1919 New Year Honours

The 1919 New Year Honours were appointments by King George V to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of the British Empire. The appointments were published in The London Gazette and The Times in January 1919.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11]

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.

United Kingdom and British Empire

Baronetcies

Knight Bachelor

British India
Dominions

The Most Honourable Order of the Bath

Civilian star of the Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath

Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath (GCB)

Military Division
Royal Navy
Army
For valuable services rendered in connection with the military operations in France and Flanders:
Civil Division

Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath (KCB)

Military Division
Royal Navy
Army
For valuable services rendered in connection with the military operations in France and Flanders:
Canadian Forces
Australian Forces
For valuable services rendered in connection with Military Operations in Egypt:
For valuable services rendered in connection with Military Operations in Salonika:
Royal Air Force
Civil Division

Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB)

Military Division
Royal Navy
Army

For valuable services rendered in connection with the military operations in France and Flanders:

Canadian Force
Australian Force

For valuable services rendered in connection with Military Operations in Egypt:

For valuable services rendered in connection with Military Operations in Italy:

For valuable services rendered in connection with Military Operations in Salonika:

For valuable services rendered in connection with Military Operations in North Russia:

Royal Air Force
Civil Division

The Most Exalted Order of the Star of India

Star of a Knight Grand Commander of the Most Exalted Order of the Star of India

Knight Commander (KCSI)

Companion (CSI)

The Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George

Star of the Order of Saint Michael and Saint George.

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

Canadian Forces
Australian Forces

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

Australian Forces
For services rendered in connection with Military Operations in Egypt:
For valuable services rendered in connection with Military Operations in Salonika:

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

Canadian Forces
Australian Forces
New Zealand Force

For services rendered in connection with military operations in France and Flanders:

Canadian Force
Australian Imperial Force
New Zealand Force
For services rendered in connection with Military Operations in Egypt:
Australian Imperial Force

For services rendered in connection with Military Operations in Italy:

For valuable services rendered in connection with Military Operations in Salonika:

For valuable services rendered in connection with Military Operations in North Russia:

Honorary Companions

The Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire

Riband, badge and star of the Knight Grand Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire

Knight Grand Commander (GCIE)

Knight Commander (KCIE)

Companion (CIE)

The Royal Victorian Order

Insignia of a Knight / Dames Commander of the Royal Victorian Order

Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order (GCVO)

Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (KCVO)

Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (CVO)

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

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire

Insignia of a Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire

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

Military Division
Civil Division

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

Military Division
Civil Division

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

Military Division
Civil Division

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

Military Division
Royal Navy
Army

For services rendered in connection with military operations in France and Flanders:

Civil Division
British India
Sudan
Diplomatic Service and Overseas List
Colonies, Protectorates, etc.

Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)

Military Division
Royal Navy
Army
Overseas Military Forces of Canada
Australian Imperial Force
Administrative Headquarters of New Zealand
Union of South Africa

For services rendered in connection with military operations in France and Flanders:

Overseas Military Forces of Canada

For services rendered in connection with military operations in France and Flanders:

Australian Imperial Force

For valuable services rendered in connection with Military Operations in Egypt:

Australian Imperial Force

For services rendered in connection with Military Operations in Egypt:

Royal Air Force
Civil Division
British India
Egypt
Sudan

Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)

Military Division
Royal Navy
Army
Overseas Military Forces of Canada
Australian Imperial Force
Administrative Headquarters of New Zealand
Union of South Africa

For services rendered in connection with military operations in France and Flanders:

Overseas Military Forces of Canada

For services rendered in connection with military operations in France and Flanders:

Australian Imperial Force

For services rendered in connection with military operations in France and Flanders:

New Zealand Overseas Force

For valuable services rendered in connection with Military Operations in Egypt:

Australian Imperial Force
Egyptian Army

For services rendered in connection with Military Operations in Egypt:

For valuable services rendered in connection with Military Operations in Salonika:

For valuable services rendered in connection with Military Operations in North Russia:

Royal Air Force
Women's Royal Air Force
Indian Army
Civil Division
British India
Egypt
Sudan
Honorary Officers

Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)

Military Division
Royal Navy
Army
Overseas Military Forces of Canada
Australian Imperial Force
Administrative Headquarters of New Zealand
Union of South Africa

For services rendered in connection with military operations in France and Flanders:

Overseas Military Forces of Canada

For services rendered in connection with military operations in France and Flanders:

Australian Imperial Force

For valuable services rendered in connection with Military Operations in Egypt:

Australian Imperial Force
Egyptian Army

For valuable services rendered in connection with Military Operations in Egypt:

For services rendered in connection with Military Operations in Italy:

For valuable services rendered in connection with Military Operations in Salonika:

Overseas Military Forces of Canada

For valuable services rendered in connection with Military Operations in North Russia:

Overseas Military Forces of Canada
Royal Air Force
Women's Royal Air Force
Civil Division
British India
Egypt
Sudan
Honorary Members

Royal Red Cross

First Class (RRC)

In recognition of valuable services with the British Forces in Egypt:

In recognition of valuable services with the British Forces in Italy:

In recognition of their valuable services with the British Forces in Salonika:

Second Class (ARRC)

In recognition of valuable services with the British Forces in Egypt:

In recognition of valuable services with the British Forces in Italy:

In recognition of their valuable services with the British Forces in Salonika:

Awarded a Bar to the Royal Red Cross (RRC*)

In recognition of valuable services with the British Forces in Egypt:

Kaisar-i-Hind Medal

First Class

British Empire Medal (BEM)

The British Empire Medal for meritorious service

Military Division

Distinguished Service Order (DSO)

Riband and Badge of the Distinguished Service Order
Canadian Force
Australian Imperial Force
New Zealand Force
South African Force

For distinguished service in connection with Military Operations in Egypt:

Australian Imperial Force

For services rendered in connection with Military Operations in Italy:

For valuable services rendered in connection with Military Operations in Salonika:

For distinguished service in connection with Military Operations in North Russia

In recognition of valuable services rendered with the Forces in Northern Russia:

Awarded a Bar to the Distinguished Service Order (DSO*)

Canadian Force

For distinguished service in connection with Military Operations in Egypt:

For services rendered in connection with Military Operations in Italy:

For valuable services rendered in connection with Military Operations in Salonika:

Military Cross (MC)

Canadian Force
Australian Imperial Force
New Zealand Force
South African Force

For distinguished service in connection with Military Operations in Egypt:

Canadian Force
Australian Imperial Force
New Zealand Force
South African Force

For services rendered in connection with Military Operations in Italy:

For valuable services rendered in connection with Military Operations in Salonika:

For distinguished service in connection with Military Operations in North Russia

Awarded a Bar to the Military Cross (MC*)

Canadian Force
Australian Imperial Force
South African Force

For services rendered in connection with Military Operations in Italy:

For valuable services rendered in connection with Military Operations in Salonika:

Awarded a Second Bar to the Military Cross (MC**)

Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

Awarded a Bar to the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC*)

Distinguished Flying Medal (DFM)

In recognition of valuable services rendered with the British Forces in Italy:

Air Force Cross (AFC)

Air Force Medal (AFM)

In recognition of valuable services rendered with the British Forces in Italy:

Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM)

For distinguished service in connection with Military Operations with the Armies in Salonika:

For distinguished services in connection with Military Operations with the British Forces in Egypt:

Australian Imperial Force
New Zealand Force
South African Force

In recognition of valuable services rendered with the British Forces in Italy:

In recognition of valuable services rendered with the British Forces in Italy:

Canadian Force
Australian Force
New Zealand Force
South African Force
Newfoundland Force

Awarded a Bar to the Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM*)

In connection with Military Operations with the Armies in France:

Australian Imperial Force

Meritorious Service Medal (MSM)

In recognition of valuable service rendered with the Forces in Egypt: