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Richard William Paul Nederick Rintoul

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Richard William Paul Nederick AWMM
  • Surname
    Rintoul AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Ned AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 33610 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 August 1895 NZWGT MaungaturotoKaipara Harbour NZWGT
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs C. Rintoul (mother), Wharira, via Pahi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 33610 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    07 Oct 1917 {Age 22} AWMMDied of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM
    Wounded in action 4 October 1917 (gunshot wound thigh and abdomen) and admitted 3 New Zealand Field Ambulance the same day. Transferred to 44 Casualty Clearing Station 4 October where he died of wounds on 7 October 1917. AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Andrew and Catherine Rintoul, of Huarau, Otamatea County.

    Embarked with the 2nd Army, II ANZAC corps, NZEF, 4th NZ Infantry brigade, 21st Reinforcements, Wellington Infantry Regiment, 3rd Battalion, 11th Company

    He was wounded in action 4 October 1917 at the Battle of Broodseinde, 5th phase of the 3rd Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele). He died of wounds at 44th Casualty Clearing Station, in the field, Belgium

    Attended Auckland Grammar School.

    Remembrance token ( card poster with photograph (the same on as on this record), decorated with hand drawn poppies "In memory of Lucia & Ella xxx Great Uncle Ned", and handwritten at the bottm "lest we forget" "left in the Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories, on the 90th Anniversary of Passcehndaele, 2007

    Previously employed as Farmer by Self, Wharira, Otamatea County AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Nine Elms British Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM IV.A.8. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Third Term, 1917. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Matakohe War Memorial, WW1, Matakohe, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School War Memorial, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      52: 17 AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School. AWMM
      Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1917, Third term. p.24. AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School. AWMM
      Obituary: Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Third Term, 1917. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
    • NZWGT: Information supplied by the New Zealand War Graves Trust as part of the New Zealand War Graves project. This project was established in 2006 to record in text and photographs the 31,758 New Zealanders who have been identifed as serving with New Zealand or Allied forces, and who died in conflicts from the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) up to the present day and in peacekeeping operations. AWMM
    • Connolly, A., & Stanes, P. Rememberance: Auckland Grammar School Great War Roll of Honour. Vols 1 & 2. Auckland: Petand Prodctions. AWMM
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