Life peerage for Sir William Black
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The transport and associated industries
were well represented in this year's Birthday Honours list:—
Baron: Sir William Rushton Black, chairman, National Research Development Corporation: lately chairman, Leyland Motor Corporation.
Knights Bachelor: Leonard Drucquer, chairman, Council of Engineering Institutions.
Harry Cecil Johnson, chairman. British Railways Board.
CBE: H. S. Andrew, lately associate director. Department of Highways and Transportation, GLC.
L. T. Blakeman, director of labour relations, Ford Motor Co.
T. W. H. Galley, chairman, the Tilling Association.
T. R. Grieve, vice-chairman, and managing director, Shell-Mex and BP Ltd. A. H. M. Irwin, assistant secretary, Ministry of Transport.
MBE: E. W. M. Britain, engineering department manager, Fodens Ltd., Sandbach.
P. W. Dodge, traffic manager, East Kent Road Car Co. Ltd.
A. W. Dorey, service supplies manager, CAV Ltd.
Mrs. C. J. Field, senior executive officer, Ministry of Transport.
E. C. B. Smith, garage chief engineer, R. Hanson and Son Ltd., hauliers, Wakefield.
A. J. Whysall. export sales manager, Crosland Filters.
S. J. Worrell, export sales director, Jonas Woodhead Ltd.
BEM (civil): A. Abbott, chargehand driver, Ministry of Public Building and Works.
J. T. Barratt, transport driver, Leicester Power Station.
H. J. Bramwell, traffic foreman, Tate and Lyle, Liverpool.
Ralph Coxon, maintenance fitter, Venture Transport, Consett.
F. C. Heywood, training officer, Manchester City Transport School for Drivers and Conductors.
W. J. Stock, lately vehicle examiner, Gr.11, East Midland traffic area, MoT. E. C. Watson, driver, Brook Motors, Huddersfield.