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1975 New Year Honours

Index 1975 New Year Honours

The New Year Honours 1975 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]

34 relations: Arthur Armitage, Audrey Prime, Charlie Chaplin, Essex Police, Garfield Sobers, Geoffrey Dhenin, Ian Bancroft, Baron Bancroft, Imogen Holst, Jack Ashley, Baron Ashley of Stoke, James Craig (diplomat), James Dunbar Cook, James Foots, James Hennessy, John Lambert (diplomat), John Nightingale (police officer), John Rangihau, Katarina Kuini Whare-rau-aruhe Te Tau, Leonard Small, List of football personalities with British honours, List of sporting knights and dames, Mary Talbot (naval officer), Maurice Holmes (harness racer), Michael Giddings, Miriam Dell, Muriel Barron, Peter Garthwaite, Peter Tait (mayor), Rodney Smith, Baron Smith, Roger Bannister, Rona McKenzie, Roy Hattersley, Ruth Kirk, Sir William Boulton, 3rd Baronet, Thomas Bridges, 2nd Baron Bridges.

Arthur Armitage

Professor Sir Arthur Llewellyn Armitage (1 August 1916 – 1 February 1984), was a British academic who was the President of Queens' College, Cambridge, from 1958 until 1970, Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University between 1965–67 and Vice-Chancellor of Victoria University of Manchester between 1969 and 1980.

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Audrey Prime

Audrey Mary Prime (1915 – 2 May 2001) was a British trade unionist.

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Charlie Chaplin

Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin (16 April 1889 – 25 December 1977) was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame in the era of silent film.

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Essex Police

Essex Police is a territorial police force responsible for policing the county of Essex, in the east of England, consisting of over 1.7 million people and around 1,400 square miles.

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Garfield Sobers

Sir Garfield St Aubrun Sobers, AO, OCC (born 28 July 1936), also known as Gary or Garry Sobers, is a former cricketer who played for the West Indies between 1954 and 1974, and is widely considered to be cricket's greatest all-rounder.

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Geoffrey Dhenin

Air Marshal Sir Geoffrey Howard Dhenin, (2 April 1918 – 6 May 2011) was a British physician and senior Royal Air Force officer.

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Ian Bancroft, Baron Bancroft

Ian Powell Bancroft, Baron Bancroft, GCB (23 December 1922 – 19 November 1996) was a British senior civil servant.

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Imogen Holst

Imogen Clare Holst (12 April 1907 – 9 March 1984) was a British composer, arranger, conductor, teacher and festival administrator.

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Jack Ashley, Baron Ashley of Stoke

Jack Ashley, Baron Ashley of Stoke, (6 December 1922 – 20 April 2012) was a British politician.

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James Craig (diplomat)

Sir (Albert) James Macqueen Craig (13 July 1924 – 26 September 2017) was a British diplomat who was ambassador to Syria and Saudi Arabia, also an academic and writer.

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James Dunbar Cook

Rear Admiral James William Dunbar "Bill" Cook (12 December 1921 – 26 January 2007) was a senior Royal Navy officer.

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James Foots

Sir James Foots AO (1916–2010) was an Australian mining engineer and Chairman of Mount Isa Mines and Chancellor of the University of Queensland.

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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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John Lambert (diplomat)

Sir John Henry Lambert, KCVO CMG (8 January 1921 – 6 July 2015) was a British diplomat and British Army officer.

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John Nightingale (police officer)

Sir John Cyprian Nightingale (16 September 1913 – 1 October 2002) was a British police officer who rose to be Chief Constable of Essex Constabulary.

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John Rangihau

John Te Rangianiwaniwa Rangihau (5 September 1919 – 14 October 1987) was a New Zealand academic and Māori leader of the Ngāi Tūhoe iwi.

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Katarina Kuini Whare-rau-aruhe Te Tau

Katarina Kuini Whare-rau-aruhe Te Tau (née Ellison, 29 December 1899 – 8 March 1998) was a notable New Zealand tribal leader, welfare worker and community leader.

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Leonard Small

Very Rev Robert Leonard Small, (12 May 1905 – 8 April 1994), known as Leonard Small, was a senior Church of Scotland minister and author.

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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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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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Mary Talbot (naval officer)

Commandant Mary Irene Talbot, (17 February 1922 – 11 May 2012) was a British naval officer who served as Director of the Women's Royal Naval Service (WRNS) from 1973 to 1976.

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Maurice Holmes (harness racer)

Maurice Francis Tancred "Morrie" Holmes (10 November 1908 – 7 July 1998) was a driver of standardbred racehorses in New Zealand.

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Michael Giddings

Air Marshal Sir Kenneth Charles Michael Giddings, (27 August 1920 – 5 April 2009) was a senior Royal Air Force officer who served as a fighter pilot during the Second World War.

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Miriam Dell

Dame Miriam Patricia Dell (née Matthews, born 14 June 1924) is a New Zealand women's advocate.

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Muriel Barron

Sister Mary Gabriel MBE (21 June 1904 – 29 February 1988), whose birth name was Muriel Marie Barron, was a New Zealand religious sister and pharmacist.

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Peter Garthwaite

Peter Fawcitt Garthwaite, who was born 22 October 1909, Guisborough, North Yorkshire, England and died 13 May 2001, Hovingham, North Yorkshire, England, was a forester who worked in a wide range of settings – imperial and national, public and private.

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Peter Tait (mayor)

Sir Peter Tait, (5 September 1915 – 31 January 1996), was a New Zealand National Party Member of Parliament, Napier mayor, small businessman and opponent of New Zealand's Homosexual Law Reform Act.

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Rodney Smith, Baron Smith

Edwin Rodney Smith, Baron Smith KBE FRCS (10 May 1914 – 1 July 1998) was a British surgeon.

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Roger Bannister

Sir Roger Gilbert Bannister (23 March 1929 – 3 March 2018) was a British middle-distance athlete, doctor and academic who ran the first sub-4-minute mile.

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Rona McKenzie

Rona Una McKenzie (20 August 1922 – 24 July 1999) was a New Zealand cricketer.

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Roy Hattersley

Roy Sydney George Hattersley, Baron Hattersley, PC, FRSL (born 28 December 1932) is a British Labour politician, author and journalist from Sheffield.

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Ruth Kirk

Dame Lucy Ruth Kirk (née Miller, 28 April 1922 – 20 March 2000) was a prominent anti-abortion campaigner.

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Sir William Boulton, 3rd Baronet

Sir William Whytehead Boulton, 3rd Baronet, (21 June 1912 – 20 June 2010) was a prominent British barrister who served in the reconstruction of the German legal profession after the Second World War and then spent 25 years as Secretary of the Bar Council.

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Thomas Bridges, 2nd Baron Bridges

Thomas Edward Bridges, 2nd Baron Bridges, (27 November 1927 – 27 May 2017) was a British hereditary peer and diplomat.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1975_New_Year_Honours

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