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EXTRAORDINARY: Hertfordshire residents recognised on King’s Birthday Honours List

 Published on: 17th June 2023   |   By: Darius Morgan   |   Category: Uncategorized

The King’s Birthday Honours List 2023 was announced yesterday (June 16), with 26 people from Hertfordshire being rewarded for their extraordinary contributions and service.

In Berkhamsted, Susan Carol Langley received an OBE for public service and to the financial services industry, whilst Colin Noel Garrett was rewarded for services to violin making.

In Watford, four people received recognition. Rosalyn Carol Chalmers was recognised for services to the arts and to people with sensory impairments, Frances Elizabeth Davies for services to children and young people with special educational needs, Lennox Floyd Nembhard, chief immigration officer for the Home Office, for public service and diversity, and Bryan Frederick Smith for services to athletics.

Two from St Albans were rewarded, Dr Kavitha Kishenf for services to national resilience and Diversity in government science and engineering, and Anne Wingate for services to beekeeping.

The king recognised three from the village of Kings Langley; Patricia Mary Harrison for services to the community during COVID-19, Paul Anthony Roach for services to the State Funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, and Kevin Brendan Taylor for services to business and to the economy.

Rickmansworth resident Jane Elizabeth Scott, founder of the National Bereavement Midwives’ Forum, was rewarded for services to bereaved parents, and Radlett resident Salomon Jacques Weisser was honoured for services to the Jewish community and to Holocaust Remembrance.


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