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UGLE Appointments 2013
Two distinguished brethren of the Mark Degree in Somerset will be promoted to Grand Rank at the annual investiture of United Grand Lodge of England on Wednesday 24th April 2013, both to the rank of PAGDC. They are Worshipful Brother John Muskett (Vale of Brislington Lodge No 1296, left) the present commander of the Irwin Lodge of Royal Ark Mariners at Keynsham and W.Bro John Peters (Backwell Lodge No 7964, right), founding Master of the Isle of Wedmore Lodge of MMM No 1912. We congratulate them both on their preferment and hope that they will both enjoy the honour afforded them.
Two other brethren who are also members of Somerset Craft Lodges have been appointed to Grand Rank.
W.Bro David Hughes Met GW. Taunton Deane Lodge No 5221 to AGDC
W.Bro Stephen Hawkins, Provincial Grand Chaplain, Province of Bristol, Sir Isaac Newton Lodge No 9801, to Assistant Grand Chaplain. Similarly we extend our congratulations to these two distinguished brethren.
W.Bro Graham Bowerman, Past Provincial Grand Secretary is promoted from PAGDC to PGJD. Many congratulations to him.
Note W.Bro David Hughes is the son of the late V.W.Bro TA (Tom) Hughes, who was known to many older brethren in the Province as the Deputy PGM (1991-97) and the Grand Superintendent. Tom was also a Very W.Bro in the Mark degree having been an active Grand Master Overseer.