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New Year Honours

The Order of Merit

The Order of Merit, Stanley Martin CVO

Stanley Martin CVO (1955, Law) has been awarded an OBE on the Overseas and International List “for services to British diplomacy.”

Stanley Martin CVO, was a diplomat for 35 years, First Assistant Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps and Associate Head of the Protocol Department of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. He was appointed Extra Gentleman Usher to the Queen in 1996. He is a former Chairman of the Royal Overseas League.

Mr Martin is the author of The Order of Merit: One Hundred Years of Matchless Honour, published in 2006, a copy of which he presented to the College Library. The foreword is written by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, Honorary Fellow of Univ. You can buy The Order of Merit on Amazon.

Published: 11 February 2021

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