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1961 Birthday Honours

Index 1961 Birthday Honours

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

22 relations: Alexander Baring, 6th Baron Ashburton, Alun Gwynne Jones, Baron Chalfont, Brian Robertson, 1st Baron Robertson of Oakridge, Charles Cunningham (civil servant), Charles Moses, Desmond Fitzpatrick, Edward Curzon, 6th Earl Howe, Henry Charles Goffin, James Hay (philanthropist), John Baker, Baron Baker, John Francis Filmer, John Houston (New Zealand writer), Kathleen Gertrude Hurd-Wood, List of football personalities with British honours, Llewelyn Wyn Griffith, Marshall St John Oswald, Oswin Gibbs-Smith, Pei Te Hurinui Jones, Peter Daubeny, Peter Latham (RAF officer), Sarah Ward (politician), William Arthur Whitlock.

Alexander Baring, 6th Baron Ashburton

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

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Alun Gwynne Jones, Baron Chalfont

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

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Brian Robertson, 1st Baron Robertson of Oakridge

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

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Charles Cunningham (civil servant)

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

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Charles Moses

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

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Desmond Fitzpatrick

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

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Edward Curzon, 6th Earl Howe

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

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Henry Charles Goffin

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

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James Hay (philanthropist)

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

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John Baker, Baron Baker

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

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John Francis Filmer

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

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John Houston (New Zealand writer)

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

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Kathleen Gertrude Hurd-Wood

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

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List of football personalities with British honours

This is a list of football personalities who have received Orders, decorations, and medals of the United Kingdom.

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Llewelyn Wyn Griffith

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

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Marshall St John Oswald

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

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Oswin Gibbs-Smith

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

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Pei Te Hurinui Jones

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

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Peter Daubeny

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

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Peter Latham (RAF officer)

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

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Sarah Ward (politician)

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

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William Arthur Whitlock

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

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References

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

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