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1975 New Year Honours
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. They were announced on 1 January 1975 to celebrate the year passed and mark the beginning of 1975.  New Zealand,  Mauritius,  Fiji,  and Grenada.  
The recipients of honours are displayed here as they were styled before their new honours.
At this time honours for Australians were still being awarded in the UK honours on the advice of the premiers of Australian states. The
Australian honours system began with the 1975 Queen's Birthday Honours.
At this time the two lowest classes of the Royal Victorian Order were "Member (fourth class)" and "Member (fifth class)", both with
post-nominals MVO. "Member (fourth class)" was renamed "Lieutenant" (LVO) from the 1985 New Year Honours onwards.
The Right Honourable
Sir William Armstrong, G.C.B., M.V.O., lately Head of the Home Civil Service.
Richard Patrick Tallentyre Gibson, Chairman of the Arts Council of Great Britain.
David Thomas Pitt, Chairman, Greater London Council. Colonel Sir Derek Wilbraham Pritchard, Chairman,
Rothmans International Ltd. President, Institute of Directors. Sir Rudy Sternberg, Chairman, Sterling Group of Companies; Chairman, British Agricultural Export Council.
Joel Barnett, M.P., Chief Secretary, H M. Treasury. Member of Parliament for the Heywood and Royton Division of Lancashire.
Roy Sydney George Hattersley, M.P., Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Member of Parliament for the Sparkbrook Division of Birmingham. Brian Kevin O'Malley, M.P., Minister of State, Department of Health and Social Security. Member of Parliament for Rotherham. John Lindsay Alexander, Chairman,
Ocean Transport and Trading Ltd. Professor
James Norman Dalrymple Anderson, O.B.E., Q.C., F.B.A., Chairman, House of Laity, General Synod of the Church of England. Professor
Arthur Llewellyn Armitage, Vice-Chancellor, Victoria University of Manchester.
Roger Gilbert Bannister, C.B E., lately Chairman, The Sports Council.
Edgar Charles Beck, C B.E., Chairman, John Mowlem and Company Ltd. Frederick Arthur Bishop, C.B, C.V.O, Director-General, The
William Whytehead Boulton, C B.E., T.D., Secretary of The Senate of the Inns of Court and the Bar.
Edward Louis Britton, C B.E., General Secretary, National Union of Teachers. Derrick Hunton Carter, T.D., Chairman,
William Christie, M.B.E., Lord Mayor of the City of Belfast. David Charles Collins, C.B E., Chairman,
Westland Aircraft Ltd. For services to Export. Alan Meredyth Hudson Davies, C.B.E., lately Chairman, Board of Governors,
United Liverpool Hospitals.
Frederick William Dampier Deakin, D.S.O., Historian. John Bealby Eastwood, Chairman, J. B. Eastwood Ltd.
Edward Fennessy, C.B.E., Managing Director, Telecommunications, Post Office.
Harold Montague Finniston, F.R.S., Chairman, British Steel Corporation.
Hugh Ford, F.R.S., Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London.
Ronald George Gibson, C.B.E. For services to the development of the National Health Service. Albert King, O.B.E., Leader,
Leeds City Council. William Russell Lawrence, Q.C., Senior Master of the Supreme Court (Queen's Bench Division) and Queen's Remembrancer.
Francis Scott McFadzean, Chairman, Shell Transport and Trading Company Ltd.
Ieuan Maddock, C.B., O.B.E., F.R.S., Chief Scientist, Department of Industry.
John Cyprian Nightingale, C.B.E., B.E.M., Q.P.M., Chief Constable, Essex Police.
Edward Eric Pochin, C.B.E., lately Director, Medical Research Council, Department of Clinical Research, University College Hospital Medical School.
Arnold Joseph Philip Powell, O.B.E., Architect. Professor
Edward Austin Gossage Robinson, C.M.G., O.B.E., F.B.A. For services to Economics. Louis Sherman, O.B.E., Chairman,
London Boroughs Association. Alexander Mair Smith, Director,
Alfred George Tomkins, C.B.E., General Secretary, Furniture, Timber and Allied Trades Union. Horace Alan Walker, Chairman and Chief Executive,
Ellis Kirkham Waterhouse, C.B.E., F.B.A., Art Historian.
John Foster Wilson, C.B.E., Director, Royal Commonwealth Society for the Blind. Michael Thomond Wilson, M.B.E., Chairman, Export Guarantees Advisory Council.
John Woolf, Film Producer. Chairman, Romulus Films Ltd. The Honourable George Oswald Ratteray, C.B.E., President of the Legislative Council, Bermuda.
Garfield St Auburn Sobers. For services to cricket. The Honourable Arthur Dudley Spurling, C.B.E., J.P., Speaker of the House of Assembly, Bermuda.
State of New South Wales
State of Victoria
The Honourable Mr Justice Oliver James Gillard. For services to the legal profession and as a Judge of the Supreme Court.
William Shearer Philip, C.M.G., M.C., of Toorak. For outstanding services as a hospital administrator.
Thomas Langley Webb, of Toorak. For services to business.
State of Queensland
Theodor Charles Bray, C.B.E., of Brisbane. For services to tertiary education and the newspaper industry.
James William Foots, of Brookfield. For services to Queensland's mining industry.
The Honourable Seymour Douglas Tooth, M.L.A., Minister for Health.
State of Western Australia
John Edward Parker, Chairman of the State Electricity Commission.
Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath (GCB) Admiral
Sir Anthony Templer Frederick Griffith Griffin, K.C.B. General
Sir Cecil Blacker, K.C.B., O.B.E., M.C., A.D.C.(Gen.), late Royal Armoured Corps, Colonel 5th Royal Inniskilling Dragoon Guards, Colonel Commandant Corps of Royal Military Police, Colonel Commandant Army Physical Training Corps. Air Chief Marshal Sir Neil Wheeler, K.C.B., C.B.E., D.S.O., D.F.C., A.F.C., Royal Air Force.
Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath (KCB) Vice Admiral
John Anthony Rose Troup, D.S.C.* Admiral
David Williams. Air Marshal
Neil Cameron, C.B., C.B.E., D.S.O., D.F.C., Royal Air Force. Air Marshal
Kenneth Charles Michael Giddings, O.B.E., D.F.C., A.F.C., Royal Air Force.
Ian Powell Bancroft, C.B., Second Permanent Secretary, Civil Service Department. George Leitch, C.B., O.B.E., Chief Executive, Procurement Executive,
Ministry of Defence. David William Shuckburgh Lidderdale, C.B.,
Clerk of the House of Commons. Ronald Robert Duncan McIntosh, C.B., Director General,
National Economic Development Office. Douglas William Gretton Wass, C.B., Permanent Secretary, H.M. Treasury.
Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB)
James William Dunbar Cook. Commandant Mary Irene Talbot, Hon. A.D.C., Women's Royal Naval Service.
Rear Admiral Alan George Watson.
Rear Admiral Arthur Brooke Webb.
Major-General Edward John Sidney Burnett, D.S.O., O.B.E., M.C., late Infantry.
Major-General Hew Dacres George Butler, late Infantry.
Major-General John Charles Gould, Royal Army Pay Corps.
Major-General Harry Knutton, late Royal Regiment of Artillery.
Major-General Alexander Matthew McKay, late Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, Colonel Commandant Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers.
Major-General John Michael Strawson, O.B.E., late Royal Armoured Corps.
Air Vice-Marshal Reginald Bullen, G.M., Royal Air Force.
Peter David George Terry, A.F.C., Royal Air Force. Air Commodore
Molly Greenwood Allott, A.D.C, Women's Royal Air Force. Air Commodore Melvin Clifford Seymour Shepherd, O.B E., Royal Air Force.
William Godfrey Agnew, K.C.V.O., lately Clerk in Ordinary of Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council. John Angus Beaton, Deputy Director, Scottish Courts Administration.
Patrick Benner, Deputy Secretary, Cabinet Office.
Lawrence Sam Berman, Deputy Secretary, Department of Industry.
John Wilfrid Bourne, Deputy Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department.
John Charles Burgh, Deputy Secretary, Department of Prices and Consumer Protection. Richard Philip Cave, M.V.O., Principal Clerk, Judicial Office, House of Lords.
Harold Raymond Percy Chatten, General Manager, H.M. Dockyard, Rosyth, Ministry of Defence.
Donald John Derx, Deputy Secretary, Department of Employment.
Miss Hilda Mabel Hedley, Under Secretary, Department of Health and Social Security.
Arthur Patrick Hockaday, C.M.G., Deputy Under Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence.
Frank Basil Humphrey, Parliamentary Counsel.
Major-General Brian St George Irwin, Director-General, Ordnance Survey.
John Douglas Webster Janes, Deputy Secretary, Northern Ireland Office.
Robert Hill Kidd, Second Secretary, Department of Finance, Northern Ireland.
Peter Esmond Lazarus, Deputy Secretary, Department of the Environment.
Anthony Keith Rawlinson, Deputy Secretary, H.M. Treasury.
Professor John James Andrew Reid, T.D., Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health and Social Security.
Ronald Charters Symonds. Attached Ministry of Defence.
Ernest Vize Symons, Deputy Secretary, Board of Inland Revenue.
Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George (GCMG)
Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (KCMG)
Christopher Jeremy Morse. For services to the reform of the international monetary system. David Henry Thoroton Hildyard, C.M.G., D.F.C., United Kingdom Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Geneva.
Maurice Oldfield, C.M.G., C.B.E., Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
Anthony Derrick Parsons, C.M.G., M.V.O., M.C., H.M. Ambassador, Tehran. Andrew Alexander Steel Stark, C.M.G., C.V.O., H.M. Ambassador, Copenhagen.
Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG) The Right Honourable
Thomas Edward, Baron Bridges, lately Private Secretary (Overseas Affairs) to the Prime Minister. Jon Edmund Dixon, Under Secretary,
Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. Peter Thomas Haskell, Director, Centre for Overseas Pest Research,
Ministry of Overseas Development. Professor
Percy Edwin Alan Johnson-Marshall. For services to town-planning particularly in the developing countries. William Thomas Pearce, Assistant Secretary,
Department of Trade.
Mervyn Brown, O.B.E., British High Commissioner, Dar es Salaam.
Michael Dacres Butler, Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
Albert James Macqueen Craig, Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
Alan Eaton Davidson, H.M. Ambassador, Vientiane. Alan Clowes Goodison, Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
James Patrick Ivan Hennessy, O.B.E., Acting British High Commissioner, Kampala.
Alexander King, C.B.E., lately Director-General of Scientific Affairs, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris.
John Henry Lambert, Minister and Deputy Commandant, British Military Government, Berlin. Eric George Le Tocq, British High Commissioner, Mbabane.
Li Fook-kow, Secretary for Social Services, Hong Kong. Hugh Thomas Arnold Overton, H.M. Consul-General, Düsseldorf.
Cyril Felix Rolo, O.B.E., Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
Reginald Booth Stockdale, C.B., O.B.E., lately Head of the Inspection Control Division, Armaments Control Agency, Western European Union, Paris. David Michael Summerhayes, Minister, H.M. Embassy, South Africa.
John Bryan Ward-Perkins, C.B.E., lately Director of the British School of Art and Archaeology, Rome. Jack Cecil Westoby, lately Director of Programme Co-ordination, Forestry Department, Food and Agriculture Organisation, Rome.
State of New South Wales
Walter Ralston Bunning. For services to architecture. Professor John Loewenthal, E.D. For services to medicine.
State of Victoria
Brigadier Percival Philip Jackson, C.B.E., of South Yarra. For services to education, and as a soldier.
Miss Margaret Alison Mackie, of Toorak. For services to the medical profession and as a hospital administrator.
State of Queensland
State of Western Australia
Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (KCVO)
Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (CVO) Thomas James Barnham, M.V.O.
Alfred Lapthorn Blake, M.C.
Acting Air Commodore Michael Austin D'Arcy, Royal Air Force.
Douglas Albert Guest.
Horace Gildard White, M.V.O.
Member of the Royal Victorian Order (MVO) Fourth Class Geoffrey Arthur Briggs.
Thomas Hope Findlay, M.V.O.
Denis de Montmorrencie Guilfoyle, O.B.E.
Colonel Robert Harvey Hilborn, M.B E., C.D.
Geoffrey John Eustace Jameson.
Major Alan Lockhart McCall.
Miss Julia Fergusson Munro, M.V.O
Francis Michael Nunan.
John Clive Wilson Peacock.
Captain Frank Wright Walton, D.F C
Russell Dillon Wood, V.R.D. Fifth Class
Alan David Gordon Bell.
Lieutenant (S) (O.C.A.) Geoffrey Connell, Royal Navy.
Edwin George Johnson.
Michael Vaughan Kenyon.
Harry Ernest Pratt.
Cyril Taylor, B.E.M.
Miss Hester Winifred White.
Petty Officer Steward David Kenneth Athersuch.
Police Constable Eric Stanley Blencoe, Metropolitan Police.
Mary, Mrs Hickman.
Charles Frederick Hodgson.
Chief Communications Yeoman Gerald Rex King.
Acting Flight Sergeant Patrick Joseph Malone, Royal Air Force.
George William Pipkin.
William John Stephenson Tallon.
Police Constable Peter Leonard Tappin, Metropolitan Police.
Ernest William Wright.
Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire (GBE)
Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE)
State of Victoria
Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE) Surgeon Vice Admiral
James Watt, Q H.S. Air Marshal Geoffrey Howard Dhenin, A.F.C., G.M., Q H.P., Royal Air Force.
Charles Spencer Chaplin, Film Actor and Producer.
Edwin Rodney Smith, President, Royal College of Surgeons of England.
Pelham Grenville Wodehouse, Author.
Stephen John Linley Olver, C.M.G., M.B.E., British High Commissioner, Nicosia. John Eric Sidney Thompson. For services to archaeology.
State of Western Australia
John Evenden Virtue, Senior Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court of Western Australia.
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
Military Division Royal Navy Army Brigadier Sidney Ernest Dutton, M.B.E. (355689), late Royal Army Ordnance Corps (Now R.A R.O.)
Brigadier Jack Spencer Fletcher, O.B.E. (397244), late Infantry.
Brigadier Walter Peter Walker Robertson, O.B.E (278721) late Royal Corps of Signals, Colonel Gurkha Signals.
Colonel George Brian Sinclair (376979), late Corps of Royal Engineers.
Eric David Smith, D.S.O., M.B.E. (388771), late Infantry. Brigadier John Nicholas Sonerville (269382), late Infantry.
Brigadier Peter George Tynan, O.B.E. (198978), late Royal Armoured Corps. Royal Air Force Air Commodore
Donald Percy Hall, A.F.C., Royal Air Force. Group Captain
Michael John Armitage, Royal Air Force. Group Captain Richard Henry Arscott, O.B.E., Royal Air Force.
Group Captain Kenneth Joseph Goodwin, A.F.C, Royal Air Force.
Group Captain Douglas Herbert Richard Weston, Royal Air Force.
Civil Division James Aiton, Convener,
County of Lanark. John Gray Allan, Legal Adviser and Solicitor,
Crown Estate Commissioners. William Purdon Allan, Secretary,
Scottish Football Association Ltd. Andrew Archibald, O.B.E., Deputy Chairman,
Trustee Savings Banks Association. Stanley Ashburner, lately Executive Director,
Property Services Agency, Department of the Environment. Miss
Angela Baddeley (Madeline Angela, Mrs. Byam Shaw), Actress. Douglas George Badham, Chairman, Development Corporation for Wales.
John Taylor Bain, Director of Education, Glasgow
Education Authority. Lancelot Donald Abel Baron, D.F.C., Executive Director, Commonwealth Sugar Exporters' Association.
Hugh Desmond Barry, lately Secretary, The
Library Association. Robert Geoffrey Beldam, Chairman and Managing Director, Beldam Asbestos Company Ltd, Hounslow.
Jack Birks, Technical Director,
British Petroleum Trading Ltd. Raymond Cyril Charles Boniface, General Manager,
Basildon Development Corporation. Edward Bostock. For services to the community in Richmond-upon-Thames and Twickenham.
William Bowring, lately Secretary, Leeds
Regional Hospital Board. Professor
Percy Wragg Brian, F.R.S., Member, Agricultural Research Council. Charles Gordon Bridge. For services to the
National Economic Development Council. James Arthur Buckley, Member for Marketing,
British Gas Corporation.
Robert William Burchfield, Chief Editor, The Oxford English Dictionaries.
Eric George Lapthorne Bywaters, Professor of Rheumatology, University of London. Thomas Carlile, Managing Director,
Babcock and Wilcox Ltd. James Sellar Christie. For services to The
British Film Institute. Stanley George Clarke, Chief Inspector, Prison Service, Home Office.
Adrian Redman Collingwood, T.D., Chairman, The
Eggs Authority. Thomas Idwal Davies, Staff Inspector (Wales), Department of Education and Science.
William Robert Denaro, Regional Controller, West Midlands,
Department of Health and Social Security.
Alexander Mitchell Donnet, National Chairman and Scottish Regional Secretary, National Union of General and Municipal Workers. Miss Jessie Elizabeth Mary Edwards, lately Headmistress,
Dick Sheppard School, Tulse Hill, London. David Lewis Evans, Chairman, Nottinghamshire
Area Health Authority. Edwin Arthur Everett, Registrar, Shoreditch County Court.
Stephen Lonsdale Finch, Deputy Chairman, The
Weir Group Ltd. For services to Export. Norman Laurence Franklin, O.B.E., Chief Executive,
British Nuclear Fuels Ltd. Neil Galbraith, Q.P.M., D.L.,
H.M. Inspector of Constabulary, Wales and South West Region. Thomas George Gibb, Group Co-ordinator,
National Freight Corporation. Michael Nairn Gladstone, Commercial Director, Agrochemical Division,
Fisons Ltd. Sampson Gold Stone, Chairman and Managing Director,
Ward and Goldstone Ltd.
Reginald Goodall, Conductor, Royal Opera House; for services to Music. Eric Thomson Goodwin, Chief Scientific Officer,
National Physical Laboratory. Richard Gerald Grice, Chairman, Lake District Special Planning Board.
Stewart Cathie Griffith, DFC, TD, For services to Cricket. Howard Granville Hanley, Urologist, St Peter's Hospitals, London.
Denis Rawnsley Harper, lately Professor of Building, Institute of Science and Technology, University of Manchester.
Edward Norman Harris, A.F.C. For services to the
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the construction industry. John Ramsden Haslegrave, O.B.E., T.D., Chief Executive,
Portsmouth City Council. Neil Geddes Clarkson Hendry, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon,
Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. Miss
Imogen Clare Holst, Director, Aldeburgh Festival; for services to Music. Professor
John Pilkington Hudson, M.B E, G M., Director, Long Ashton Research Station, Bristol. Colonel James Hughes, O.BE., T.D., Chairman, The
Royal British Legion. Norman Charles Hunt, Professor of Business Studies,
University of Edinburgh. Charles Patrick Maule Hunting, T D., lately Chairman, The
Hunting Group of Companies. Miss
Pamela Hansford Johnson (The Right Honourable Pamela Helen Hansford, Lady Snow), Writer.
Ivor Roberts-Jones, Sculptor. Ernest Martin Jukes, Q.C., Director-General,
Engineering Employers' Federation. Thomas Barclay Odell Kerr, Vice-Chairman, The
General Electric Company Ltd. For services to Export. Frederick Bruford Kitchen, lately Chairman.
Van Den Berghs and Jurgens Ltd. Robert Anthony Bernard Leaper, Professor of Social Administration,
University of Exeter. Leonard John Lickorish, Director General,
British Tourist Authority. David George Luxton, lately Director, Royal Ordnance Factory, Nottingham, Ministry of Defence
Ewen McEwen, Vice-Chairman (Engineering),
Joseph Lucas Ltd.
Paul Taunton Matthews, F.R.S., Professor of Theoretical Physics, Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London. Professor Robert Charles Oliver Matthews, Chairman,
Social Science Research Council. John Millar Meek, David Jardine Professor of Electric Power Engineering,
University of Liverpool.
Joseph Milner, Q.F.S.M., Chief Fire Officer, London Fire Brigade. Walter Horace Mulley, Member,
Anglian Water Authority. John Oliver, Controller of Prison Planning and Co-ordination, Scottish Home and Health Department.
John George Magrath Pardoe, Director General of Safety (Airworthiness),
Civil Aviation Authority. William Train Paton, T.D, Managing Director,
William Paton and Sons Ltd. William Francis Patton, Q.C For services to law in Northern Ireland.
William Michael Thomas Pattrick, Principal,
Central School of Art and Design. David Arthur Chester Peck,
Foreign and Commonwealth Office. John Albert Cyril Prescott, Headmaster, Kirkby, Cherryfield County Junior School, Merseyside.
Mia Lilly Kellmer Pringle (Mrs. Hooper), Director,
National Children's Bureau. Lionel Roger Price Pugh, V.R.D., D.L., Board Member,
British Steel Corporation. Thomas Morgan Haydn Rees, D.L., Chief Executive,
Clwyd County Council Ernest Bradbury Robsinson, Deputy Chairman,
Robinson and Sons Ltd. For services to Export. James Scotland, Principal,
Aberdeen College of Education. Ernest Pattison Shanks, Q.C., Deputy Bailiff, Guernsey.
The Honourable Michael David Sieff, Joint Managing Director,
Marks and Spencer Ltd. For services to Export. Cedric Keith Simpson, Professor of Forensic Medicine, University of London.
Harold Sinclair, Chairman,
SSS Clutch Gears Ltd. For services to Export. Colonel
George Michael Singleton, M.C., T.D, D.L., lately Vice-Chairman, West Midland Territorial Auxiliary and Volunteer Reserve Association. Miss Joyce Eva Skinner, Director, Cambridge Institute of Education.
Stanley James Beresford Skyrme, Chief Executive,
National Bus Company. The Very Reverend
Robert Leonard Small, O.B.E. For public services in Scotland. Craig Connell Smellie, M.V.O., formerly Assistant Secretary, Northern Ireland Office.
John Lindsay Eric Smith. For services to the preservation of historic buildings
John Philip Smith, Director and Chief Engineer (Civil),
Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd. Professor Harold Charles Stewart, D L., Deputy Director-General,
St. John Ambulance Association and Brigade. Darwin Herbert Templeton. For services to industry in Northern Ireland.
Donald Elliott Todd, Deputy Director of Engineering,
British Broadcasting Corporation. William Henry Trethowan, Professor of Psychiatry, University of Birmingham.
Philip Turner, Solicitor to the
Philip Adrian Hope-Wallace, Critic, Music and Drama, The Guardian Francis Leonard Waring, Chairman,
Coalite and Chemical Products Ltd. Cyril Gordon Wastell, Secretary General of
Lloyd's. Ronald Frank Alfred Webber, Higher Collector, Liverpool,
Board of Customs and Excise Wattie Jesse West, Director, National Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Scottish Station.
Frank Idris Whatley, B.E.M. For services to local government in Gwent.
Douglas Harold Whitting, O.B.E. For services to
Voluntary Service Overseas. Stephen Williams. For services to farming in Wales.
John Stewart Wordie, V.R.D., Chairman of
Burnham, Pelham and Soulbury Committees. The Right Reverend James Douglas Blair, Bishop of Dacca.
Chung Sze-yuen, O.B.E. For public services in Hong Kong. Reginald Morpeth Cobb, O.B.E., For services to British commercial interests and the British community in Portugal.
Wilfred St. Clair Daniel. For public services in St. Lucia.
William Edwin Stuart Heath. For services to British commercial interests and the British community in Uruguay.
Ronald Hickling, lately Counsellor, British High Commission, Canberra.
Geoffrey Lionel Henry Hitchcock, O.B.E., British Council Representative, France.
Casimiro Peter Hugh Tomasi Isolani, O.B.E, M.V.O., Counsellor, H.M. Embassy, Brussels.
Annesley Keown. For services to British Commercial interests in Malaysia.
Thomas Bernard Kirkbride, lately Director, Administrative and Financial Services, United Nations Secretariat, Geneva.
Albert Lethbridge, lately Secretary, Consultative Committee on Administrative Questions, United Nations Secretariat, Geneva.
Colonel Ernest Achey Loftus, O.B.E., T.D. For services to education in Zambia.
Ronald Fraser McKeever, lately H.M. Consul-General, Naples.
The Right Reverend John Arthur Arrowsmith, Maund, M.C., Bishop of Lesotho.
Christopher Richards. For services to British commercial interests and the community in Ghana.
Major William Thomas Carroll Rogerson, M B E., T.D. For services to British commercial interests in Italy.
William Basil Scott, lately Puisne Judge, Zambia.
Richard Alfred Simcox, M.B.E., British Council Representative, Iran.
Alfred Joseph Vasquez. For public services in Gibraltar.
Gerald Eugene Waddington. For public services in the Cayman Islands.
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Military Division Royal Navy The Reverend Edward Appleyard, V.R.D., Royal Naval Reserve.
Surgeon Captain Kenneth Morley Backhouse, V.R.D.*, Royal Naval Reserve.
Commander (SD) Phillip James Ball, Royal Navy.
Commander William George Berry Black, Royal Navy.
Commander Anthony Bowen, Royal Navy.
Commander John Frederick Carey, Royal Navy.
Surgeon Commander David Michael Davies, Royal Navy.
Commander Cedric Denis Fowler, Royal Navy
Acting Commander John Raymond Hatch, Royal Navy.
Commander Jonathan David Willoughby Husband, Royal Navy.
Commander Anthony David Hutton, Royal Navy.
Commander Denis Furnivall Swithinbank, DSC, Royal Navy.
Lieutenant Colonel Michael Compton Lockwood Wilkins, Royal Marines. Army Lieutenant-Colonel Richard Anthony Clay (411915) Royal Regiment of Artillery.
Lieutenant-Colonel Philip Middleton Davies (426864), The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment).
Major (Now Lieutenant-Colonel) John Graham Hind (397930), Royal Tank Regiment.
Hugh Anthony Johnstone M.B.E. (420864), Royal Corps of Signals. Lieutenant-Colonel Roger Lewis Tudor Jones (417441), The Parachute Regiment.
Lieutenant Colonel George Ronald Derrick Kennedy (385358), Royal Regiment of Artillery.
Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Michael Koe (418308), The Royal Green Jackets.
Lieutenant-Colonel (Now Colonel) Brian Hedley Marciandi (403537), The Queen's Regiment.
Lieutenant-Colonel David Macdonald Gollan Myles T.D. (421465), Royal Army Medical Corps, Territorial and Army Volunteer Reserve.
Lieutenant-Colonel James Bernard Ogilvie, T.D. (409235), The Queen's Regiment, Territorial and Army Volunteer Reserve.
Lieutenant-Colonel Mark Richard Pennell, M.B.E. (368220), The Royal Green Jackets.
Lieutenant-Colonel (Staff Quartermaster) Stanley Price (435453), The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers.
Kenneth Arthur Spring T.D. (331060), late Royal Regiment of Artillery, Combined Cadet Force, Territorial and Army Volunteer Reserve (Now Retired). Lieutenant-Colonel Peter Harrison Swinhoe (427484), Royal Army Medical Corps.
Lieutenant-Colonel Jean Valinder (232437), Royal Army Pay Corps (Now Retired).
Lieutenant-Colonel Alan Edward Yardley (382846), Royal Army Ordnance Corps (Now R.A.R.O.). Royal Air Force Acting Group Captain Myrddin Idwyll David, Royal Air Force.
Wing Commander Stanley Walter Bainbridge (3053711), Royal Air Force.
Wing Commander John Barrie Blakeley (2536956), Royal Air Force.
Wing Commander Barrie Ernest Frederick Faulkner (582642), Royal Air Force.
Wing Commander Patrick King (4151279), Royal Air Force.
Wing Commander Peter Alfred Knapton, D.F.C. (116984), Royal Air Force.
Wing Commander Ronald William Leppard (201551), Royal Air Force.
Wing Commander Eric Harold Macey (4159730), Royal Air Force.
Wing Commander John Meadows (582381), Royal Air Force.
Wing Commander Geoffrey John Edward Moores (2469163), .Royal Air Force.
Wing Commander Barry Hamilton Newton (607353), Royal Air Force.
Wing Commander George Earl Ord (2456842), Royal Air Force.
Wing Commander William George Wood (152184), Royal Air Force.
Civil Division Agnes Frances, Mrs Allan, M.B.E., County President, City of Dundee Branch, British Red Cross Society.
Leslie Leonard Allen, lately Principal, Willesden College of Technology.
John Victor Caldecott Anthony, Superintending Valuer, Board of Inland Revenue.
Yangos Antoniou, Administrative Officer, Cyprus, Ministry of Defence.
Brian Ashley Barker, Surveyor of Historic Buildings, Greater London Council.
Thomas Edward Barnsley, Chairman, East Midlands Regional Industrial Savings Committee.
Cyril Frank Batchelor, B.E.M., Chairman, Barristers' Clerks' Association.
Alan Beaney. For services to local government in West Yorkshire.
Reginald Horace Beaver, Senior Principal, Metropolitan Police Office.
The Reverend Reginald Charles Morris Beeny, Director, Church of England Children's Society.
St. John Michael Clive Birt, Senior Consaltant Surgeon, Jersey General Hospital.
John Freeman Fairfax Blakeborough, M.C., Writer. For services to journalism and sport. Raphael Braude, Senior Principal Scientific Officer, National Institute for Research in Dairying, Shinfield, Reading.
Trevor Broom, Director of Operations, Headquarters, Central Electricity Generating Board.
Kenneth Robson Brown, Chief Engineer, Inertial Systems Department, Edinburgh, Ferranti Ltd. For services to Export.
Miss Mary Agnes Burr. For services to pharmacy.
Eric Duncan Butterworth. For services to race relations in Yorkshire and the North East.
George Canning. For services to Birmingham City Council.
Leonard Arthur Castleton, lately Transport Manager, The Metal Box Company Ltd.
Eric Alfred Charles Chamberlain, Director of Scientific Control, National Coal Board.
Norman William Chappell. For services to the British Optical Association.
Lieutenant-Colonel Dorrien Richard Wingate Graham Collins-Charlton, M.B.E., D.L., Secretary, Royal Humane Society.
Colonel Robert James Chaundler, Administrator, National Council of Social Service.
Victor Alfred Cheeseman, Joint Managing Director, Osram (G.E.C.) Ltd.
John Alfred Church, Principal, Lord Chancellor's Department.
Edward Clark, City Councillor, Glasgow.
Robert Clemmett, M.B.E., Chief Officer (E.E.C. Co-ordination), British Railways Board.
Janet Rosemary, Mrs. Cockcroft. For public services and particularly as a member of the Food Additives and Contaminants Committee.
Samuel Henry Coplans. For services to the British Dental Association Trust Fund.
Douglas Leonard Corder, Principal, Department of Education and Science.
John William Counsell, Managing Director, The Windsor Theatre Company.
Stanley Cramp. For services to nature conservation. Alfred Marshall Cubbon, Director, Manx Museum and National Trust, Isle of Man.
David Evan James Davies, I.S.O., Chairman, The Boys' Clubs of Wales.
Emily May Charlotte, Mrs. Davies. For public services in Clwyd.
Eric Patrick Davies, Director of Housing, London Borough of Newham.
Chloe Marion, Mrs. Davis, lately Chairman, Consumer Standards Advisory Committee, British Standards Institution.
John Gilbert Davis, Consultant Bacteriologist.
Robert William Denny, Director and Chief Engineer, Ultra Electronics Ltd., Middlesex. For services to Export.
George Maurice Down, lately Chairman, Down Brothers and Mayer and Phelps Ltd., Surrey.
Frederick John Drake, Headmaster, Dane Court Technical High School, Broadstairs.
Ian Ruxton Drummond, Divisional Manager, Trent River Management Division, Severn-Trent Water Authority.
Arthur James Dunmall, lately Senior Supply and Transport Officer, Royal Naval Armament Depot, Gosport, Ministry of Defence.
Miss Williamina Kennedy Dunnett, Headmistress, Hoyland, Kirk Balk Comprehensive School, South Yorkshire.
Leslie George Edwards, Principal Dancer, Royal Ballet. Reginald Sartin Edwards. For services to the community in Essex.
Samuel Vincent Ellis, lately Divisional Manager, Norfolk and Suffolk River Division, Anglian Water Authority.
Alfred Albert Ernest Ellis Ettinghausen, Controller of Stamps, Board of Inland Revenue.
Walter Everett, Member, Chesterfield Borough Council.
William Farley, M.C., Q.P M., Chief Constable, Gwent Constabulary.
Patricia, Mrs. Fay, Founder Chairman, National Association of Decorative and Fine Arts Societies.
Ronald Edwin Fouracres. For services to horticulture.
John Duffy Fox. For services to local government and the water industry in Scotland.
John Fry, General Medical Practitioner, Beckenham, Kent.
Frank Stanley Gale, Q.P.M., Deputy Chief Constable, Northumbria Police.
Peter Fawcett Garthwaite. For services to forestry. Clifford Gaskell, Project Designer, Martin Baker Aircraft Company Ltd.
Winifred Gerin (Winifred Eveleen, Mrs. Lock), Author and Biographer. The Honourable Rosalind Mary Gibbs. For public services in Hunsdon, Hertfordshire.
Edward Walwyn Goldstraw, Senior Group Engineer, Kent Sub-Unit, South Eastern Road Construction Unit.
Frederic Causley Goodger, M.B.E., Head of Accounts, Commonwealth Development Corporation.
Margaret Penrice, Mrs. Goodman, Chairman, Board of Visitors, H.M. Borstal, Hewell Grange, Redditch.
Mordici Eleazer Gordon, Chairman, Plymouth and District Disablement Advisory Committee.
Thomas Patterson Gorrie, Treasurer, Dumfries County Council.
Arkyl Staveley Gough, lately Chairman, Harefield and Northwood Hospital Management Committee.
Miss Elisabeth Mary Gravelius, Branch Director, Kent Branch, British Red Cross Society.
Horace Kemball Greaves, Secretary, Manchester Savings Committee.
Donald David Hainstock, Divisional Director, John Laing Construction Ltd.
Eric Learoyd Haley, lately General Secretary, Leicester, Young Men's Christian Association.
Robert Alan Hall, Principal Scientific Officer, Department of Industrial and Forensic Science, Northern Ireland.
Harold Halliwell, M.B,E., lately Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
Margaret Frances Harris, Resident Designer, English National Opera. Edgar Charles Harrison, M.B.E., B.E M., Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
John Warren Simpson Harvey. For services to forensic odontology in Scotland.
John Francis Hayes, MM. Principal, Science Research Council.
Alice Louisa, Mrs. Hemming, Vice-President, The Women's Council.
William McCrorie Herbison, lately Rector of Larkhall Academy, Lanarkshire.
Joseph Hogarth, Principal, Forestry Commission (Wales).
Gilbert Holdsworth, Managing Director, Dodwell and Company Ltd.
Cecil Thomas Hole, Principal, Scottish Office.
John Hollinshead, Member, Cheshire County Council.
Frederick Gordon Holmes, Commissioner, County of Hertford, St. John Ambulance Association and Brigade.
Arthur Sackville Hulkes, Chairman, Romford and Grays National Insurance Local Tribunal.
Stanley Thomas Hunt, Director, Engineering, The Express Lift Company Ltd.
Lewis James McLean Hynd, Director and Secretary, Scottish Television Ltd.
Thomas Jackson. For social services in Lancashire.
Maurice Albert Jerrold. For services to the education of handicapped children.
Richard Downing Johnston, Principal Professional and Technology Officer, Department of the Environment.
Hilda May, Mrs. Joyce, Headmistress, St Anne's County Secondary School for Girls, Fareham.
Ronald Frederick Kempster, lately Chief Nursing Officer, St. Crispins Hospital, Northampton.
Winifred, Mrs. Kettle, Member, Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council
Miss Lina Lalandi (Lina Madeleine, Mrs. Lalandi-Emery), Artistic Director, English Bach Festival.
Thomas Milne Lauchlan, Director and Regional Controller, F M.C. (Meat) Ltd, Scotland.
Miss Winifred Sybil Learoyd, Principal, Department of the Environment.
John Frederick Leedham, Principal Lecturer, Educational Technology, College of Education, Loughborough
John Crawford Leicester, Principal Inspector of Taxes, Board of Inland Revenue.
Arthur Leighfield. For services to the Magistracy in Swindon.
David Joel Liston, M B.E. For services to business education.
John Charles Couvois Litton, lately Principal Scientific Officer, Ministry of Defence.
Edward McCabe, Secretary, Defence Studies Committee, Department of External Studies, University of Oxford.
Desmond Nicholas Brownlow McCandless, Executive Commercial Director, Short Brothers and Harland Ltd., Belfast.
Justin Steven MacCarthy, Principal Nursing Officer, Moss Side Special Hospital, Liverpool, Department of Health and Social Security.
Aileen Allen, Mrs. McCorkell, President, Londonderry City Branch, British Red Cross Society.
The Right Reverend Monsignor Neil MacKellaig, lately Chairman, Board of Management, North and South Uist Hospitals.
John Herd Mackenzie, Chairman and Managing Director, Herd and Mackenzie Ltd., Shipbuilders, Buckie.
William Richard Maidment, Director, Libraries and Arts, London Borough of Camden
William Harold Mallett, Chief Industrial Relations Officer, London Transport Executive
George William Mann, Deputy Director, South Bank Concert Halls, Greater London Council.
Sidney Ernest Thomas Martin, Member, West Midlands Metropolitan County Council and Member, Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council.
John Cook Mather, Principal, Office of Fair Trading.
John Alexander Matheson. For public services in Scotland and particularly as member, Scottish Industrial Development Board.
John Campbell Maxwell, D.F.C, Chief Fire Officer, Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service.
Miss Mildred Alicia Mendez, Group Head Occupational Therapist, Merton, Sutton and Wandsworth Area Health Authority.
Miss Peggy Theophila Metcalfe, M B.E., Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
Robert Headley Miers, M B.E., Regional Engineer, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.
Kenneth Milne, Research Executive, Radar Research Centre, Plessey Company Ltd. For services to Export.
George Mitchell, Director, George Mitchell Choirs Ltd.
Lieutenant-Colonel Peter Gerald Molloy, M.C., Secretary, United Kingdom Branch, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association.
Alec Moore, Member, Scunthorpe Borough Council.
John George Peter Morton, Senior Test Pilot, Westland Helicopters Ltd, Yeovil.
Albert Ernest Mullin, Governor Class I, Northern Ireland Prison Service.
Donald Arthur Munro, Director, James Longley and Company Ltd. For services to the construction industry.
Miss Barbara Langmuir Napier. For public services and particularly as Member, Industrial Arbitration Board.
David Shelman Nations. For services to Water Ski-ing.
Keith Newlands, Director, Development Policy and Planning, British Steel Corporation (International) Ltd. For services to Export.
Francis Herbert Newman, Director-General of Finance, National Coal Board.
Commander Peter Edward Newstead, D.S.C., R.N. (Retired), Civil Affairs Officer, Sea Cadet Corps Headquarters.
William Richard Nicholas. For services to the Magistracy in Cornwall.
William Edward Nicholson, lately Manager, Tottenham Hotspur Football Club. Torquil Nicolson, Vice-Convener, Ross and Cromarty County Council.
Captain Thomas Nisbet, D.F.C., Deputy Fight Operations Director, Overseas Division, British Airways.
Lieutenant-Colonel Peter Smith Norwell, T.D. For services to the Highlands of Scotland Territorial Auxiliary and Volunteer Reserve Association.
William Patrick O'Kane (Senior). For services to agriculture and food processing in Northern Ireland.
Geoffrey Orchard, Regional Director, Cyprus, Department of the Environment.
William Esplin Ormond, Manager, Scottish Football Team. Arthur Thomas Palin, Chief Chemist and Bacteriologist, Newcastle and Gateshead Water Company.
Karl Gadenne Pamplin, Secretary, Small Engine Division, Rolls Royce (1971) Ltd.
Freda Elsie, Mrs. Parker, Director of Education, Family Planning Association.
Thomas James Parker, General Secretary/Treasurer, National League of the Blind and Disabled.
Peter Wilfrid Paskell, M.B.E., Chief Probation Officer, Nottinghamshire.
Geoffrey Crosbie Patterson. For services Royal British Legion in Scotland.
Alan Frederick Richards Payne. For services to the community in Stroud, Gloucestershire.
Lester Keith Piggott, Jockey. Ian Stephen Porter, Chairman and Managing Director, Wilson and Longbottom Ltd, Barnsley. For services to Export.
George Aleck Potter, Principal, Home Office.
Miss Audrey Mary Prime, National Organising Officer for Health Staffs, National and Local Government Officers' Association.
David Morgan Rees, Keeper, Department of Industry, National Museum of Wales.
Thomas Idris Rees, Senior Principal Scientific Officer, Ministry of Overseas Development.
The Reverend Ian James McClelland Reid, lately Leader, Iona Community.
Blanche, Lady Robey. For public services particularly in Sussex.
George Ivan Robinson, Principal Scientific Officer, National Physical Laboratory.
Albert Rolls, lately Controller, Wales and the Marches Telecommunications Board, The Post Office.
Clifford Beaver Rothera, Assistant Managing Director, Vantona Ltd. Chairman, Albert Hartley Ltd.
Louis Arthur Rouse, Adviser for Immigrant and General Education, City of Bradford Metropolitan
John Henry Joseph Sauvage, D S.O., D F.C., Managing Director, Britannia Airways Ltd.
William Patrick Scott, T.D., Chairman, Orkney Local Employment Committee
John Martin Service. For services to the National Economic Development Council.
Edith Barbara, Mrs. Sheasby. For social services in Berkshire.
Bernard Sherlock, M.B.E., Member, Northern Area Health and Social Services Board for Northern Ireland.
Reginald William Small, Senior Principal, Royal Ordnance Factory, Chorley, Ministry of Defence.
John Francis Austin Smyth. For services to preventive dentistry.
Cecille Madeleine, Mrs. Stampa, Administrator for Wales, Women's Royal Voluntary Service.
Isabella Ormiston, Mrs. Stewart, Chairman, Scottish Gas Consumers' Council.
Francis Stone, lately Co-ordinator for Forces Work in United Kingdom, Young Men's Christian Association
Roy Oswald Stonehouse, Principal, H.M. Stationery Office.
Charlotte Mary, Mrs. Stott, formerly Women's Editor, The Guardian. Major John Freville Henry Surtees, M.C., Managing Director, Garvey (London) Ltd. For services to the Government Hospitality Fund.
Konrad Syrop, Chairman, Bush House Modernisation Working Party, British Broadcasting Corporation.
William Arthur John Taft, Principal, Board of Customs and Excise.
John Scott-Taggart, M.C. For services to radio engineering.
John Keith Taylor, Football Referee.
Graham Stuart Thomas, Gardens Consultant, The National Trust. John Haydn Thomas. For services to local government in Mid Glamorgan.
Francis Paul Thomson, Associate Consultant, Communications and Equipment Consultants Ltd. For services to the Giro system.
Hugh Oswald Tudor, Farmer, Gwynedd.
Alfred Sydney Turner, County Surveyor, Somerset County Council and Chief Engineer, Somerset Sub-Unit, South Western Road Construction Unit.
Surgeon-Captain Peter de Bee Turtle, V.R.D. For services to the Medical Officers of Schools Association.
Frederick George Uglow, Headmaster, Montpelier Junior School, Plymouth.
Margaret Angharad, Mrs. Valk, lately Social Work Education Adviser, Central Council for Education and Training in Social Work.
Frederick John Vassalli, lately Managing Director, Smith Brothers (Whitehaven) Ltd.
Donald Vaughan. For services to medicine in Norfolk.
Raglan John Tilley Stafford-Waters, Taxation Secretary, Country Landowners' Association.
Hugh James Bennett Watkins. For services to the community in Mid Wales.
Andrew Watson, M B E., Deputy Director, Chamber of Shipping of the United Kingdom.
Albert Weedall, Principal, Bournville College of Further Education, Birmingham.
Henry Gordon Welch, Principal, Department of Employment.
Miss Elizabeth Elaine Wilkie, Director, Council for the Education and Training of Health Visitors.
Haydn Lewis Williams, Managing Director, Smith Kendon Ltd. For services to Export.
William Gordon Williams, H.M. Inspector of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Energy.
William Martin Williams, Assistant Chief Constable, Royal Ulster Constabulary.
William Owen Williams, General Medical Practitioner, Swansea.
Andrew Wilson, M.B.E., Director of Planning and Engineering, Renfrewshire County Council.
David Wilson, County Organiser of Physical Education, Fife.
David Gordon Wilson, General Medical Practitioner, Bushey, Hertfordshire.
Peter Jardine Bonhote Wilson, Journalist (Sports-writer).
Maxwell Charles Wolf, Assistant Managing Director, Marconi Radar Systems Ltd. For services to Export.
James Maxwell Wood, lately Secretary, Parliamentary Committee, Co-operative Union Ltd
Thomas Woodfield, Captain, Royal Research Ship Bransfield, Natural Environment Research Council.
Reginald Bertie Woodhouse, M.B.E., Technical Adviser, Ministry of Defence.
Alfred Stanley Worrall, lately Principal, Methodist College, Belfast.
Hubert John Wright, Senior Educational Psychologist, Hampshire County Education Department.
George Douglas Yandell, Clerk to the Nottingham City Justices Overseas Awards
Lieutenant Colonel Arthur John Ferrrary, E.D., The Gibraltar Regiment.
Order of the British Empire
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) Civil Division Wilbert Everard Douglas. For services to the community.
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) Civil Division
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) Civil Division Miss Irva Merle Baptists. For services to education.
Milton Matthew John, Agricultural Assistant, Ministry of Agriculture.
Joseph Augustus Pitt. For services to arts and crafts and the community.
^ United Kingdom list:
"No. 46444". (Supplement). 31 December 1974. pp. 1-33. The London Gazette
^ New Zealand list:
"No. 46446". (Supplement). 31 December 1974. pp. 37-40. The London Gazette
^ New Zealand list:
"No. 46446". The London Gazette (Supplement). 31 December 1974. pp. 37-40.
^ Mauritius list:
"No. 46447". The London Gazette (Supplement). 31 December 1974. p. 41.
^ Fiji list:
"No. 46448". The London Gazette (Supplement). 31 December 1974. p. 43.
^ Grenada list:
"No. 46449". The London Gazette (Supplement). 31 December 1974. p. 45.