Name:-   Rintoul, W.

Nationality:-    UK

Age :-   29

Rank:-   Private

Number:-  316230

Medal:-

Service:-   Army

Regiment / ship:-  13th (Scottish Horse), Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)

Date of death:-   17th October 1918

Cemetery / Memorial:-    Highland Cemetery, Le Cateau

Area of cemetery / memorial :-    III.B.24.

Family information:-    Son of Sarah Rintoul, "Islaville", Blairgowrie and the late William Rintoul

Extra information:-

1901Census

West Haugh Farm, Ashgrove Road, Rattray, Perthshire

William Rintoul, head, 49, farmer, b. Forgan, Fifeshire

Sarah Rintoul, wife, 46, b. Kinloch, Perthshire

Andrew Rintoul, son, 15, farm worker, b. Forgan

John Rintoul, son, 13, scholar, b. Forgan

William Rintoul, son, 11, scholar, b. Forgan

David Rintoul, son, 9, scholar, b. Forgan

Helen Rintoul, daughter, 6, scholar, b. Forgan

Elizabeth Rintoul, daughter, 2, b. Rattray

 

Monumental Inscription in Blairgowrie Cemetery

In loving memory of my husband

William Rintoul

Farmer - West Haugh

who died 24th January 1908

aged 55 years

also our beloved third son

William, Scottish Horse,

who fell in action5 in France

17th October 1918, aged 29 years.

Sarah Mitchell

wife of the above

William Rintoul

who died 24th March 1937

aged 82 years

John Mitchell

their beloved second son

who died at Edmonton Canada

15th August 1948

aged 61 years

David Mitchell

their beloved youngest son

who died 8th October 1965

aged 74 years

Blairgowrie Advertiser 22nd May, 1915, page 6.

There is a picture of Blairgowrie and District Non-Commissioned Officers and men of C Company, 1st Scottish Horse.  D. Robb and W. Rintoul are pictured.

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