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BITBDAY. HONORS CONFERRED ON
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SEVEN MfFHOODS IN EASTERN STATES
ONE FOR SIR HARRY BROWN, POSTAL
1*HBEE knighthoods have been conferred by the Sing
in the birthday honors list on the recommendation of Commonwealth Government House.
There are seven altogether in all States. The Commonwealth list is:
Mr. Alfred Charles Davidson (gene ral manager of the Bank of New South Wales).
Mr. Thomas Stewart Gordon, of Sydney (former chairman of ' the Overseas Shipping Representatives' Association, formerly member of the Legislative Council in New South Wales, a director of Cockatoo Dock and Engineering Company, and director of other shipping and colliery firms).
Mr. Harry Percy Brown" (Director ; General of Posts- and Telegraphs. He
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represented Australia at the Imperial Telegraphs and Communications Con ference in London last year).
Prof. A. E. V. Richardson (deputy chief executive officer of the Council of Scientifis Research, formerly Direc tor of Waite Institute, Adelaide Univer sity).
C.B.E., CIVIL DIVISION
Mr. L. R. McGregor (Trade Commis
sioner for Australia in Canada).
Mr. Gregan McMahon (leader of the repertory theatre movement in Mel bourne) .
O.B.E., MILITARY DIVISION
Lieut.-C.ol. Sydney Rowell (staff corps).
Col. Harold Copley, V.C., A.D.C.
Wing-Comdr. F. W. Lukis (com mander of No. 1 training school, Point Cook).
O.B.E., CIVIL DIVISION
Mr. P. C. Douglas,- of Hohart (for merly Deputy Commissioner of Taxa tion in Tasmania).
Mr. Francis McKenna, of Canberra (formerly secretary to the Prime Minister).
Mr. Arthur Turner, of Melbourne (senior bacteriologist of the Council of Scientific Research).
Mr. James Watt, of Tasmania (a prominent member of the-North-West Agricultural Society).
Mr. Alfred Yeats, of Western Aus tralia (representative on the Dried Fruits Board and State president of the Returned Sailors and Soldiers' Im perial League).
Mrs. Jeanne F. Young, of South Australia (a social worker).
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Flight-Lieut. W. L. Hely, of the R.A.A.F. (for zeal and initiative in searching for Sir Herbert Gepp's party and later for Dr. Fenton when lost in Central Australia).