Grand Master’s Distinguished Certificate of Merit

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At the 2016 meeting of the Grand Court, the Most Worshipful Grand Master introduced the Grand Master’s Distinguished Certificate of Merit as an award in his gift to be the ‘Ne Plus Ultra’ of the Masonic Order of Athelstan. As befits such a high, meritorious and prestigious award recipients shall be allowed to have the denomination CofM placed immediately after their names and any civil award, and before any ranks held in the Order of Athelstan and the Appendant Order of the Scarlet Mantle. The designation is applicable only within the context of the Masonic Order of Athelstan.

At the 2016 meeting of the Grand Court, the Most Worshipful Grand Master was pleased to award the Certificate of Merit to the following worthy brethren:

  • R W Bro Dr John Benjamin Lloyd, OStJ, CofM, GCh, GCSM, Deputy Grand Master
  • R W Bro David Buxton, CofM, PGHCh, GCSM, Past Deputy Grand Master
  • R W Bro Raymond Norman Dinning, CofM, GCSM, Past Provincial Grand Master of Lindsey