1898 Birthday Honours

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The Queen's Birthday Honours 1898 were announced on 21 May 1898 in celebration of the birthday of Queen Victoria, the list included appointments to various orders and honours of the United Kingdom and British India.

The list was published in The Times on 21 May 1898[1] and the various honours were gazetted in The London Gazette on 21 June 1898,[2] and on 3 June 1898.[3]

The recipients of honours are displayed or referred to as they were styled before their new honour, and arranged by honour and where appropriate by rank (Knight Grand Cross, Knight Commander, etc.) then divisions (Military, Civil).

Peerages[edit]

Baron[edit]

Privy Council[edit]

Privy Council of Ireland[edit]

Baronet[edit]

Knight Bachelor[edit]

Order of the Bath[edit]

Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath (GCB)[edit]

Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath (KCB)[edit]

Military Division
Civil Division

Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB)[edit]

Military Division
  • Surgeon-Major-General Robert Harvey, D.S.O., Indian Medical Service.
  • Colonel (Brigadier-General) Donald James Sim McLeod, D.S.O., Commanding a Second Class District in India.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel and Brevet Colonel Henry Hamilton Settle, D.S.O., Royal Engineers, Assistant Inspector-General of Fortifications.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel and Brevet Colonel Reginald Chalmer, half-pay.
  • Colonel the Honourable Frederick William Stopford, Assistant Adjutant-General (Officer in charge of Mobilization Services), Headquarters.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel and Brevet Colonel Charles Edward Beckett, 3rd Hussars.
Civil Division
  • Victor Arthur Wellington Drummond, Esq., Minister Resident at Munich.
  • Charles Norton Edgcumbe Eliot, Esq., a Second Secretary in the Diplomatic Service.
  • John Fergusson, Esq., Chief Inspector, Stamps and Taxes Department, Inland Revenue.
  • Edward Henry French, Esq., late of the Consular Service.
  • George William Hervey, Esq., Secretary and Comptroller-General, National Debt Office.
  • John Macdonell, Esq.
  • Richmond Ritchie, Esq., India Office.
  • Horace Alfred Damer Seymour, Esq., Deputy Master and Comptroller of the Mint.
  • Charles Malcolm Wood, Esq.

Order of the Star of India[edit]

Knight Grand Commander of the Order of the Star of India (GCSI)[edit]

Knight Commander of the Order of the Star of India (KCSI)[edit]

  • William Lee-Warner, Esq., C.S.I., Political Secretary, India Office.
  • Trevor John Chichele Chichele-Plowden, Esq., C.S.I., Indian Civil Service.

Companion of the Order of the Star of India (CSI)[edit]

  • Thomas Stoker, Esq., Indian Civil Service.
  • Colonel Maule Campbell Brackenbury, Royal Engineers.
  • Edward Richard Henry, Esq., Indian Civil Service.
  • Lucas White King, Esq., Indian Civil Service.
  • Khan Bahadur Yar Muhammad Khan.

Order of St Michael and St George[edit]

Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George (GCMG)[edit]

Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (KCMG)[edit]

Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG)[edit]

  • Monsieur Jean Baptiste Fillier, Suez Canal Company, for services rendered in connection with the salvage of HMS Victorious off Port Said.
  • Monsieur Edouard Quellennee, Suez Canal Company, for services rendered in connection with the salvage of HMS Victorious off Port Said.
  • Colonel Douglas Frederick Rawdon Dawson, Military Attaché to Her Majesty′s Embassy, Paris.
  • George Head Barclay, Esq., Second Secretary to Her Majesty′s Embassy, Madrid.
  • Captain Count Gleichen, for services on the recent Mission to the Emperor of Abyssinia.
  • John Harington Gubbins, Esq., Japanese Secretary to Her Majesty′s Legation, Tokyo.
  • William George Wagstaff, Esq., Her Majesty′s Consul-General, Rio de Janeiro.
  • William Willcocks, Esq., Egyptian Irrigation Department.
  • Edward William Perceval Foster, Esq., late of the Egyptian Irrigation Department.
  • Henry Martyn Herbert Orpen, Esq., Assistant Treasurer, Accountant-General, Receiver-General, and Paymaster-General of the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope.
  • David Hunter, Esq., General Manager of the Government Railways of the Colony of Natal.
  • George Ruthven Le Hunte, Esq., M.A., Colonial Secretary of the Colony of Mauritius.
  • James Haldane Stewart Lockhart, Esq., Colonial Secretary and Registrar-General of the Colony of Hong Kong.
  • George Robert Parkin, Esq., LL.D., Principal of Upper Canada College, Toronto, in the Dominion of Canada.
  • Sydney Olivier, Esq., B.A., of the Colonial Department.

Order of the Indian Empire[edit]

Knight Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire (KCIE)[edit]

Companion of the Order of the Indian Empire (CIE)[edit]

  • Alexander Pennycuick, Esq.
  • Philip Chicheley Hyde Snow, Esq., Indian Civil Service.
  • Brigade-Surgeon-Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Mudge Branfoot, M.B.
  • Edward Fountaine Jacob, Esq.
  • Major Robert Irvin Scallon, D.S.O., Indian Staff Corps.
  • Lieutenant Kunwar Bir Bikram Singh.
  • Lieutenant Alfred Beckett Minchin, Indian Staff Corps.
  • William Taylor Van Someren, Esq.
  • Charles Still, Esq.
  • Tahilram Khemchand.

Promotions[edit]

Salute

The Queen has been graciously pleased to approve the grant to His Highness Sir Hira Singh Malwandar Bahadur, Raja of Nabha, GCSI, as a personal distinction, of an increase of two guns to his salute of 13 guns.

Army

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Birthday Honours". The Times (35522). London. 21 May 1898. p. 12. 
  2. ^ "No. 26969". The London Gazette. 21 May 1898. pp. 3229–3230. 
  3. ^ "No. 26974". The London Gazette. 3 June 1898. p. 3446.