Basic Biographical Details

Name: Walter J Bennett
Designation: Architect
Born: c. 1892
Died: July 1916
Bio Notes: Walter J Bennett was born about 1892, the son of Alexander W Bennett, Commercial Bank agent, Blairgowrie, and his wife Elizabeth. He served his articles with Lake Falconer of Blairgowrie, and afterwards practised at Glasgow and St Andrews. He went to the front in October 1915 with the 12th Royal Scots, and was commossioned as 2nd Lieutenant. In the following months he was accidentally wounded by the explosion of a hand grenade, and was invalided home. He then returned to the front in May 1916, and was killed in action in July of the same year.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 3Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness   
Item 2 of 3St Andrews, Fife, ScotlandBusiness   
Item 3 of 3Commerical Bank House, Brown Street, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, ScotlandPrivate1901 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1Lake Falconer (junior)  Apprentice 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Journal29 July 1916v23London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp292 - obituary This issue missing from Central Public Library so unable to check at present

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1Census records onlineCensuses