On September 20th 2011 the Royal Oak lodge held a special meeting with both of the two son-in-laws of W.Bro Rob Downing being elevated and advanced.

Bro Nick Dono was elevated into the R.A.M. by his father in law W Bro Rob Downing and Bro Tom Priestman was advanced into the Mark, the first part by the master of Royal Oak Lodge W.Bro Alf Lawrence and the second part by his father in law, W.Bro Rob Downing. The tools were presented by Bro Nick Dono who also acted as Senior Deacon.

With Nick Dono being 25 and Tom Priestman being 23, are these the two youngest members of the Mark in Kent?

In the picture (left to right) are Bro Nick Dono, W Bro Alf Lawrence Worshipful Master, Bro Tom Priestman and W Bro Rob Downing (click on the photo to see a larger version).

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