Wilfrid Sim

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Sir Wilfrid Joseph Sim KBE MC OStJ QC (3 November 1890 – 5 November 1974) was a notable New Zealand lawyer and soldier. He was born in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand in 1890.[1]

He was appointed an Officer of the Order of St John in 1946.[2] In the 1951 New Year Honours he was appointed a Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire for public services.[3]

Sim was a Christchurch City Councillor from 1925 to 1927.[1] He was a member of the National Party and became its president for seven years from 1944 to 1951.[4]


  1. ^ a b Barton, G. P. "Wilfrid Joseph Sim". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved 1 December 2011.
  2. ^ "No. 37417". The London Gazette. 1 January 1946. p. 203.
  3. ^ "No. 39106". The London Gazette (Supplement). 1 January 1951. p. 40.
  4. ^ Gustafson 1986, p. 289.