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1974 New Year Honours

Index 1974 New Year Honours

The New Year Honours 1974 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]

165 relations: Alan Davies (RAF officer), Alan Dawtry, Albert Chadwick, Albert Henry (politician), Allan Trewby, Andrew Humphrey, Angela Pery, Anson baronets, Anthony Stodart, Baron Stodart of Leaston, Army Legal Services Branch, Arthur Hetherington, Australian honours system, BBC, Bob Stuart, Bobby Charlton, Brian Stanbridge, British Chambers of Commerce, British Gas, Burke Trend, Baron Trend, Cabinet Office, Charing Cross Hospital, Charles Cunningham (civil servant), Charles Curran (broadcaster), Charles Elliot Fox, Charles Mackerras, Charles Oatley, Charles William Hayward, Civil Service (United Kingdom), Claude Hayes, Colonel commandant, Commission on Industrial Relations, Commonwealth realm, Constance Cummings, Courtaulds, Cyril Clarke, Cyril Philips, Daniel Pettit, Darnley Alexander, David Aubrey Scott, David Griffin (politician), David Ramsbotham, Baron Ramsbotham, Denis Greenhill, Baron Greenhill of Harrow, Denis Laskey, Department of Health and Social Security, Department of Trade and Industry (United Kingdom), Dilys Powell, Dot Simons, Edward Ashmore, Edward Ellis (Royal Navy officer), Edwin Bramall, ..., Elizabeth II, Elizabeth Pakenham, Countess of Longford, Emile Littler, English Partnerships, Eruera Riini Manuera, Fletcher Jones (Australian entrepreneur), Francis Taylor, Baron Taylor of Hadfield, Frederick Stewart (geologist), Frederick Wood (historian), Geoffrey Briggs, Government Legal Department, Greenaway baronets, Harold Acton, Harry Dansey, Harry Gabb, Hartley Shawcross, Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland, Henry Cohen, 1st Baron Cohen of Birkenhead, Henry Joseph Rudolph, Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services, HM Treasury, Hugh Robson (educator), Iain Sutherland (diplomat), Ian Robertson (Royal Navy officer), Ivison Macadam, J. L. Manning, Jack Andrews, Jack Harman, James Waddell (civil servant), Jan Lewando, Joe McManemin, John Dankworth, John Fuller (Australian politician), John Gilbert Newton Brown, John Hill (police officer), John Kendrew, John Kerr (governor-general), John Wheeler-Bennett, Joint Industrial Council, Jon Trimmer, Josephine Barnes, Knight Bachelor, Lawrence Kadoorie, Baron Kadoorie, Life peer, List of environmental ministries, List of NHS Regional Hospital Boards (1947–1974), Local Government Association, Magistrates' Association, Maurice Kendall, Meat Research Institute, Medical Household, Merv Corner, Michael Hanley, Michael Parsons, 6th Earl of Rosse, Miles Warren, Ministry of Defence (United Kingdom), N. G. L. Hammond, National Freight Corporation, NatWest, Nigel Fisher, Norman Burtenshaw, Northern Ireland Office, Order of St Michael and St George, Order of the Bath, Order of the British Empire, Order of the Companions of Honour, Orders and decorations of the Commonwealth realms, Oswald Phipps, 4th Marquess of Normanby, Oxford University Press, Panel on Takeovers and Mergers, Parliamentary counsel, Patrick Plunket, 7th Baron Plunket, Permanent Secretary, Philip Woodfield, Phyllis Frost, Post-nominal letters, Privy Council of the United Kingdom, Property Services Agency, Raymond Gower, Reginald Harland, Rex Roe, Richard Meade, Robert Macfarlane (New Zealand politician), Robin Brook, Roger Thatcher, Rollo Pain, Rolls-Royce Limited, Ronald James McLean, Rowland Baring, 3rd Earl of Cromer, Royal Air Force, Royal Armoured Corps, Royal Army Dental Corps, Royal Artillery, Royal Corps of Transport, Royal Green Jackets, Royal Victorian Medal, Royal Victorian Order, Royal Voluntary Service, Ruthven Wade, Scottish Office, Secretary of State for Employment, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, SOAS, University of London, St Thomas' Hospital, Stanley Hooker, Taylor Woodrow, Terence Beckett, Tom McDonald (winemaker), Val Chapman, Vic Feather, Viyella, Walter Plowright, William Whitelaw, 1st Viscount Whitelaw, William Wilkinson Addison, 1975 Queen's Birthday Honours (Australia). Expand index (115 more) »

Alan Davies (RAF officer)

Air Marshal Sir Alan Cyril Davies, (31 March 1924 – 27 January 1998) was a Royal Air Force officer who served as Deputy Commander of RAF Strike Command in 1977.

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Alan Dawtry

Sir Alan Graham Dawtry (8 April 1915 – 27 January 2018) was a British municipal government official.

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Albert Chadwick

Sir Albert Edward Chadwick, CMG, MSM (15 November 1897 – 27 October 1983) was an Australian rules footballer in the (then) Victorian Football League (VFL).

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Albert Henry (politician)

Albert Royle Henry (11 June 19071 January 1981) was the first Premier of the Cook Islands.

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Allan Trewby

Vice Admiral Sir (George Francis) Allan Trewby KCB (8 July 1917 – August 2001) was a Royal Navy officer who ended his career as Chief of Fleet Support.

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Andrew Humphrey

Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir Andrew Henry Humphrey, (10 January 1921 – 24 January 1977) was a senior officer in the Royal Air Force.

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Angela Pery

Angela Olivia Pery, Countess of Limerick, CH GBE (1897–1981) was a leader of the International British Red Cross movements.

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Anson baronets

The Anson Baronetcy, of Birch Hall in the County Palatine of Lancaster, is a title in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom held by a branch of the Anson family.

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Anthony Stodart, Baron Stodart of Leaston

James Anthony Stodart, Baron Stodart of Leaston PC (6 June 1916 – 31 May 2003) was a Scottish Conservative politician.

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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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Arthur Hetherington

Sir Arthur Ford Hetherington (12 July 1911 – 16 February 2002) was the first Chairman of British Gas Corporation.

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Australian honours system

The Australian honours system consists of a number of orders, decorations, and medals through which the country's sovereign awards its citizens for actions or deeds that benefit the nation.

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BBC

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

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Bob Stuart

Robert Charles "Bob" Stuart (28 October 1920 – 11 May 2005) was a New Zealand rugby union player and administrator.

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Bobby Charlton

Sir Robert Charlton CBE (born 11 October 1937) is an English former football player, regarded as one of the greatest midfielders of all time, and an essential member of the England team who won the World Cup in 1966, the year he also won the Ballon d'Or.

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Brian Stanbridge

Air Vice Marshal Sir Brian Gerald Tivy Stanbridge (6 July 1924 – 12 February 2003) was a senior Royal Air Force officer.

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British Chambers of Commerce

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) is the national representative body of 52 Accredited Chambers of Commerce across the UK, representing 75,000 businesses, which employ over 5m people.

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British Gas

British Gas is an energy and home services provider in the United Kingdom.

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Burke Trend, Baron Trend

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.

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Cabinet Office

The Cabinet Office is a department of the Government of the United Kingdom responsible for supporting the Prime Minister and Cabinet of the United Kingdom.

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Charing Cross Hospital

Charing Cross Hospital is an acute general teaching hospital located in Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom.

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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 Curran (broadcaster)

Sir Charles John Curran (13 October 1921 – 9 January 1980) was an Irish-born British television executive and Director-General of the BBC from 1969 to 1977.

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Charles Elliot Fox

Charles Elliot Fox (26 September 1878 – 28 October 1977) was an Anglican missionary and teacher in Melanesia.

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Charles Mackerras

Sir Alan Charles Maclaurin Mackerras (1925 2010) was an Australian conductor.

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Charles Oatley

Sir Charles William Oatley OBE, FRS FREng (14 February 1904 – 11 March 1996) was Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of Cambridge, 1960–1971, and developer of one of the first commercial scanning electron microscopes.

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Charles William Hayward

Sir Charles William Hayward, CBE (3 September 1892 – 3 February 1983) was an English businessman, investor, and philanthropist.

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Civil Service (United Kingdom)

Her Majesty's Home Civil Service, also known as Her Majesty's Civil Service or the Home Civil Service, is the permanent bureaucracy or secretariat of Crown employees that supports Her Majesty's Government, which is composed of a cabinet of ministers chosen by the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, as well as two of the three devolved administrations: the Scottish Government and the Welsh Government, but not the Northern Ireland Executive.

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Claude Hayes

Sir Claude James Hayes (23 March 1912 – 20 November 1996) was a British civil servant who was Chairman of Crown Agents for Oversea Governments and Administrations from 1968 to 1974.

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Colonel commandant

Colonel commandant is a military title used in the armed forces of some English-speaking countries.

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Commission on Industrial Relations

For the government agency in Nebraska see Court of Industrial Relations (Nebraska) The Commission on Industrial Relations (also known as the Walsh Commission) p. 12.

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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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Constance Cummings

Constance Cummings, CBE (15 May 191023 November 2005), born Constance Cummings Halverstadt, was an American-born British actress, known for her work on both screen and stage.

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Courtaulds

Courtaulds was a United Kingdom-based manufacturer of fabric, clothing, artificial fibres, and chemicals.

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Cyril Clarke

Sir Cyril Astley Clarke KBE, FRCP, FRCOG, (Hon) FRC Path, FRS (22 August 1907 – 21 November 2000) was a British physician, geneticist and lepidopterist.

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Cyril Philips

Sir Cyril Henry Philips (27 December 1912 Worcester – 29 December 2005 Swanage, Dorset), knighted in 1974, was a noted historian and academic director.

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Daniel Pettit

Sir Daniel Eric Arthur Pettit (19 February 1915 – 28 July 2010) was an English footballer and industrialist.

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Darnley Alexander

Sir Darnley Alexander, SAN CFR, GCFR (1920 - 1988) was a Nigerian Jurist and former Chief Justice of Nigeria.

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David Aubrey Scott

Sir David Aubrey Scott GCMG (3 August 1919 – 27 December 2010) was a British diplomat who served as High Commissioner to New Zealand and Ambassador to South Africa.

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David Griffin (politician)

Sir Charles David Griffin CBE (8 July 1915 – 25 March 2004) was an Australian lawyer and businessman, and the Lord Mayor of Sydney from 1972 to 1973.

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David Ramsbotham, Baron Ramsbotham

General David John Ramsbotham, Baron Ramsbotham (born 6 November 1934) is a retired British Army officer, who later served as Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Prisons.

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Denis Greenhill, Baron Greenhill of Harrow

Denis Arthur Greenhill, Baron Greenhill of Harrow (1913–2000) was the British Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and Head of the Diplomatic Service from 1969 to 1973; a respected expert on the US, Europe and the Soviet Union, he was actively involved in setting postwar Britain's role in the world in a new direction, away from its imperial past and a compliant involvement with the United States towards a more active engagement in Europe.

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Denis Laskey

Sir Denis Seward Laskey (18 January 1916 – 16 October 1987) was British ambassador to Romania and Austria.

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Department of Health and Social Security

The Department of Health and Social Security (commonly known as the DHSS) was a ministry of the British government in existence for twenty years from 1968 until 1988, and was headed by the Secretary of State for Social Services.

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Department of Trade and Industry (United Kingdom)

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) was a United Kingdom government department formed on 19 October 1970.

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Dilys Powell

Elizabeth Dilys Powell, CBE (20 July 1901 – 3 June 1995) was an English journalist who wrote for The Sunday Times for over fifty years.

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Dot Simons

Dorothy Edith Simons (née Nash, 16 February 1912 – 13 September 1996) was a notable New Zealand sportswoman, sports journalist and writer.

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Edward Ashmore

Admiral of the Fleet Sir Edward Beckwith Ashmore, (11 December 1919 – 28 April 2016) was a senior Royal Navy officer.

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Edward Ellis (Royal Navy officer)

Rear-Admiral Edward William Ellis CB, CBE (6 September 1918 - 13 January 2002) was a Royal Navy officer who became President of the Royal Naval College, Greenwich.

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Edwin Bramall

Field Marshal Edwin Noel Westby Bramall, Baron Bramall, (born 18 December 1923) is a retired senior British Army officer.

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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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Elizabeth Pakenham, Countess of Longford

Elizabeth Pakenham, Countess of Longford, CBE (née; Harman; 30 August 1906 – 23 October 2002), better known as Elizabeth Longford, was a British historian.

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Emile Littler

Sir Emile Littler (9 September 1903 – 23 January 1985), born Emile Richeux, was an English theatrical impresario, producer and author.

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English Partnerships

English Partnerships (EP) was the national regeneration agency for England, performing a similar role on a national level to that fulfilled by regional development agencies on a regional level.

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Eruera Riini Manuera

Eruera Riini Manuera (6 January 1895–15 June 1990) was a New Zealand tribal leader, labourer and farmer.

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Fletcher Jones (Australian entrepreneur)

Sir (David) Fletcher Jones OBE (14 August 189522 February 1977) was an Australian clothing manufacturer and retailer, and a pioneer in workforce participation.

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Francis Taylor, Baron Taylor of Hadfield

Francis Taylor, Baron Taylor of Hadfield (7 January 1905 - 15 February 1995) is best known as being the founder of Taylor Woodrow, a leading international contractor and developer.

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Frederick Stewart (geologist)

Sir Frederick Stewart (16 January 1916 – 9 December 2001) was a Scottish geologist, who worked in industry and academic research.

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Frederick Wood (historian)

Frederick Lloyd Whitfeld "Freddie" Wood (29 September 1903 – 11 September 1989) was a notable New Zealand historian and university professor.

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Geoffrey Briggs

Sir Geoffrey Gould Briggs (1914–1993) was a British lawyer and judge.

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Government Legal Department

The Government Legal Department (previously called the Treasury Solicitor's Department until 2015) is the largest in-house legal organisation in the United Kingdom's Government Legal Service.

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Greenaway baronets

The Greenaway Baronetcy, of Coombe in the County of Surrey, is a title in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom.

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Harold Acton

Sir Harold Mario Mitchell Acton, CBE (5 July 1904 – 27 February 1994) was a British writer, scholar, and aesthete.

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Harry Dansey

Harry Delamere Barter Dansey MBE (1 November 1920 – 6 November 1979) was a New Zealand Māori journalist, cartoonist, writer, broadcaster, local-body politician, and race relations conciliator.

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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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Hartley Shawcross

Hartley William Shawcross, Baron Shawcross, (4 February 1902 – 10 July 2003), known from 1945 to 1959 as Sir Hartley Shawcross, was a British barrister and politician and the lead British prosecutor at the Nuremberg War Crimes tribunal.

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Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland

Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland (HSC) is the designation of the publicly funded service which provides public health and other social care services in Northern Ireland.

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Henry Cohen, 1st Baron Cohen of Birkenhead

Henry Cohen, 1st Baron Cohen of Birkenhead (21 February 1900 – 7 August 1977) was a British physician, doctor and lecturer.

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Henry Joseph Rudolph

Henry Joseph Rudolph (1902–1984) was a notable New Zealand watch repairer, musician, choirmaster and music director.

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Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services

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.

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HM Treasury

Her Majesty's Treasury (HM Treasury), sometimes referred to as the Exchequer, or more informally the Treasury, is the British government department responsible for developing and executing the government's public finance policy and economic policy.

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Hugh Robson (educator)

Professor Sir Hugh Norwood Robson FRSE FRCPE FRCSE FRACP FRCP FRSA(18 October 1917 – 11 December 1977) was a Scottish physician noted as a university administrator in several countries, including Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sheffield from 1966 to 1974 and Principal of Edinburgh University from 1974 to 1977.

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Iain Sutherland (diplomat)

Sir Iain Johnstone Sutherland (15 June 1925 – 1 July 1986) was a British diplomat and Ambassador to the Soviet Union between 1982 and 1985.

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Ian Robertson (Royal Navy officer)

Rear-Admiral Ian George William Robertson (21 October 1922 – 22 February 2012) was a British admiral who as a pilot became one of the few Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve officers to reach flag rank.

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Ivison Macadam

Sir Ivison Stevenson Macadam (18 July 1894 – 22 December 1974) was the first Director-General of the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House), and the founding President of the National Union of Students.

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J. L. Manning

James Lionel Manning OBE (10 January 1914 – 18 January 1974) was a 20th-century sports columnist for the Daily Mail.

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Jack Andrews

Sir John Lawson Ormrod Andrews (15 July 1903 – 12 January 1986) was a member of both the Northern Ireland House of Commons and the Senate of Northern Ireland.

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Jack Harman

General Sir Jack Wentworth Harman, (20 July 1920 – 28 December 2009) was a British Army officer who became Adjutant-General to the Forces.

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James Waddell (civil servant)

Sir James Henderson Waddell CB (5 October 1914 – 3 January 2004) was a British civil servant who helped reform the police in the wake of corruption scandals in the 1960s.

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Jan Lewando

Sir Jan Alfred Lewando C.B.E., T.D. (31 May 1909 – 2 July 2004) was a British businessman, the chairman of Carrington Viyella ltd., and a former director of M&S.

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Joe McManemin

Joseph de Valley McManemin (2 January 1923 – 5 August 2014) was a New Zealand athletics coach and sports administrator.

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John Dankworth

Sir John Phillip William Dankworth, CBE (20 September 1927 – 6 February 2010), also known as Johnny Dankworth, was an English jazz composer, saxophonist, clarinetist and writer of film scores.

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John Fuller (Australian politician)

Sir John Bryan Munro Fuller (22 September 1917 – 31 January 2009) was an Australian politician, a member of the New South Wales Legislative Council for the Country Party from 1961 to 1978.

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John Gilbert Newton Brown

Sir John Gilbert Newton Brown CBE (1916–2003) was Publisher of the Oxford University Press and has been credited as one of the great leaders of British publishing throughout its post World War II recovery.

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John Hill (police officer)

Sir John Maxwell Hill CBE DFC QPM (25 March 1914 – 6 May 2004) was a British police officer.

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John Kendrew

Sir John Cowdery Kendrew, (24 March 1917 – 23 August 1997) was an English biochemist and crystallographer who shared the 1962 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Max Perutz; their group in the Cavendish Laboratory investigated the structure of heme-containing proteins.

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John Kerr (governor-general)

Sir John Robert Kerr, (24 September 1914 – 24 March 1991) was the 18th Governor-General of Australia.

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John Wheeler-Bennett

Sir John Wheeler Wheeler-Bennett (13 October 1902 in Keston, Kent – 9 December 1975 in London) was a conservative English historian of German and diplomatic history, and the official biographer of King George VI.

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Joint Industrial Council

A Joint Industrial Council (JIC) or National Joint Industrial Council (NJIC), known as a Whitley Council in some fields, especially white-collar and government, is a statutory council of employers and trade unions established in the United Kingdom and elsewhere.

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Jon Trimmer

Sir Jon Charles Trimmer, KNZM, MBE (born 18 September 1939), also known as Jonty Trimmer, is a New Zealand ballet dancer who was with the New Zealand Ballet Company in 1958 and 1959 and from 1970 to the present (2007).

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Josephine Barnes

Dame Alice Josephine Mary Taylor Barnes, (18 August 1912 – 28 December 1999), known professionally as Dr Josephine Barnes, was a leading English obstetrician and gynaecologist.

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Knight Bachelor

The dignity of Knight Bachelor is the most basic and lowest rank of a man who has been knighted by the monarch but not as a member of one of the organised orders of chivalry; it is a part of the British honours system.

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Lawrence Kadoorie, Baron Kadoorie

Lawrence Kadoorie, Baron Kadoorie, CBE (2 June 1899 – 25 August 1993) was a famous industrialist, hotelier, and philanthropist.

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Life peer

In the United Kingdom, life peers are appointed members of the peerage whose titles cannot be inherited, in contrast to hereditary peers.

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List of environmental ministries

An environmental ministry is a national or subnational government agency politically responsible for the environment and/or natural resources.

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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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Local Government Association

The Local Government Association (LGA) is an organisation which comprises local authorities in England and Wales.

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Magistrates' Association

The Magistrates' Association is the membership organisation for magistrates in England and Wales.

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Maurice Kendall

Sir Maurice George Kendall, FBA (6 September 1907 – 29 March 1983) was a British statistician, widely known for his contribution to statistics.

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Meat Research Institute

The Meat Research Institute was a research institute in North Somerset.

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Medical Household

The Medical Household is the medical part of the Royal Household of the Sovereign of the United Kingdom.

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Merv Corner

Mervyn Miles Nelson Corner (5 July 1908 – 3 February 1992) was a New Zealand rugby union player, sporting administrator, and bank executive.

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Michael Hanley

Sir Michael Bowen Hanley KCB (24 February 1918 - 1 January 2001) was Director General (DG) of MI5, the United Kingdom's internal security service, from 1972 to 1978.

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Michael Parsons, 6th Earl of Rosse

Lawrence Michael Harvey Parsons, 6th Earl of Rosse (28 September 1906 – 5 July 1979) was an Irish peer.

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Miles Warren

Sir Frederick Miles Warren, (born 1929), is a New Zealand architect.

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Ministry of Defence (United Kingdom)

The Ministry of Defence (MoD or MOD) is the British government department responsible for implementing the defence policy set by Her Majesty's Government and is the headquarters of the British Armed Forces.

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N. G. L. Hammond

Nicholas Geoffrey Lemprière Hammond, (15 November 1907 – 24 March 2001) was a British scholar of ancient Greece and an operative for the British Special Operations Executive (SOE) in occupied Greece during World War II.

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National Freight Corporation

The National Freight Corporation was a major British transport business between 1948 and 2000.

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NatWest

National Westminster Bank, commonly known as NatWest, is a major retail and commercial bank in the United Kingdom.

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Nigel Fisher

Sir Nigel Thomas Loveridge Fisher MC (14 July 1913 – 9 October 1996) was a Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom.

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Norman Burtenshaw

Norman Burtenshaw OBE (born February 1926) is an English former football referee, who officiated in the English Football League and was also on the FIFA list.

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Northern Ireland Office

The Northern Ireland Office (NIO; Oifig Thuaisceart Éireann, Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann Oaffis) is a UK government department responsible for Northern Ireland affairs.

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Order of St Michael and St George

The Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George is a British order of chivalry founded on 28 April 1818 by George, Prince Regent, later King George IV, while he was acting as regent for his father, King George III.

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Order of the Bath

The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (formerly the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath) is a British order of chivalry founded by George I on 18 May 1725.

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Order of the British Empire

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations, and public service outside the Civil service.

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Order of the Companions of Honour

The Order of the Companions of Honour is an order of the Commonwealth realms.

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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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Oswald Phipps, 4th Marquess of Normanby

Oswald Constantine John Phipps, 4th Marquess of Normanby (29 July 1912 – 30 January 1994) was a British peer and philanthropist for blind people.

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Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.

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Panel on Takeovers and Mergers

The Panel on Takeovers and Mergers (the Takeover Panel or PTM) is a regulatory body located in London, England.

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Parliamentary counsel

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Patrick Plunket, 7th Baron Plunket

Patrick Terence William Span Plunket, 7th Baron Plunket (8 September 1923-1975) was Equerry to Queen Elizabeth II and Deputy Master of the Household of the Royal Household (1954-1975).

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Permanent Secretary

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Philip Woodfield

Sir Philip John Woodfield, (10 August 1923 – 17 September 2000) was a British civil servant.

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Phyllis Frost

Dame Phyllis Irene Frost (14 September 191730 October 2004) was an Australian welfare worker and philanthropist, known for her commitment to causes, such as helping prisoners.

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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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Privy Council of the United Kingdom

Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, usually known simply as the Privy Council, is a formal body of advisers to the Sovereign of the United Kingdom.

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Property Services Agency

The Property Services Agency (PSA) was an agency of the United Kingdom government, in existence from 1972 to 1993.

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Raymond Gower

Sir Herbert Raymond Gower (15 August 1916 – 22 February 1989) was a British Conservative Party Member of Parliament for 38 years.

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Reginald Harland

Air Marshal Sir Reginald Edward Wynyard Harland, (30 May 1920 – 30 July 2013) was a senior Royal Air Force commander.

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Rex Roe

Air Chief Marshal Sir Rex David Roe, (4 May 1925 – 3 November 2002) was a senior Royal Air Force commander.

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Richard Meade

Richard John Hannay Meade, OBE (4 December 1938 – 8 January 2015) was Britain's most successful male equestrian Olympian.

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Robert Macfarlane (New Zealand politician)

Sir Robert Mafeking Macfarlane (17 May 1900 – 2 December 1982) was a New Zealand politician of the Labour Party.

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Robin Brook

Sir Ralph Ellis "Robin" Brook (19 June 1908 – 25 October 1998) was a British merchant banker and a director of the Bank of England.

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Roger Thatcher

Arthur Roger Thatcher (22 October 1926 – 13 February 2010), commonly known as Roger Thatcher or sometimes as A. Roger Thatcher, was a British statistician.

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Rollo Pain

Lieutenant-General Sir (Horace) Rollo (Squarey) Pain (11 May 1921 – 14 April 2005) was a British Army officer who commanded 2nd Division.

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Rolls-Royce Limited

Rolls-Royce was a British luxury car and later an aero engine manufacturing business established in 1904 by the partnership of Charles Rolls and Henry Royce.

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Ronald James McLean

Ronald James McLean (22 January 1914–26 May 1980) was a New Zealand farmer, aviator, community leader and environmental campaigner.

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Rowland Baring, 3rd Earl of Cromer

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Royal Air Force

The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.

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Royal Armoured Corps

The Royal Armoured Corps (RAC) provides the armour capability of the British Army, with vehicles such as the Challenger 2 Tank and the Scimitar Reconnaissance Vehicle.

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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 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 Corps of Transport

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.

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Royal Green Jackets

The Royal Green Jackets (RGJ) was an infantry regiment of the British Army, one of two "large regiments" within the Light Division (the other being The Light Infantry).

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Royal Victorian Medal

The Royal Victorian Medal (RVM) is a decoration established by Queen Victoria in April 1896.

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Royal Victorian Order

The Royal Victorian Order (Ordre royal de Victoria) is a dynastic order of knighthood established in 1896 by Queen Victoria.

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Royal Voluntary Service

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.

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Ruthven Wade

Air Chief Marshal Sir Ruthven Lowry "Gerry" Wade, (15 July 1920 – 24 September 2001) was a senior Royal Air Force officer who served as Vice-Chief of the Air Staff from 1973 to 1976.

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Scottish Office

The Scottish Office was a department of the United Kingdom Government from 1885 until 1999, exercising a wide range of government functions in relation to Scotland under the control of the Secretary of State for Scotland.

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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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Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the largest of the United Kingdom's current 152 NHS Foundation Trusts.

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SOAS, University of London

SOAS University of London (the School of Oriental and African Studies), is a public research university in London, England, and a constituent college of the federal University of London.

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St Thomas' Hospital

St Thomas' Hospital is a large NHS teaching hospital in Central London, England.

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Stanley Hooker

Sir Stanley George Hooker, FRS, DPhil, BSc, FRAeS, MIMechE, FAAAS, (30 September 1907 – 24 May 1984) was a mathematician and jet engine engineer.

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Taylor Woodrow

Taylor Woodrow was one of the largest housebuilding and general construction companies in Britain.

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Terence Beckett

Sir Terence Norman Beckett, KBE (13 December 1923 – 2 May 2013) was a British businessman, who was chairman of Ford and later became director-general of the Confederation of British Industry.

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Tom McDonald (winemaker)

Thomas Bayne McDonald (12 September 1907 – 26 March 1987) was a pioneering New Zealand wine-maker.

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Val Chapman

Valentine Jackson Chapman (14 February 1910 – 5 December 1980) was a New Zealand botanist, university professor and conservationist.

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Vic Feather

Victor Grayson Hardie Feather, Baron Feather, (10 April 1908 – 28 July 1976) was General Secretary of the Trade Union Congress in Great Britain from 1969 to 1973.

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Viyella

Viyella is a blend of wool and cotton first woven in 1893 in England, and soon to be the "first branded fabric in the world".

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Walter Plowright

Walter Plowright CMG FRS FRCVS (born 20 July 1923, Holbeach, Lincolnshire – 19 February 2010 London) was an English veterinary scientist who devoted his career to the eradication of the cattle plague rinderpest.

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William Whitelaw, 1st Viscount Whitelaw

William Stephen Ian Whitelaw, 1st Viscount Whitelaw, (28 June 1918 – 1 July 1999), often known as Willie Whitelaw, was a British Conservative Party politician who served in a wide number of Cabinet positions, most notably as Home Secretary and de facto Deputy Prime Minister.

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William Wilkinson Addison

Sir William Wilkinson Addison (4 April 1905 – 1 November 1992), was an English historian, author and jurist.

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1975 Queen's Birthday Honours (Australia)

The Queen's Birthday Honours 1975 for Australia were appointments to recognise and reward good works by citizens of Australia and other nations that contribute to Australia.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1974_New_Year_Honours

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