Congratulations to those honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours

More than a thousand people have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2016 which was announced over the weekend.

Of these, 22 were people from Fire and Rescue Services from across the UK, which are given for services to fire safety and to the community. Huge congratulations from CFOA to all those recognised from FRSs.

A  full  list can be found on the Government’s website

The Cabinet Office said it was the “most diverse” since the Order of the British Empire was founded in 1917. Women make up 47% of the total, 8.2% are from a black and minority ethnic background and 5.2% consider themselves to have a disability.

Medal of the Order of the British Empire (BEM)

  • Mr Antonio DE MATTEIS:  Chief Volunteer Fire Officer, Peterborough Volunteer Fire Brigade. For voluntary service to Fire and Rescue Services in Peterborough
  • Mr Albert William Edward GARRETT: Fire Safety Officer, Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service. For services to Fire and Rescue and the community in Norwich
  • Paul Edward LILLYCROP: Lately Watch Commander, Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service. For services to Fire and Rescue
  • Mrs Anne METCALFE:  Community Fire Safety Advocate, Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service. For services to Fire Safety and Young People
  • Mr Christopher NUTTALL: Retained Firefighter, Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service. For services to Community Safety
  • Mr Thomas James PATERSON:  Retained Firefighter, Cleveland Fire Brigade. For services to Fire Safety and the community in Saltburn, North Yorkshire
  • Mr Alan Peter WHITE: Community Safety Officer, Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service. For services to Fire Safety
  • Mr Charles Greville WILLIAMS:  Watch Manager, Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service. For services to Fire Safety and the community in Burford, Oxfordshire

Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)

  • Mr Robert Thomas CARLSON: Road Safety Manager, Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service.  For services to Road Safety

Members of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)

  • Mr Laurie ADAMS: Group Manager, Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service.  For services to Flood Capability Policy and Rescue Services
  • Mr John Charles BALL: Technician, Urban Search and Rescue, Essex County Fire and Rescue Service.  For services to National and International Search and Rescue
  • Mr John Stephen BOSTWICK: For services to Education and the community in Barnsley and charitable services to the Fire Service Benevolent Fund
  • Mr Mark Nigel EVANS:  Watch Manager, Stratton Fire Station, Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service.  For services to Disadvantaged Young People and Community Relations in Wiltshire
  • Cllr Mark HEALEY:  Chairman, Devon and Somerset Fire Authority. For services to Fire Safety and Fire Service Reform
  • Miss Angela Leonora JOSEPH:  Community Fire Volunteer, Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service.  For service to Fire Safety
  • Mr Charles MCGILL:  Retained Watch Manager, Hardley Fire Station, Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service. For services to Fire Operational Duties
  • Mr Michael RODDEN:  Officer, Arson Taskforce, Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service. For services to Community Safety and the community in Northamptonshire

Commander of the Order of the British Empire

  • Mr Steven Cameron TORRIE QFSM: Lately HM Chief Inspector, the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.  For services to Fire and Rescue in Scotland

Queen’s Fire Service Medal (QFSM)

  • Sally-Anne Jane HARPER: Station Manager, London Fire Brigade. For services to women in the fire and rescue service
  • John Pattison MILLS: Lately Deputy Chief Fire Officer, Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service. For Services to the Fire and Rescue Service
  • Peter Terence O’REILLY: County Fire Officer and Chief Executive, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service. For services to the Fire and Rescue Service
  • Sean Patrick RUTH: Acting Chief Operating Officer, West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service. For services to the Fire and Rescue Service
  • Paul CONNELLY, Deputy Assistant Chief Officer, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
  • Bryan CUTHILL, Watch Manager, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

 

 

 

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