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Sir Arthur Norman Galsworthy KCMG (1 July 1916 – 7 October 1986) was a British soldier and diplomat. He was educated at Emanuel School and the University of Cambridge. In 1967, he was established a Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (KCMG).[1]

In 1970, he was appointed by the British government to serve as the Governor of Pitcairn Islands and High Commissioner to New Zealand.[2] In 1973, he was established the Ambassador to the Republic of Ireland, where he served from 1973–1976.[3]

Personal backgroundEdit

Galsworthy is the father of the diplomat, Sir Anthony Galsworthy.[citation needed] His brother, Sir John Galsworthy KCVO, CMG was the British Ambassador to Mexico 1972–1977.


  1. ^ "Supplement to The London Gazette" (PDF). The London Gazette. 1 January 1967. Retrieved 18 May 2011.
  2. ^ "Pitcairn Government". 4 March 2010. Retrieved 18 May 2011.
  3. ^ "The London Gazette, 10th April 1973" (PDF). The London Gazette. 10 April 1973. Retrieved 18 May 2011.
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
John Peck
UK Ambassador to Ireland
Succeeded by
Christopher Ewart-Biggs

External linksEdit

  • GALSWORTHY, Sir Arthur (Norman)’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, 1920–2008; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2007 accessed 17 May 2011 (subscription required)