2017 Birthday Honours for Service Personnel and Defence civilians

113 Service personnel have been granted state honours, and 50 civilians have also been honoured either for work in the Ministry of Defence or in other aspects of UK Defence.

The Defence personnel named in the Birthday Honours List for 2017 are listed below; the full list is available here

RIFLES PROMOTIONS IN AND APPOINTMENTS TO THE MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MOST EXCELLENT ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE

As Commanders;

Brigadier Tom Richardson COPINGER-SYMES, OBE

As Officers;

Lieutenant Colonel Jamie Ian HARTLEY, The Rifles

As Members;

Major John Mark BARRY, The Rifles

Major David Robert MACKLIN, The Rifles