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Walter Lindsay (c1873-1936)
1936 Obituary 
The Hon. WALTER LINDSAY, the second son of the twenty-sixth Earl of Crawford, and brother of The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Crawford and Balcarres, Hon. M.I.Mech.E., was educated at Winchester College from 1886 to 1891.
In the latter year he became a pupil in the works of Messrs. Denny and Company, Dumbarton, and two years later he entered the University of Glasgow. From 1894 to 1897 he continued his studies at University College, London, and subsequently entered the London Electric Supply Corporation.
In 1899 he went to Portugal as mechanical engineer to Messrs. Mason and Barry, Ltd., and held that position for many years.
From 1914 to 1919 he served in France, Egypt, and Palestine as a temporary captain in the Middlesex Regiment; after being wounded in Palestine, he received an appointment at G.H.Q. in Egypt, in an administrative capacity.
His death occurred in his sixty-fourth year, on 2nd July 1936.
He had been an Associate Member of the Institution since 1901.