On Friday 4th November 2022 Brother Charlie Macvicar Almoner Lodge Carron No.139, travelled to Preston with Brethren from other Scottish freemasonry Lodges, RWM Brother James White No.1520, Brother Tom Lynch PM No.579, Brother Russell Parsons No.579,Bro John Hauton No.1229, Brother Gary Neilson No 7 breakfast was at the Angles Hotel, stopped at the truck stop on the M74 We arrived at Preston Holiday Inn Hotel, we had a few refreshments , then got dressed and then visited the Province of West Lancashire, Lodge of Endeavour No 7036 for The Act of Remembrance Service. All visitors were warmly welcome into the Lodge Temple by there own W.Brother Carl Walkden, and Brethren of Lodge of Endeavour No.7036, the WM then closed the working of the Lodge to allow families and friends to come in for the remembrance Service begin. It is the first time I have been to a remembrance service like this one!! ot was very respectful and very moving, brought a tear’s too your eyes, the Family of Brother Tony Stirling an ex veteran who passed away during Covid, his wife read out to us about Brother Tony Stirling's life. She was very brave, Brother Tony would have been very proud off her. I was given the honour and privilege to reply on behalf of the visitors on this very moving service as a veteran of the 1st Battalion the Royal Scots, the Royal Regiment, thank you WM Brother Carl Walkden for the opportunity it made me humble to be a part of this remembrance Service. It was brilliant to see our old friend Major (Ret) Stuart Simpson PM1RS, as DC, carried out is duties in a military and professional manner so proud of Brother Stuart, what a great chat we had about old times, the hospitality and the sit down meal was outstanding, also congratulations to the caterer’s. In our group we won a few raffle prizes. I presented a few gifts to the WM and DC from myself, plus Brother Tom Lynch No.579 also presented two gifts as well, then we retired to the lounge for a we sing song or two, well done Brother Tom outstanding singing but Brother Russell Parsons singing if you could call it this!! and his dancing was very funny congratulations to the actors that took part. It was a brilliant few days with new and old friends and memories to last a lifetime, Will be back next year!! Thanks again Brother Tom Lynch PM No.579 for allowing me to be a part of this experience. UTR,SMIB pictures with permission.