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KBE [Airport Code]

Chadwick, Henry, KBE (1920–2008)

TAYLOR, Alan Russell (1901 - 1969), PC 1963, KBE 1955; Justice of the High Court of Australia since 1952

van WACHEM, Lodewijk Christiaan (born 1931), Knight, Order of the Netherlands Lion, 1981; Commander, Order of Orange-Nassau, 1990; Hon. KBE 1988 (Hon. CBE 1977)

HARTOG, Harold Samuel Arnold (1910 - 2007), Knight, Order of the Netherlands Lion; KBE (Hon.) 1970; Advisory Director, Unilever NV, 1971–75 (Chairman, 1966–71)

HOVEN, Helmert Frans van den (born 1923), Knight, Order of Netherlands Lion, 1978; Commander, Order of Orange Nassau, 1984; Hon. KBE 1980. Chairman, Unilever NV, 1975–84; Vice-Chairman, Unilever Ltd, 1975–84

Russell, Herbrand Arthur (1858 - 1940), Lord Lieutenant of the County of Middlesex, 1898–1926; First Mayor of Holborn; a Trustee of the British Museum until 1927; Chairman Bedfordshire County Council 1895–1928; late Colonel commanding 3rd Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment; rejoined Regular Army Nov. 1914–19 (despatches, KBE); ADC to King Edward VII and King George V, 1908–19 (despatches, KBE); ADC to King Edward VII and King George V, 1908–20; President of the Zoological Society of London, 1899–1936; President of University College Hospital to 1928, and Imperial Cancer Research Fund to 1936

LEIGH-WOOD, James (died 1949), a Governor of Christ’s Hospital; Vice-President Royal Empire Society; Chairman British Empire Games Federation; Vice-Pres. Boy Scouts Association; Vice-President, Gordon Boys School; Governor, St Bartholomew’s Hospital; Knight of Grace of Order of St John of Jerusalem; one of HM Lieutenants for the City of London; a liveryman of the Goldsmiths’ Company; South African War (despatches twice, Queen’s medal, CMG); European War, General Staff, War Office, 1916–19 (despatches, KBE, CB, Commander of Order of Leopold II)


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Abbr. (in the UK) Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire.

Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

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