1912 New Year Honours

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The New Year Honours 1912 were appointments by King George V to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by members of the British Empire. They were announced on 29 December 1911.[1]

Order of the Bath[edit]

Knight Grand Cross (GCB)[edit]

Military Division

Knight Commander (KCB)[edit]

Civil Division

Companion (CB)[edit]

Civil Division
  • Major John Grey Baldwin.
  • Edmund Kerchever Chambers, Esq.
  • Henry Ernest Fitzwilliam Comyn, Esq.
  • Sir Melville Leslie Macnaghten.
  • William Francis Marwood, Esq.
  • Charles Henry Lawrence Neish, Esq.
  • Arthur Newsholme, Esq., M.D.
  • Andrew Muter John Ogilvie, Esq.
  • James Duncan Stuart Sim, Esq.
  • Alfred Walter Soward, Esq.
  • William Gibbs Turpin, Esq.
  • Archibald Edwards Widdows, Esq.

Order of Saint Michael and Saint George[edit]

Knight Grand Cross (GCMG)[edit]

Knight Commander (KCMG)[edit]

Companion (CMG)[edit]

  • Thomas Cooper Boville, Esq., Deputy Minister of Finance of the Dominion of Canada.
  • John Frank Brown, Esq., Member of the Provincial Council and of the Executive Committee of the Transvaal Province, Union of South Africa.
  • Horace Archer Byatt, Esq., Commissioner and Commander-in-Chief for the Somaliland Protectorate.
  • Douglas Graham Campbell, Esq., General Adviser to the Government of Johore.
  • Harry John Charles Diddams, Esq., Mayor of the City of Brisbane.
  • William Francis Joseph Fitzpatrick, Esq., Chairman of Railway Commissioners for Victoria.
  • The Honourable Alexander Hean, Minister of Lands and Works of the State of Tasmania, and recently Acting Premier, of that State.
  • Edbert Ansgar Hewett, Esq., Unofficial Member of the Executive and Legislative Councils of the Colony of Hong Kong.
  • Major Richard Abercrombie Irvine, Provincial Commissioner, Northern Territories of the Gold Coast.
  • Thomas Orr, Esq., Member of the House of Assembly of the Union of South Africa.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel David Prain, C.I.E., F.R.S., Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Daniel Woodley Prowse, Esq., K.C., LL.D., Author of "A History of Newfoundland".
  • Colonel Alfred William Robin, C.B., Adjutant-General to the New Zealand Military Forces.
  • Tan Jiak Kim, Esq., Unofficial Member of the Legislative Council of the Straits Settlements.
  • Maurice Edward Wingfield, Esq., recently Acting Colonial Secretary of the Colony of the Gambia.
  • Salim bin Khalfan, Liwali of Mombasa. (Honorary)
  • Milne Cheetham, Esq., Councillor of Embassy in His Majesty's Diplomatic Service attached to His Majesty's Agency and Consulate-General at Cairo.
  • James Frederick Roberts, Esq., His Majesty's Consul-General at Barcelona.
  • Donald Andreas Cameron, Esq., His Majesty's Consul-General at Alexandria.
  • Henry Fountain, Esq., Principal Clerk in the Board of Trade.
  • James McIver MacLeod, Esq., His Majesty's Consul at Fez.

Royal Victorian Order[edit]

Knight Commander (KCVO)[edit]

Member, 4th Class[edit]


  1. ^ "No. 28567". The London Gazette (Supplement). 1 January 1891. pp. 1–2.