1894 New Year Honours

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The New Year Honours 1894 were appointments by Queen Victoria to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by members of the British Empire, they were published on 2 January 1894.[1]

The recipients of honours are displayed here as they were styled before their new honour, and arranged by honour, with classes (Knight, Knight Grand Cross, etc.) and then divisions (Military, Civil, etc.) as appropriate.

Victoria Cross (VC)[edit]

Order of the Bath[edit]

Knights Grand Cross (GCB)[edit]

Civil division

Knights Commander (KCB)[edit]

Civil division

Companions (CB)[edit]

Military division
Civil division
  • William James Colville, Esq, Colonel in the Army (Retired List).

Order of the Star of India[edit]

Knights Commander (KCSI)[edit]

  • Sir Henry Mortimer Durand, K.C.I.E., C.S.I., Secretary to the Government of India in the Foreign Department.

Companions (CSI)[edit]

  • Richard Udny, Esq., Commissioner and Superintendent, Peshawur Division.
  • Jervoise Athelstane Baines, Esq, Member of the Indian Civil Service.
  • William John Cuningham, Esq, Deputy Secretary and Acting Secretary to the Government of India in the Foreign Department.
  • Thomas Salter Pyne, Esq

Order of the Indian Empire[edit]

Knights Commander (KCIE)[edit]

Companions (CIE)[edit]

  • Pherozeshah Merwanji Mehta, MA, Additional Member of the Council of the Governor-General of India.
  • William Robert Brooke, Esq, Director-General of Telegraphs in India.
  • Paul Gregory Melitus, Esq, Deputy Secretary to the Government of India in the Home Department.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel George Montgomery Moore, RA, Retired, President of the Madras Municipal Commission.
  • Surgeon-Major Ernest Harrold Fenn.
  • Major Richard Carnac Temple, Indian Staff Corps.
  • Major John William Hogge, Indian Staff Corps.
  • Edward Claudius Scotney George, Esq, Officiating Deputy Commissioner of the Bhamo District.
  • Robert William Edward Hampe Vincent, Esq, Acting Commissioner of Police, Bombay.
  • Lieutenant Arthur Henry McMahon, Indian Staff Corps.
  • Lieutenant John Manners Smith, VC, Indian Staff Corps.
  • John Stuart Donald, Esq, Assistant-Commissioner, Punjab.
  • Rai Bahadur Bankim Chunder Chalterjee

Order of St Michael and St George[edit]

Knights Commander[edit]

Companions (CMG)[edit]

  • Captain Edward Henry Meggs Davis, RN, for services connected with certain Islands in the Western Pacific.
  • John Edward Tanner, Esq, MICE, late Director of Public Works and General Superintendent of Railways in the Island of Trinidad.
  • Frederick William Webb, Esq, Clerk of the Legislative Assembly of the Colony of New South Wales.
  • Godfrey Yeatman Lagden, Esq, Government Secretary and Accountant of Basutoland.
  • George Edward Yorke Gleadowe, Esq, of Her Majesty's Treasury, for services connected with the award of compensation to British Sealers excluded from Behring Sea, under the "modus vivendi" with the United States of 1891.
  • (Honorary) Tungu Mohamed bin Antah, Yam Tuan Besar of Sri Menanti, President of the State Council of the Negri Sembilan Confederated States.

Distinguished Service Order (DSO)[edit]

  • Captain Gordon Napier Caulfeild, Indian Staff Corps.
  • Captain Hugh Neufville Taylor, Indian Staff Corps.
  • Lieutenant John Henegan, Indian Staff Corps



Captain to Major
  • Captain William Gore Alban, Indian Staff Corps.
  • Captain George Duncan Atkinson, Indian Staff Corps
Major to Lieutenant Colonel
  • Major Richard Menteith Greenfield, the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, Assistant Adjutant General, Madras.
Captain to Major


  1. ^ "No. 26472". The London Gazette. 2 January 1894. pp. 1–2.