1985 Birthday Honours

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Queen's Birthday Honours are announced on or around the date of the Queen's Official Birthday in Canada, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.wikipedia
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June Whitfield

June Rosemary WhitfieldMiss June Rosemary Whitfield (Mrs Aitchison)
Miss June Rosemary Whitfield (Mrs Aitchison), Actress.
Whitfield was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 1985 Birthday Honours, Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 1998 Birthday Honours, and Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) in the 2017 Birthday Honours for services to drama and entertainment.

David Attenborough

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David Frederick Attenborough, C.B.E., Broadcaster.
1985: Knight Bachelor in the 1985 Birthday Honours

Douglas Mackay Henderson

Professor Douglas Mackay Henderson, Regius Keeper, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland.
He was appointed CBE in the 1985 Birthday Honours.

Paul Tyler

Lord TylerPaul Archer TylerThe Lord Tyler
Paul Archer Tyler. For political service.
Tyler did not contest the general elections in 1983 and 1987, but was David Steel's campaign organiser in 1983, and was subsequently elected Chairman of the Liberal Party 1983-6; and he was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 1985 Birthday Honours.

Alfred Henry Simpson

Sir Alfred Simpson
Alfred Henry Simpson, Chief Justice of Kenya.
He was knighted in the Queen's 1985 Birthday Honours.

Celia Thomas, Baroness Thomas of Winchester

Baroness Thomas of WinchesterCelia Marjorie Thomas
Miss Celia Marjorie Thomas. For political service.
Thomas was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 1985 Birthday Honours.

Michael Quinn (chef)

Michael QuinnMichael John Quinn
Michael John Quinn, lately Head Chef, The Ritz Hotel, London.
He made television appearances on iconic programmes such as Farmhouse Kitchen and Wogan, and was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 1985 Birthday Honours.

Davina Whitehouse

Mrs Davina Eileen Eliza Whitehouse
Mrs Davina Eileen Eliza Whitehouse. For services to the performing arts.
In the 1985 Queen's Birthday Honours Whitehouse was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to the performing arts, and in 1987 she was the subject of an episode of the New Zealand version of This is Your Life.

Arthur Hughes (rugby player)

Arthur HughesArthur Maitland Hughes
Arthur Maitland Hughes . For services to racing administration.
In the 1985 Queen's Birthday Honours he was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for services to the racing industry.

Paul Reeves

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The Most Reverend Paul Alfred Reeves - Anglican Primate and Archbishop of New Zealand.
Reeves was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Medal (1977), he was appointed a Chaplain of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem in April 1982, Knight Bachelor in the New Zealand Birthday Honours 1985, a Knight Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George on 6 November 1985, a Knight of Justice of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem in 1986, and a Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order on 2 March 1986.

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Eric Jerkovich
Eric Jerkovich. For services to education.
In the 1985 Queen's Birthday Honours, Jerkovich was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire for services to education.

David Simmons (ethnologist)

David SimmonsDavid Roy Simmons
David Roy Simmons. For services to ethnology and the Māori people.
In the 1985 Queen's Birthday Honours Simmons was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire for services to ethnology and the Māori people, and in 2013 he was awarded the Auckland Museum Medal and appointed an associate emeritus of Auckland War Memorial Museum.

Peter Butler (trade unionist)

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Peter Michael Butler. For services to the trade union movement.
In the 1985 Queen's Birthday Honours, Butler was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire, for services to the trade union movement.

Merv Smith (broadcaster)

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Mervyn Charles Smith.
In the 1985 Queen's Birthday Honours, Smith was awarded the Queen's Service Medal for community service.

Ronald Bridge

Ronald George Blacker Bridge, Commissioner for Labour, Hong Kong.
For his public services, he was awarded Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 1985 Birthday Honours and Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 1990 New Year Honours.

Jean Wishart

Jean Boughton Wishart
Miss Jean Boughton Wishart. For services to journalism.
In the 1985 Queen's Birthday Honours, Wishart was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire, for services to journalism.

Reinhart Langer

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Prof. Reinhart Hugo Michael Langer. For services to agricultural education.
Following his retirement from Lincoln, Langer was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the 1985 Queen's Birthday Honours, for services to agricultural education.

Dick Brittenden

R. T. BrittendenRichard Trevor Brittenden
Richard Trevor Brittenden. For services to sporting journalism.
He was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire in the 1985 Queen's Birthday Honours for services to sporting journalism.

Ronnie Moore (speedway rider)

Ronnie MooreMooreRonny Moore
Ronald Leslie Moore. For services to speedway sport.
Moore was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire in the 1985 Queen's Birthday Honours for services to speedway sport.

George Laking

George Robert LakingGeorge Robert Laking
* George Robert Laking - Chief Ombudsman 1977-84.
He was made a Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George in the 1985 Queen's Birthday Honours.

Donald McIntyre

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Donald Conroy McIntyre . For services to opera.
In the 1985 Queen's Birthday Honours, he was promoted to Commander of the Order of the British Empire.

Shirley Tonkin

Dr Shirley Lyford Tonkin
Dr Shirley Lyford Tonkin. For services to medicine and welfare.
In the 1985 Queen's Birthday Honours Tonkin was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for services to medicine and welfare.

Jean Herbison

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Miss Jean Marjory Herbison . For services to education.
She was appointed a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 1985 Queen's Birthday Honours.

Sam Hunt (poet)

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Sam Hunt (Samuel Percival Hunt).
He was awarded the Queen's Service Medal for community service in the 1985 Queen's Birthday Honours and in the 2010 Queen's Birthday Honours, he was appointed a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit, for services to poetry.