solomon Islands and in January 2015 had an establishment of approximately 1,153 officers and 43 police stations across the country.
The Royal Tank Regiment (RTR) is the oldest tank unit in the world, being formed by the British Army in 1916 during the Great War.
The Royal Ulster Constabulary was the police force in Northern Ireland from 1922 to 2001.
The Royal Irish Rifles (became the Royal Ulster Rifles from 1 January 1921) was an infantry rifle regiment of the British Army, first created in 1881 by the amalgamation of the 83rd (County of Dublin) Regiment of Foot and the 86th (Royal County Down) Regiment of Foot.
The Royal Voluntary Service (known as the Women's Voluntary Services (WVS) from 1938 to 1966; Women's Royal Voluntary Service (WRVS) from 1966 to 2004 and WRVS from 2004 to 2013) is a voluntary organisation concerned with helping people in need throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Rua Isobel Gardner (13 March 1901 – 25 May 1972) was a New Zealand teacher and principal.
Sir Rutherford Campbell Guthrie (28 November 1899 – 20 February 1990) was an Australian politician.
Sabah is a state of Malaysia located on the northern portion of Borneo Island.
Saint Christopher, Nevis, and Anguilla was a British colony in the West Indies from 1882 to 1983, consisting of the islands of Anguilla (until 1980), Nevis, and Saint Christopher (or Saint Kitts).
The St John of Jerusalem Eye Hospital Group is a charitable foundation which operates an ophthalmic hospital in Jerusalem and satellite eye care clinics and hospitals in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
Sarawak is a state of Malaysia.
Selkirk High School is a mental asylum in Selkirk, Scotland, which serves the town and its surrounding area including the Ettrick and Yarrow valleys and the villages of Midlem and Lilliesleaf.
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the largest of the United Kingdom's current 152 NHS Foundation Trusts.
Sheila Scott OBE (27 April 1922 – 20 October 1988), was an English aviator who broke over 100 aviation records through her long distance flight endeavours, which included a "world and a half" flight in 1971.
The Singapore Infantry Regiment is the main formation of the Singapore Army.
Sir James Smith's Community School (formerly Sir James Smith's School) is a small secondary school located in the town of Camelford, North Cornwall, England.
Sir John Soane's Museum is a house museum that was formerly the home of the neo-classical architect John Soane.
The Society of Authors (SoA) is a United Kingdom trade union for professional writers, illustrators and literary translators that was founded in 1884 to protect the rights and further the interests of authors.
The Somerset and Cornwall Light Infantry (SCLI) was a light infantry regiment of the British Army.
The South Australia Police (SAPOL) is the police force of the Australian state of South Australia.
The South of Scotland Electricity Board (SSEB), was formed as a result of the Electricity Reorganisation (Scotland) Act 1954.
Southern Command was a Command of the British Army.
Southern Electric plc was a public limited energy company in the United Kingdom between 1990 and 1998, when it merged with Scottish Hydro-Electric plc to form Scottish and Southern Energy plc (now SSE plc).
SSAFA - the Armed Forces charity, formerly known as Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association, is a UK charity that provides lifelong support to serving men and women and veterans from the British Armed Forces and their families or dependents.
St George's Hospital is a teaching hospital in Tooting, London.
St Paul's Cathedral, London, is an Anglican cathedral, the seat of the Bishop of London and the mother church of the Diocese of London.
Staffordshire Police is the territorial police force responsible for policing Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent in the West Midlands of England.
The State of Aden (ولاية عدن Wilāyat ʿAdan) was a state constituted in Aden within the Federation of South Arabia.
Stracathro Hospital is a General Hospital in Angus, Scotland.
Strathclyde Police was the territorial police force responsible for the Scottish council areas of Argyll and Bute, City of Glasgow, East Ayrshire, East Dunbartonshire, East Renfrewshire, Inverclyde, North Ayrshire, North Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire, South Ayrshire, South Lanarkshire and West Dunbartonshire (The former Strathclyde local government region) between 1975 and 2013.
Swansea University (Prifysgol Abertawe) is a public research university located in Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom.
Sydney Water or formally, Sydney Water Corporation, is a New South Wales Governmentowned statutory corporation that provides potable drinking water, wastewater and some stormwater services to Greater Metropolitan Sydney, the Illawarra and the Blue Mountains regions, in the Australian state of New South Wales.
The Territorial Auxiliary and Volunteer Reserve Associations were formed in 1908 under the provisions of the Territorial and Reserve Forces Act 1907 to provide local support to the Territorial Force in the United Kingdom.
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.
Terence Parry CBE (1921 – 15 April 1982) was a British firefighter and trade unionist.
AA plc (The AA, originally The Automobile Association) is a British motoring association founded in 1905, which currently provides car insurance, driving lessons, breakdown cover, loans, motoring advice, road maps and other services.
The Co-operative Group, trading as the Co-op, is a British consumer co-operative with a diverse family of retail businesses including food retail and wholesale; electrical retail; financial services; insurance services; legal services and funeralcare, with in excess of 4,200 locations.
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
The Halley Academy is a secondary school and sixth form with academy status located on Corelli Road and near the Kidbrooke area of the Royal Borough of Greenwich in southeast London.
The London Gazette is one of the official journals of record of the British government, and the most important among such official journals in the United Kingdom, in which certain statutory notices are required to be published.
The Nature Conservancy is a charitable environmental organization, headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, United States.
The Scout Association is the largest Scouting organisation in the United Kingdom and is the World Organization of the Scout Movement's recognised member for the United Kingdom (UK).
Thomas Brimelow, Baron Brimelow (25 October 1915 – 2 August 1995, London, United Kingdom) was a British diplomat.
Thomas Iorwerth Ellis OBE (19 December 1899 – 20 April 1970) was a Welsh classicist, who wrote many books on Welsh literature and Welshmen (in Welsh and English), including a biography of his father, Thomas Edward Ellis.
Thomas Johnston Taylor, Baron Taylor of Gryfe (27 April 1912 – 13 July 2001) was a British politician.
Thomas William Graveney OBE (16 June 1927 – 3 November 2015) was an English first-class cricketer, representing his country in 79 Test matches and scoring over 4,800 runs.
Thomas Clarence Morrison (28 July 1913 – 31 August 1985) was a New Zealand rugby union player and administrator.
Colonel Sir Ronald Thomas Stewart Macpherson & Two Bars, (4 October 1920 – 6 November 2014) was a highly decorated Scottish British Army officer during and after the Second World War.
Tony Miller MBE, (1929–88) was an Australian rugby union footballer and coach, A state and national representative second-row forward, he played forty-one Test matches for Australia in a representative career spanning sixteen seasons.
Toynbee Hall is a building in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, in the East End of London, and is the home of a charity of the same name.
The Trades Union Congress (TUC) is a national trade union centre, a federation of trade unions in England and Wales, representing the majority of trade unions.
TRL Limited, trading as TRL, and colloquially known as the Transport Research Laboratory, is a fully independent private company offering a transport consultancy and research service to the public and private sector.
The Ulster Special Constabulary (USC; commonly called the "B-Specials" or "B Men") was a quasi-military reserve special constable police force in Northern Ireland.
The position of Under-Secretary of State for Commonwealth Affairs in the United Kingdom was created in 1966 by the merger of the old positions of Under-Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations and Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies.
Unilever () is a British-Dutch transnational consumer goods company co-headquartered in London, United Kingdom and Rotterdam, Netherlands.
The United Africa Company (UAC) was a British company which principally traded in West Africa during the 20th century.
The University of Cambridge (informally Cambridge University)The corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.
The University of Edinburgh (abbreviated as Edin. in post-nominals), founded in 1582, is the sixth oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's ancient universities.
The University of Glasgow (Oilthigh Ghlaschu; Universitas Glasguensis; abbreviated as Glas. in post-nominals) is the fourth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's four ancient universities.
The University of Hull is a public research university in Kingston upon Hull, a city in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England.
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.
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.
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.
The University of Oxford (formally The Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England.
Sir Victor Sawdon Pritchett (also known as VSP; 16 December 1900 – 20 March 1997), was a British writer and literary critic.
The Victoria and Albert Museum (often abbreviated as the V&A) in London is the world's largest museum of decorative arts and design, housing a permanent collection of over 2.3 million objects.
The Victoria League for Commonwealth Friendship (1901–present) is a voluntary charitable organisation which connects people from Commonwealth countries.
Visnews was a London-based international news agency.
General Sir Walter Colyear Walker & Two Bars (11 November 1912 – 12 August 2001) was a senior British Army officer who served as Commander-in-Chief of Allied Forces Northern Europe from 1969 until his retirement in 1972.
The Welsh Guards (WG; Gwarchodlu Cymreig), part of the Guards Division, is one of the Foot Guards regiments of the British Army.
The Welsh Office (Swyddfa Gymreig) was a department in the Government of the United Kingdom with responsibilities for Wales.
West Mercia Police, formerly known as West Mercia Constabulary, is the territorial police force responsible for policing the counties of Herefordshire, Shropshire (including Telford and Wrekin) and Worcestershire in England.
West Penwith Rural District was a rural district in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, from 1894 to 1974.
The Western Infirmary was a teaching hospital situated in the West End of Glasgow, Scotland 1874−2015.
Professor Sir William Drummond Macdonald Paton FRS (5 May 1917 – 17 October 1993) was a British pharmacologist.
William Mathers Jack, OBE (1 May 189014 September 1982), known as "Silent Billy", was an Australian politician.
William Charles Franklyn Plomer CBE (he pronounced the surname as ploomer) (10 December 1903 – 21 September 1973) was a South African and British author, known as a novelist, poet and literary editor.
Sir Winton George Turnbull, (13 December 1899 – 15 January 1980) was an Australian politician.
The Women's Royal Air Force (WRAF) was the women's branch of the Royal Air Force.
The Women's Royal Australian Air Force (WRAAF) was formed in 1950, after the success of women serving in the Air Forces had been demonstrated by the Women's Auxiliary Australian Air Force (WAAAF).
The Worshipful Society of Apothecaries of London is one of the livery companies of the City of London.
The Queen's Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard are a bodyguard of the British Monarch.
The World Young Women's Christian Association (World YWCA) is a movement working for the empowerment, leadership and rights of women, young women and girls in more than 120 countries.
The Zambian Air Force (ZAF) is the air force of Zambia and the air operations element of the Zambian Defence Force.
Zaria is a major city in Kaduna State in northern Nigeria, as well as being a Local Government Area.
Sir Zelman Cowen, (7 October 1919 – 8 December 2011) was an Australian legal scholar and university administrator who served as the 19th Governor-General of Australia, in office from 1977 to 1982.
The 6th Queen Elizabeth's Own Gurkha Rifles was a rifle regiment of the British Indian Army comprising Gurkha soldiers of Nepalese origin, before being transferred to the British Army following India's independence.