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Bombay Chapter No 18 - Report : 20th April 2018

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Wallingford Castle Chapter No 1165 - Report: 17th Mar 2018

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Windsor Castle Chapter No 252 - Report: 01st Feb 2018

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Sinodun Chapter No 548 - Report : 26th Jan 2018

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Annual Luncheon 2018

Saturday May 5th

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John Michael Oliver 1924-2016

Maidenhead Chapter No.613

 

John Michael Oliver,  17th February 1934 – 21st May 2016

 

Princes it is my sad duty To inform you of the death of Ill Bro. Prince John Oliver 31st degree to the Grand Lodge above on 21 May 2016.

 

John went to school at Suttons boys school and then served his national service in the RAF, he then joined the family business ‘Oliver’s Radio’ in Reading, eventually becoming the Managing Director. Later in his career he worked at Farnborough with wireless technology.

 

John was also a keen politician and was a Reading Borough Councillor between 1975-1996. He became Mayor of Reading in 1994/1995

 

He was married to Shirley and they had a daughter and two sons who are masons, Simon and Tim, who are both members of our Rose Croix Chapter.


John was initiated into Victoria Lodge number 2671 on 19th March 1977 and was Master in 1988. He was also a Founder member of the Berkshire Combined Services Lodge serving as Charity Steward and a member of Caversham Royal Arch and the Lions Club.

 

John was Perfected into Maidenhead Chapter Rose Croix on the 27th April 1984. He became Most Wise Sovereign and in 2014 was conferred with the 31st degree.

 

Until his death John was the Treasurer of the Chapter. Always willing to help and we will miss him greatly.

Newly Perfected...

L B Taylor

Perfected 20th April 2018 into

Bombay Chapter No.18

G Church

Perfected 20th January 2018 into

Wallingford Castle Chapter No.1165

J Knox

Perfected 01st December 2017 into

St. Cecilia Chapter No.811

P Arthur

Perfected 18th November 2017 into

Wallingford Castle Chapter No.1165 

Obituaries

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Douglas Sulley 1931-2018

Windsor Castle Chapter No.252

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Les Wilson 1936-2017

St Cecilia Chapter No.811

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Peter Bird - 1934-2017

St. Cecilia Chapter No.811

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