William Bennett Billingshurst was a stockbroker, member of the Regiment and member of the Lodge.

He was initiated at the age of 33 in November 1886, becoming Worshipful Master in February 1893. He became Treasurer in 1897, holding the office until 1926. He was made an Honorary member in 1938.

He was also a member of the sister Battalion Lodge the London Irish Rifles Lodge No 2312. He was made Past Assistant Grand Sword Bearer in 1936.

He passed away at the age of 95 in November 1948.