Worshipful Bro. David Andrew Graeme SGD.

Responsible for Membership Support.

PersonalDavid Andrew Graeme

David was born in Birmingham, moved to Kent at the age of 11 months and, apart from boarding school years at the Royal Hospital School in Ipswich, spent the rest of his life based in the South East.

He worked in HM Customs & Excise for some 27 years before leaving to run a Company Formation Agency in the Medway Towns. During his career within Customs David became a Cutter Commander spending approximately six months each year patrolling the UK and Home Trade coastlines. The remainder of the year was spent rummaging vessels, car and baggage checks at Sheerness and Dover. There was also a period when David enjoyed (or was it endured?) his time as a Senior Officer in VAT. His last posting was as the Senior Officer at the Collection Coordination Unit in Gravesend.

Masonic

CRAFT

1984                            Initiated Lodge de Wydemere 6282 – Master 1991

1989                            Joining member - Midland, Oxford & South Eastern Bar Lodge 2716 (London) – Master 1990 and 2000

1992                            Joining member – Manor of Gillingham Lodge 3983 – Master 2001

1999                            Appointed Provincial Assistant Grand Director of Ceremonies

2004                            Joining Member - Gray’s Inn Lodge 4938 – Secretary from 2006 – Master 2013

2009                            Promoted Past Provincial Deputy Grand Sword Bearer

Visiting Officer – London Metropolitan

2010                            Appointed Senior London Grand Rank

2014                            Appointed Past Grand Standard Bearer

CHAPTER

1992                            Exalted Artifex Chapter 4555

1998 & 1999               “Z” Artifex Chapter

2006                            Appointed Provincial Grand Steward – East Kent

2006                            Joining Member - East Kent Provincial Grand Stewards’ Chapter 5386

2007                            Scribe ‘E’ Artifex Chapter

2008                            Joining Member – Gray’s & Inns of Court Chapter (London) – Currently Z

2009                            Promoted Past Provincial Grand Sojourner

2010                            Scribe ‘E’ - East Kent Provincial Grand Stewards’ Chapter

2013                            Promoted Provincial Grand Scribe Nehemiah

OTHER

2010                            Perfected into the Connaught & Strathern Rose Croix No 100 (London)

Appointed a Justice of the Peace in 1995

Freeman of the City of London

Member of the Rotary Club of Gillingham

Member of the Independent Monitoring Board at HMP Elmley between 2009 to 2013

Hobbies include an eclectic taste in music, anything nautical, walking, driving, Sudoko, F1, fine dining and socialising.

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