The 'honour' group
These nouns are used to indicate that something is done to honour or thank someone.
in appreciation of ... in gratitude (to ...) in homage (to ...) in honour of ... in memory of ... in praise of ... in recognition of ... in remembrance (of ...) in their honour in their memory
In 1995 the Queen hosted a 60th birthday lunch in honour of King Hussein of Jordan.
Her family were determined to start a fund in her memory to help the 30,000 people a year with the same disease in this country.
The Irish rock star was awarded the honour in March in recognition of his contribution to music and humanitarian work.