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Basic Biographical Details

Name: David Milne
Designation: Architect
Born: c. 1882
Died: 28 September 1918
Bio Notes: David Milne was born c.1882 and articled to John Murray Robertson of Dundee from 1898 to 1902. At the end of his apprenticeship he obtained a place in the LCC Architects Department which his fellow Dundonian William Fleming Wilkie had left in the previous year. From there he moved to the office of Leonard Stokes; and then to the theatre architects, first William George Robert Sprague and then Edwin Otto Sachs. These posts enabled him to study at the Architectural Association. He passed the qualifying exam in 1908 and was admitted ARIBA on 30 November 1908, his proposers being the London Dundonians David Barclay Niven and James Glen Sivewright Gibson, Richard Phené Spiers who had retired as master of the RA Schools in 1906 and whom Milne probably knew through the Architectural Association. By 1914 he had commenced practice at 8 Priory Place, Doncaster.

Milne was killed in action on 28 September 1918.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 18, Priory Place, Doncaster, Yorkshire, EnglandPrivate1902 *  

* 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 5John Murray Robertson18981902Apprentice 
Item 2 of 5London County Council Architects' Department (LCC Architects' Department)1902Before 1908Assistant 
Item 3 of 5William George Robert SpragueAfter 1902Before 1908Assistant 
Item 4 of 5Leonard Aloysius Scott StokesAfter 1902Before 1908Assistant 
Item 5 of 5Edwin Otto SachsAfter 1902Before 1914Assistant 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2RIBA JournalJune 1919 London: Royal Institute of British Architectsobituary
Item 2 of 2RIBA JournalJuly 1919 London: Royal Institute of British ArchitectsPortrait


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