1902 Coronation Honours

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The 1902 Coronation Honours were announced on 26 June 1902, the date originally set for the coronation of King Edward VII. The coronation was postponed because the King had been taken ill two days before, but he ordered that the honours list should be published on that day anyway.

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The list included appointments to various orders and honours of the United Kingdom and British India, and the creation of two new decorations:

The first Companions of the Imperial Service Orders were not announced until the following November Birthday Honours list, however.

There were also some promotions and appointments in the British Army announced in the list.

The honours were covered in the press at the time, including in The Times on the day, [1] but formal announcements in the London Gazette were spread out over the following months, in gazettes dated 26 June 1902, [2] 11 July 1902, [3] 18 July 1902, [4] 22 July 1902, [5] 25 July 1902, [6] and 2 September 1902. [7]

A South African list, honouring people for their service during the Second Boer War, was published on the same day.

Order of the Garter

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Order of the Garter ribbon

Order of the Thistle

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Order of the Thistle ribbon

Order of St Patrick

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Order of St Patrick ribbon

Peerages

Marquess

Viscount

Baron

Privy Council

Privy Council of Ireland

Baronets

Knights Bachelor

British Empire
Ireland

Order of Merit

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Order of Merit ribbon

The King has been pleased to institute an Order of Merit, to which His Majesty, as Sovereign of the Order, has made the following appointments:

The Most Honourable Order of the Bath

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Order of the Bath ribbon

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

Military Division
Civil Division

Knights Commander of the Order of the Bath (KCB)

Military Division
Civil Division

Companions of the Order of the Bath (CB)

Military division
Civil division

Order of the Star of India

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Order of the Star of India ribbon

Knight Commander of the Order of the Star of India (KCSI)

Companion of the Order of the Star of india (CSI)

Order of Saint Michael and Saint George

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Order of St Michael and St George ribbon

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)

It had been the King's intention to have conferred the Companionship of the Order of St Michael and St George on the late Honourable George Leake, KC, Premier of the State of Western Australia

Honorary Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George

Order of the Indian Empire

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Order of the Indian Empire Ribbon

Knights Grand Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire (GCIE)

Knights Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire (KCIE)

Honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire

Companion of the Order of the Indian Empire (CIE)

Kaisar-i-Hind Medal

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Kaisar-i-Hind Medal ribbon
Gold medal

Imperial Service Order

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Imperial Service Order ribbon


His Majesty has been pleased to institute a Decoration for Members of the Civil Service to be conferred after Long and Meritorious Service, and to be known as the Imperial Service Order.

Appointments in the Army

Field Marshals

General

Aides-de-camp to the King

Yeomanry
Militia
Volunteers

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References

  1. "The Coronation Honours". The Times (36804). London. 26 June 1902. p. 5.
  2. "No. 27448". The London Gazette (Supplement). 26 July 1902. p. 4189.
  3. "No. 27453". The London Gazette . 11 July 1902. p. 4441.
  4. 1 2 3 4 "No. 27455". The London Gazette . 18 July 1902. p. 4586.
  5. "No. 27456". The London Gazette . 22 July 1902. p. 4669.
  6. 1 2 "No. 27457". The London Gazette . 25 July 1902. p. 4739.
  7. "No. 27470". The London Gazette . 2 September 1902. p. 5679.
  8. 1 2 3 4 5 6 "No. 27455". The London Gazette . 18 July 1902. p. 4587.