It is with sadness to report the passing of

W.Bro. Brian John Gould

Born 29th September 1931 and died in Bournemouth Hospital 28th November 2014

Advanced into Border Lodge No. 1143, 3rd September 1982 and became Worshipful Master 1993. Appointed to Past Provincial Grand Senior Deacon in 1995 and later to Past Provincial Grand Junior Warden in 2003. He was also a member of Wiltshire Installed Master’s Lodge No 1460 and a founder of the Wiltshire Downs Lodge No 1843 in 2004.

He was elevated into the Elias de Derham Lodge of Royal Ark Mariners No 443 on 26th January 1987 and became Commander in 1995. Appointed to Provincial Royal Ark Mariner Grand Rank in 2003. He was also a member of the Reginald W Short Installed Commanders Lodge No 1460 and a founder of the Stuart Parry Lodge No 1843 in 2010.

Due to ill health in recent years he had not been able to attend lodges but he will be remembered for his work as Treasurer and Charity Steward in Lodges and his friendly smile.

His funeral will take place on Friday 12th December at St Barnabus Garrison Church, Deepcut, Surrey GU16 6RS at 1-00pm followed by a cremation at Woking at 2-00pm.

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