At the Communication of Mark Grand Lodge held yesterday, the Pro Grand Master, MWBro Richard Victor Wallis, announced that he was to retire in June.
He will be succeeded as Pro Grand Master, by RWBro Raymond John Smith, the current Deputy Grand Master.
The new Deputy Grand Master to be installed on Tuesday 13 th June 2017 will be RWBro John Herbert Prizeman, the current Assistant Grand Master, and the Past Provincial Grand Master of Mark Master Masons of Hampshire & Isle of Wight.
He in turn will be replaced as Assistant Grand Master by the current Provincial Grand Master for the Province of Leicestershire and Rutland, RW.Bro.Stephen Davison.
All brethren of Hampshire & Isle of Wight send RWBro John hearty congratulations, and best wishes in his new role.