At the Installation of Eyre Mark Lodge No. 40 in July, RWBro. Douglas Watson

was awarded the Office of RW Deputy Grand Master of Grand Mark Lodge of South Australia and Northern Territory by the MW Grand Master Colin Preece.


This is the highest award conferred on a member of the Eyre Mark Lodge No. 40, mainly in recognition of what Mr Watson has contributed to Freemasonry on Eyre Peninsula.


He was initiated into Port Lincoln Lodge No. 45 on February 18, 1950, and was Woshipful Master of Port Lincoln Lewis Lodge No. 198 in 1970.


Mr Watson was Worshipful Master of Eyre Mark Lodge in

1980 and 1994, a member of the Royal Arch Chapter for more than 50 years, First Principal of Royal Arch Chapter in 1990, member of Royal Arch Mariners for many years and

Commander in 1987.


(Photo Above ) - MWBro. Colin Preece presents RWBro. Douglas Watson with the conferred rank of Past Deputy Grand Master (Mark).