Foreign News: Honors

To a Field Marshal and a donkeyman, a woman fireman and a countess, a former Lord Justice and an architect, King George VI last week gave due honor for their services to the Empire. In this year of war the New Year's honors list ran into hundreds of names, was 56 pages long, as against 44 last year. Most honors went for war services, overseas and at home. Two Britons were elevated to the peerage:

> Sir Auckland Campbell Geddes. onetime anatomy professor and Ambassador to the U.S., now a Civil Defense Commissioner.

> Sir Albert Charles Clauson, until recently Lord Justice...

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