Essex/England – Injured veteran Ash Hall’s stolen bike is replaced thanks to Essex Freemasons

Injured veteran Ash Hall's stolen bike is replaced thanks to Essex Freemasons

(by Robbie Bryson, Daily Gazette / Essex Daily Standard, 19th October 2018)

An injured war veteran who lost both legs after a bomb blast in Afghanistan has had his specially adapted bicycle replaced thanks to a generous donations from Essex Freemasons.

After reading about how heartless crooks stole two of Ash Hall’s vehicles in the Gazette, Provincial Grandmaster for Essex Freemasons Rodney Bass suggested the group secure him a new one.

However, building a vehicle to Mr Hall’s unique specifications was not easy, and the new £8,000 bike had to be crafted by a team of experts in Austria over four months.

Mr Hall, 28, was presented with the new bike and equipment at Colchester’s St Giles Masonic Centre yesterday.

He said: “I am relieved to have a bike back in my life and what the Freemasons have done for me is above and beyond what I could expect.

“It was completely out of the blue and it was because of the Gazette’s story that they heard about…


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