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Brother David Moore

City of Exeter 194 and Ye Rose of Devon 7899

Dave joined the Order on the 17th. June 1969 aged 18 in The City Of Exeter Lodge 194, it is believed that he was and still is the youngest ever to join the Order as this was only one day after his 18th Birthday. He has grown up with the Order his Father, Uncles and also his parents friends were all Members.

He passed the Examining Council and was raised the 2nd. Degree in the City Of Exeter Lodge No. 194 on the 10th. November 1970.

He joined St. Thomas Lodge 3058 on the 8th. June 1970, Rougemont Lodge 230, on the 7th. January 1971, Ye Rose of Devon Lodge 7899, on the 19th. July 1972,

He was raised to the Third Degree in Ye Rose of Devon Lodge No. 7899 after saying on numerous occasions that he already had the highest Degree which was that of Primo, on the 14th. January 1976.

In 1977 he moved to the South Somerset Province and Joined the Pride of Gillingham Lodge No. 5880 and was raised in that Lodge to the High Degree of Roll of Honour on the 12th August 1982.

After he returned to Exeter and took up his membership with both The City of Exeter and Ye Rose of Devon Lodge, he joined Coronation Lodge No. 7396,

He then Joined the Sir George Hewitt No. 4450, on the 17th. November 1995 and Ye Olde Parrish Lodge  No. 9912 on the 18th. April 1996 both in the Devonshire Province.   

Joined Ye Oketon Lodge 1589 on the 28th. May 2001.

Dave also arranged with Brothers from Ye Olde Parrish Lodge in Devonshire Province together with Capstone Lodge of the North Devon Province and Ye Rose of Devon Exeter Province to triple the three Lodges on the 30/11/2002.

In 2003 he was awarded the privilege of becoming a member of Col Cody Lodge No. 720 in the Rhyl and District Province on the 7th. April 2003 after attending the Lodge for around 18 years when on holiday

Dave has been Secretary of Ye Rose of Devon for 20 years now, City of Exeter for 10 years, the Exeter Roll of Honour Assembly No. 15 also for 10 years and now Exeter Provincial Grand Lodge since 2008.

He was President of the Exeter Roll of Honour Assembly No. 15 in 2000 and again in 2006, Provincial Grand Primo in 2006, and Grand Lodge Delegate for the Province since 2003, further to this, Province Auditor, Book Examiner and Hospital Sick Visitor

Brother Dave has always worked hard for the Convalescent home at Weston-super-Mare, having, with the help of his Lodge,  raised thousands of pounds to purchase new items for the wellbeing of the Brothers and their Ladies that went there after illness to help them to recover their health.

Honorary Membership of Ye Rose of Devon Lodge No.7899 was granted by Grand Lodge on the 1st. August 2009.

Honorary Membership of The City of Exeter Lodge No.194 was granted by Grand Lodge on the 1st. September 2009. As Dave wanted to wait for his friends Dave and Jock.