Succeeded to the Lordship of the Manor of Holdingham in the administrative county of Lincolnshire,
England on 1st February, 1991.
Knight Commander of the Order of the Eagle of Georgia and the Seamless Tunic of Our Lord Jesus
Christ under the head of the Royal House of Georgia His Royal Highness Prince Davit Bagrationi Mukhrun Batonishvili.
Knight Officer of the Australian Grand Priory of the Sovereign Military Order of the Temple of
Jerusalem under the auspices of the Grand Master S.A.E. The Prince Regent Conde Don Fernando Campello Pinto Pereira de Sousa
Fontes of Portugal.
The Royal Engineers Territorial Army Band, Brighton, East Sussex, England 1959-61.
The Royal Air Force Music Services, England, 1961-66.
The Central Band of the Royal Australian Air Force, Australia, 1966-73.
TOURS OF DUTY:
The Band of the Royal Air Force Regiment :
The Central Band of the Royal Australian Air Force :
Papua New Guinea.
The Australian Defence Medal.
The Republic of Nauru Independence Medallion 1968.
The United Nations 2001 Year of the Volunteer Medal.
The Legion of Frontiersmen, Long and Efficient Service Medal.
The Legion of Frontiersmen, Australian Medal of Merit.
The Legion of Frontiersmen, Canadian Divisional Service Cross.
BADGES & MEDALS:
Presented with Her Majesty's Armed Forces "Veteran's Lapel Badge" in recognition of my service
to the United Kingdom.
Presented with the "Badge of Merit" from the Victorian
Awarded the Gold and Bronze Medals in Bandmastership from the Victoria College of Music, London.
Awarded the Gold Medal in Bandmastership from the National College of Music, London.
Awarded the Webber Cup for the year 1956 for the student making the most progress in the Patcham
Youth Brass Band. Patcham, East Sussex, England.
Presented a plaque for "Service to Music" by the Wonthaggi Citizens Band. Wonthaggi, Victoria,
Awarded the School Colours for Cricket. Patcham County Secondary School, Patcham, East Sussex,
PROFESSIONAL MUSIC ASSOCIATIONS:
Fellow of the Metropolitan College of Musicians.
Life Member of the Faculty of Church Music (part of the Central School of Religion).
Member of The Institute of Music Teachers. Australia.
Member of The Royal Air Force Music Services Association.
Companion of The Company of Armigers (Australian Chapter).
Officer in The Legion of Frontiersmen (Retired List).
Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts.
Fellow of The Society of Victorian Scots.
Hon. Fellow of the Armorial and Heraldry Society of Australasia.
Life Member of the Monarchist League in Australia (Victorian Chapter).
Life Member of The Royal Society of St. George (Melbourne Branch).
Life Member L'Association Nationale des Croix de Guerre et de la Valeur Militaire.
Life Member of The Federation des Combattants Allies en Europe. UK Sector.
Life Member of the Armorial & Heraldry Society of Australasia.
Life Member of the Honorable Association of Scottish Armigers.
Life Member of The International Freelance Photographers Organisation.
Member of The International Heraldry Society.
Member of The Manorial Society of Great Britain.
Member of the Blaker Society.
Member of the Royal Automobile Club of Victoria.
Member of the British Australian Pensioner Association.
The International Who's Who in Music, 12th Edition.
The International Who's Who of Intellectuals, 9th Edition.
Men of Achievement, 15th and 16th Editions.
Who's Who in Australasia and the Far East, 2nd Edition.
Dictionary of International Biography, 23rd Edition.
The International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England.
The International Directory of Distinguished Leadership, 5th Edition.
Five Hundred Leaders of Influence, 2nd Edition.
The American Biographical Institute Inc.