The King's Birthday Honours 1941 were appointments in the British Empire of King George VI to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of various countries. The appointments were made to celebrate the official birthday of The King, and were published on 6 June 1941.[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.

British Empire

Viscount

Baron

Privy Councillor

Baronet

Knight Bachelor

Dominions
India
Burma
Colonies, Protectorates, Etc.

Knights of the Thistle

Order of the Bath

Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath (KCB)

Civil Division

Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB)

Civil Division

Order of the Star of India

Knight Commander (KCSI)

Companion (CSI)

Order of Saint Michael and Saint George

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

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

Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG)

Honorary Companion

Order of the Indian Empire

Knight Commander (KCIE)

Companion (CIE)

Order of the British Empire

Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire (GBE)

Civil Division

Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE)

Civil Division

Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE)

Civil Division
Honorary Knight Commander

Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)

Civil Division


Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)

Civil Division
Honorary Officers

Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)

Civil Division
Honorary Members

Order of the Companions of Honour (CH)

Companion of the Imperial Service Order (ISO)

Home Civil Service
Dominions Civil Services
Indian Civil Services
Burma Civil Service
Colonial Service

Kaisar-i-Hind Medal

In Gold

British Empire Medal (BEM)

Civil Division
Dominions
India
Colonial Empire

Imperial Service Medal

Indian Civil Services

King's Police and Fire Services Medal

For Gallantry

England and Wales
Scotland
New Zealand

For Distinguished Service

England and Wales
Scotland
Australia
India
Colonies, Protectorates and Mandated Territories

Colonial Police Medal

References

  1. ^ "No. 35184". The London Gazette (Supplement). 6 June 1941. pp. 3281–3302.