Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 148,143 pages of information and 233,681 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
Walter Mace Macfarlane (1877-1922)
1921/22 Obituary 
Walter Mace Macfarlane was born in 1877 and was educated at Atherstone Grammar School.
This was followed by five and a half years as Works Manager of the Adams Manufacturing Company, Bedford, and in 1914 he became Works Manager of the Motor Department of Sir W. G. Armstrong, Whitworth & Co., Ltd., for whom, on the outbreak of war, he organised their ammunition works at Alexandria, and managed it until 1918, for which he received the award of M.B.E.
From 1919 until his death on May 25th, 1922, he was Manager of the Stanhope Street Works of the Zenith Carburettor Co.
He was elected a Full Member of the Institution in 1907.