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  • Frederick Sanders ( -1950) Grand Secretary WAC
  • David Munro 3rd Grand Master of Grand Lodge Victoria (GLV) 1888-89    Could it be this man ? David Munro (1844-1898), engineer, inventory, speculator and contractor. Died of alcoholism after financial failure and bankruptcy. If David Munro & Co, then there is an interesting link there  
  • Captain Frank Reid Tubb MC . Frank Tubb served in the 7th Battalion, being awarded a Military Cross in fighting around Pozieres in August 1916. See also P00735.014. (AWM) Brother of Frederick H Tubb, VC
  • James Stuart [Stewart], Foundation Senior Warden at The Australian Social Lodge No. 260
  • Brother Drummond as Senior Tyler
  • Brother Hetherington as Junior Tyler
  • Mathew (Matthew) Bacon (?-?)  The Foundation Master NSW  . Officer of the 48th [Northamptonshire] Regiment of Foot, Initiated under Irish travel warrant, No.218   Master Australian Social Lodge 260 IC, now named Lodge Antiquity No 1 under the UGLNSW&ACT.   Might be (?-1825) who arrived Port Jackson aboard Surrey (or Surry) 28 July 1818, married Mary A. McDonald in 1821 at St. Philip’s Church, Sydney, partnered John Payne in Wellington Brewery. “Matthew Bacon , late 73rd Regiment and Commissariat Department, died at his home in York Street, Sydney on 24 August 1825, aged 36 years.”
  • John Abbott JP (c1868-1938), Leading Citizen and President Dandenong Shire Council, member 1910-22. Foundation member Australian Natives’ Association. “Brought electric light to Dandenong” Lodge of Sincerity  .
  • Harry R Roberts (born Robertson also known as Henry R Roberts) (?-1924), Shakespearean Actor, Lodge Thespian No 256 NSW
  • William John “Willie” Fennell aka “Phooey Fennell “ (1920-1992), actor and comedian,  Lodge Thespian No 256 NSW
  • Jim Gussey, born James Thomas Gussy (c1906-1990) musician  & conductor  ABC Dance Band , Gussey St Moncrieff ACT is named for him, Lodge Thespian No 256 NSW  
  • Bobby Le Brun OAM (1910-1985), vaudeville comic, theatre owner, producer, dancer, Lodge Thespian No 256 NSW
  • Leo “Lucky”  Grills OAM ( 1928-2007)  actor and comedian, played "Bluey Hills”  in TV police drama Bluey, Lodge Thespian No 256 NSW
  • Jimmy Haynes (Vaudeville Entertainer), Lodge Thespian No 256 NSW
  • Jimmy Parkinson, TV and Recording Personality, Lodge Thespian No 256 NSW
  • Ted James (Entertainer & Agent), Lodge Thespian No 256 NSW
  • Doug Ashton OAM (1918/9-2011) & son Merv Ashton, both of Ashton’s Circus, oldest operating circus in Australia and Western World, Lodge Thespian No 256 NSW
  • Charles Robert Montague Luke “Monte”  Luke (1885-1962) , renowned photographer, actor and director, Lodge Thespian No 256 NSW
  • Bobby Wright (Actor), Lodge Thespian No 256 NSW
  • Bertram Leon Cohen aka Bert Le Blanc (1884-1974), Comedian and Producer Lodge Thespian No 256 NSW  “Although now largely forgotten his influence…was as significant as Phillips and Rene, and indeed Le Blanc was readily accepted by his peers as belonging in the same class as other iconic Australia comedians such as George Wallace and Jim Gerald”
  • Charles W. Wray (1922-2013) , one of 328 survivors of  sinking of HMAS Perth and one of the 218 captured sailors  who survived  being Japanese POW Initiated Mt. Gravatt Lodge No. 325 in 1946  after being impressed by POW Freemasons.
  • Tasman Bradley or Bradley Tasman - Australian Circus Manager
  • Robert James “Bob” Fitzsimmons (1863-1917), World Champion Boxer, Lodge Thespian No 256 NSW
  • Hubert William Verco (also a famous boxer known by the name of ‘Soldier Thompson’), Lodge Thespian No 256 NSW
  • Paul Dalton (?-?) , international  Entertainer, illusionist Charlie Chaplain’s Tramp impersonator,  Lodge Thespian No 256 NSW
  • Norman White (c1887-1950) Thespian Lodge No. 268, UGLQ inaugural Master 10 Oct 1918, General Manager of Brisbane's Daily Mail      His brother was Ray White, likely founder  Ray White Real Estate (initials of brothers and place of birth all match White family originally from Tasmania  
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