22370 Private William Rennie, 3rd Battalion, Royal Scots

1899 Born Aberdeen. He must have given a false age. I think he used a relative of same name born Woodside in 1895. His age at death is correct for an 1899 birth

1901 census at 72, Causeway End, Aberdeen

RENNIE, William Head Married M 26 1875 Jute Mill Worker
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire  
RENNIE, Barbara Wife Married F 26 1875
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
RENNIE, William Son M 2 1899
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire

1915 Apr 1. Enlisted in Royal Scots claiming birth in 1895, he was in fact only

1918 Nov 15. Posted to the 3rd Royal Scots Depot at Mullingar, Ireland. Had served in the 17th (Service) Battalion (Rosebery) a Bantam Battalion.


1919 Apr 7. Died at the Mullingar Military Hospital, Ireland of Pneumonia, at 15:30 pm, aged 20 from Aberdeen. Son of Barbara Rennie, of 144, Spital, Aberdeen, and the late William Rennie.

British soldiers died in Ireland