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MR. CHURCHILL'S LIST Three Service Chiefs Made Barons Rec. 2.30 p.m. LONDON, Aug. 13. The King has approved the following honours and awards arising from Mr. Churchill's resignation as Prime Minister:— DEFENCE LIST Barons.-—Field-Marshal Sir Alan Brooke, Chief of the Imperial General Staff; Admiral of the Fleet Sir Andrew Cunningham; Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir Charles Portal. Companion of Honour.—General Sir Hastings Ismay, Military Secretary to the War Cabinet. Mr. Churchill submitted the above names with the approval of the Prime Minister, Mr. Attlee. K.C.B.E.—Major-General Willis Rowland Jefferies, for original work in the development of special war weapons. C.B.E. — Colonel Kenneth Grant Post, for work in connection with anti-V weapons. K.B.E —Captain Richard Pike Pim, until lately supervisor of the Prime Minister's defence map room and head of the upper war room at the Admiralty. PRIVATE OFFICE LIST Baronet—Mr. George Steven Harvie Watt, M.P., Parliamentary Private Secretary to Mr. Churchill from 1941 to 1945, for political services. C.B.—Mr. John Miller Martin, principal private secretary, to Mr. Churchill, from 1941 to 1945. C.M.G. —Commander Charles Ralfe Thompson, personal assistant to Mr. Churchill from 1940 to 1945. CJB.E.—Mr. George Donald Alastair MacDougall, chief assistant in 1 the Prime Minister's statistical branch throughout the war. POLITICAL AND PUBLIC SERVICES LIST Viscounts.—Baron Kemsley, chairman of Kemsley Newspapers, Limited; Baron Marchwood, honorary treasurer of the Conservative party since 1935. Barons. — Alderman Sir George Broadbridge, Lord Mayor of London in Coronation Year; Sir William • Davison, chairman of Metropolitan Conservative Associations; Sir Leonard Lyle, formerly of the Food Ministry; and Colonel J. J. Llewellin, until recently Minister of Food.

Privy Counsellor. —Sir Cuthbert Headlam, chairman of Conservative and Unionist Associations. Baronets. —Mr. Ralph Assheton, Mr. Harold Mitchell, Sir Walter Womersley, former members of the House of Commons. Knights. —Mr. Robert Cary, former member of the House of Commons; Mr. A. P. Herbert, Mr. David Robertson, Major Basil Neven-Spence, members of the House of Commons. Companions of Honour.—Mr. L. S. Amery, former Secretary of State for India; Mr. Ernest Brown, former Chancellor of the ' Duchy of Lancaster.

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KING HONOURS WARTIME LEADERS, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 191, 14 August 1945

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KING HONOURS WARTIME LEADERS Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 191, 14 August 1945

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