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1968 New Year Honours

Index 1968 New Year Honours

The New Year Honours 1968 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]

19 relations: Adesanya Kwamina Hyde, Anthony Cottrell (rugby union), Burke Trend, Baron Trend, Freddie Sowrey, Henryk Podlewski, Hugh Foot, Baron Caradon, James Hennessy, James Roger Whelan, John Challens, John Te Herekiekie Grace, Lionel Robbins, List of sporting knights and dames, Mervyn Butler, Michael MccGwire, Orton Sutherland Hintz, Peter Carmichael, Ray Creasey, Rua Isobel Gardner, Tom Morrison (rugby union).

Adesanya Kwamina Hyde

Adesanya Kwamina Hyde 1968 New Year Honours C.B.E. was a Sierra Leonean ambassador to the United States of America.

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Anthony Cottrell (rugby union)

Anthony Ian "Beau" Cottrell (10 February 1907 – 10 December 1988) was a New Zealand rugby union player.

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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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Freddie Sowrey

Air Marshal Sir Frederick Beresford 'Freddie' Sowrey, (born 14 September 1922) is a retired senior Royal Air Force officer.

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Henryk Podlewski

Henryk Podlewski (26 April 1920 – 8 January 2015) was a Polish doctor who completed his studies at the Polish School of Medicine at the University of Edinburgh during World War II and became the first psychiatrist to practice in the Bahamas.

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Hugh Foot, Baron Caradon

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.

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James Hennessy

Sir James Patrick Ivan Hennessy (born 26 September 1923) is a retired British diplomat and served as Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Prisons from 1982 to 1987.

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James Roger Whelan

Air Commodore James Roger Whelan (April 29, 1914 – March 8, 1985) CBE 1968; DSO 1944; DFC 1940 (bar 1943) served in World War II as a pilot with Bomber Command and later doing photograph reconnaissance in the Middle East and Western Desert theatres.

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John Challens

Wallace John Challens, (14 May 1915 – 1 March 2002) was a British scientist and civil servant.

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John Te Herekiekie Grace

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.

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Lionel Robbins

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.

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List of sporting knights and dames

This is a list of people who have been knighted by the British honors system for their contribution to sport.

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Mervyn Butler

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.

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Michael MccGwire

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.

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Orton Sutherland Hintz

Orton Sutherland Hintz (15 November 1907 – 18 November 1985) was a New Zealand journalist, newspaper editor, writer and fisherman.

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Peter Carmichael

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.

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Ray Creasey

Raymond Frederick Creasey OBE (18 December 1921 – September 1976) was a British aerodynamicist with BAC (British Aircraft Corporation) in the 1960s.

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Rua Isobel Gardner

Rua Isobel Gardner (13 March 1901 – 25 May 1972) was a New Zealand teacher and principal.

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Tom Morrison (rugby union)

Thomas Clarence Morrison (28 July 1913 – 31 August 1985) was a New Zealand rugby union player and administrator.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1968_New_Year_Honours

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