DOB: 20 March 1889
Died: 3 May 1951
Debut: Round 3, 1909 against South Melbourne at Lake Oval
Last MFC Game: Round 16, 1912 against Essendon at East Melbourne
From: Prahran College/South Yarra
Number: 16 (1912)
Life Member - 1945
Games: 42 (43 total)
Described as "dapper on and off the field", Flintoft joined the Reds after winning a metropolitan junior championship with South Yarra.
He spent four years at the club before being cleared to St Kilda in early 1913 where he played one game.
Flintoft enlisted in the army's 57th Battalion in August 1915 and travelled to Europe in December of the next year. He was involved in combat in Egypt, France and Belgium. He returned to Australia in March 1919.When he returned to Australia he served on both the MCC and MFC committees, was awarded life membership and served as club president from 1947 to 1949. He also played for South Yarra amateurs on return from the war.
In 1934 and 1935 he was Mayor of Prahran, and served as President of Melbourne from 1947 to 1949. He was chairman of the MCC's football club committee from 1938 to 1949 and was Melbourne's VFL delegate from 1947 to 1950.
He was also an accomplished cricketer, playing for the MCC from 1909 to 1927 apart from the time he was at war.
Some sources say he was in the 58th Battalion.
Players who served during war
Advertiser - 30/07/1909
Age - 03/04/1947
Argus - 04/05/1951