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ACLAND, Theodore William Gull (1890 - 1960), Hon. Curate, St Luke, Stanmore, Winchester, since 1955; Member The Council, Missions to Seamen; Member Board; Church Army; Christian Evidence Society; St Thomas’s Hospital’s representative on Governing Body of St Olave’s and St Saviour’s Grammar School Foundation; Member Standing Committee, National Society

BUXTON, St John Dudley (1891 - 1981), Hon Consultant Orthopædic Surgeon to King’s College Hospital, and Emeritus Lecturer in Orthopædics to the Medical School; Hon. Consultant Orthopædic Surgeon to the Ministry of Pensions; formerly Consultant Orthopædic Surgeon to the Army, Orthopædic Surgeon to Royal Masonic Hospital, Queen Mary’s Hospital, Roehampton and Chairman, Standing Advisory Committee on Artificial Limbs

TEMPLE, Richard Carnac (1850 - 1931), Bailiff Grand Cross of St John, 1927; Indian army; retired; DL, JP Worcestershire; Chairman, Worcester Territorial County Association, 1907–22; Assistant Director, St John Ambulance Association, 1903–15; Member of the Joint War Committee and War Finance Committee of British Red Cross Society and St John Ambulance Association, 1914–22; Chairman, Standing Council of the Baronetage, 1910–24

CADE, Stanford (1895 - 1973), Hon. Consultant Surgeon, Westminster Hospital and Mount Vernon Hospital and Radium Institute; late Civilian Consultant in Surgery RAF; Consultant in Radiotherapeutics to the Army, 1951–65, now Consultant Emeritus; Past Member: National Radium Commission; Grand Council and Vice-Chairman Executive Committee, British Empire Cancer Campaign; Chairman, Cancer and Radiotherapy Committee and late Member Standing Medical Advisory Committee, Ministry of Health; Member RAF Medical Advisory Board


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An army prepared at all times for action, especially in peacetime, and consisting of regular forces as well as reserve components.

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