Fire and rescue service personnel across the UK received notice this week that they had been honoured by our Patron, Her Majesty The Queen. in her annual Birthday Honours List.
Those honoured included:
Commanders of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
Alasdair George HAY, QFSM For services to the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Jonathan Mark O’NEILL Managing Director, Fire Protection Association. For services to Fire Safety
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Miss Michelle Rebecca DAVIES, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Strategy Manager, Cornwall Fire, Rescue and Community Safety Service. For services to Victims of Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence
Ms Kimberly Jane HAGER, Joint Commissioning Manager (Drugs and Alcohol), Cornwall Fire, Rescue and Community Safety Service. For services to public safety
Michael NICHOLAS, For services to the Fire and Rescue Service and BAME community in London
Malcolm STANTON Acting Head, Protective Equipment Group, London Fire Brigade. For services to the Safety of Firefighters and the Protection of the Public.
Medallist of the Order of the British Empire (BEM)
Graham Charles BLAND, For services to The Fire Fighters’ Charity and the community in Nottinghamshire
Catherine Helena Mary, PALMER For charitable services to The Fire Fighters’ Charity in the North West.
David Paul THOMAS, For services to charity in Africa and Pastoral Care in the Fire Service in Wales.
Nigel James TRAVIS, For services to Boxing and the community in Greater Manchester.
Queen’s Fire Service Medal for Distinguished Serivce
Caroline Louise ANDERSONTemp. Watch Manager Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service
David Edward CURRY. Chief Fire Officer Hampshire Fire & Rescue Service
Adam John ECKLEY. Acting Chief Fire Officer Essex Fire & Rescue Service
Brian HAWES. Watch Commander Suffolk Fire & Rescue Service
Andrew WATT. Group Manager, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
Linda COUGHLAN. Watch Manager, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
Kenneth SIMMONS. Watch Manager, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service