1904 New Year Honours

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The New Year Honours 1904 were appointments by Edward VII to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by members of the British Empire. They were published on 29 December 1903[1] and 1 January 1904.[2]

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.

Order of the Star of India[edit]

Knights Commander (KCSI)[edit]

  • Arundel Tagg Arundel, Esq, CSI, Indian Civil Service, an Ordinary Member of the Council of the Governor-General.
  • James Austin Bourdillon, Esq, CSI, Indian Civil Service, Resident in Mysore and Chief Commissioner of Coorg, lately Acting Lieutenant-Governor of Bengal.

Companions (CSI)[edit]

  • Edmund McGildowny Hope Falton, Esq, Indian Civil Service, Member of the Council of the Governor of Bombay.
  • Alfred Brereton, Esq, Secretary to the Government of India, Public Works Department, Railway Branch.
  • John Hooper, Esq, Indian Civil Service, Officiating Member of the Board of Revenue, and a Member of the Council of the Lieutenant-Governor of the United Provinces for making Laws and Regulations.
  • William Thomas Hall, Esq, Indian Civil Service, Financial Commissioner of Burma, and a Member of the Council of the Lieutenant-Governor of Burma for making Laws and Regulations.
  • Richard Townsend Greer, Esq, Indian Civil Service, Chairman of the Corporation of Calcutta, and a Member of the Council of the Lieutenant-Governor of Bengal for making Laws and Regulations.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Henry Jennings, Royal Engineers, Resident in the Western States of Rajputana.
  • Harold Arthur Stuart, Esq, Indian Civil Service, Inspector-General of Police, Madras, lately Secretary, Indian Police Commission.

The Royal Victorian Order[edit]

Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order (GCVO)[edit]

Honorary

Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (KCVO)[edit]

Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (CVO)[edit]

Honorary
  • Prince Serge Belosselsky-Belozersky, Captain of His Imperial Majesty the Emperor of Russia's Horse Guards, and Aide-de-Camp to His Imperial Highness the Grand Duke Wladimir Alexandrovitch of Russia.
  • Monsieur Alexandra de Etter, Chamberlain to His Imperial Majesty the Emperor of Russia, and attached to the Suite of Her Imperial Highness the Grand Duchess Wladimir Alexandravitch of Russia.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Louis Rohdendorff, M.V.O., His Imperial Majesty the Emperor of Russia's Feldjager Corps.

Member of the Royal Victorian Order, 4th class (MVO)[edit]

  • Lieutenant-Colonel Gordon Carter, late 1st Life Guards.
  • Harold Edwin Boulton, Esq., Honorary Treasurer Queen Victoria's Jubilee Institute for Nurses.

Member of the Royal Victorian Order, 5th class (MVO)[edit]

  • Second Lieutenant Charles Godfrey, Royal Horse Guards.

Order of the Indian Empire[edit]

Knights Commander (KCIE)[edit]

  • Major-General Sir Edmond Roche Elles, KCB, Royal Artillery, an Ordinary Member of the Council of the Governor-General.
  • Sardar Sultan Jan Saddozai, CIE, lately Extra Assistant Commissioner at Headquarters, Kohat.

Companions (CIE)[edit]

  • William Thomas Blanford, Esq, late of the Geological Survey of India.
  • Gopal Krishna Gokhale, Esq, an Additional Member of the Council of the Governor-General for making Laws and Regulations.
  • Robert Douglas Hare, Esq, Commissioner of Berar.
  • William Bell, Esq, Director of Public Instruction in the Punjab, and Undersecretary to the Government of the Punjab, Educational Department.
  • Claude Hamilton Archer Hill, Esq, Indian Civil Service, Deputy Secretary to the Government of India in the Foreign Department, lately Private Secretary to the Governor of Bombay.
  • Edward Henry Scamander Clarke, Esq, Assistant Secretary to the Government of India, Foreign Department.
  • Webster Boyle Gordon, Esq, Superintending Engineer, lately Secretary to the Indian Irrigation Commission.
  • James Walker, Esq, Indian Civil Service, Deputy Commissioner of Nagpur.
  • Major Robert Arthur Edward Benn, Indian Army, Vice-Consul for Seistan and Kain.
  • Madhu Sudhan Das, Esq, of Cuttack, lately a Member of the Council of the Lieutenant-Governor of Bengal for making Laws and Regulations.
  • George James Perram, Esq, lately Chief Engineer and Secretary to the Chief Commissioner of Assam, Public Works Department.
  • Raja Partab Bahadur Singh, Talukdar of Kila Partabgarh, Oudh.
  • Raja Jahaudad Khan, Khan Bahadur, Extra Assistant Commissioner in the Punjab.

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "No. 27631". The London Gazette (Supplement). 1 January 1904. pp. 1–2.