HASTINGS, William

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Rank: Private

Year of death: 1915

Date of birth: 1895

Date of death: 8/9/1915

Place of death:

Service number: 2091

Regiment: 5th Battalion Alexander Yorkshire Regiment

Medals:

Cemetery location: Section K

Where remembered?:
Syrians Military Cemetery 1XH 3
Gladstone Road School Memorial

Biographical Information

William was the son of William, a house painter, and Louisa, of 9 Caledonia Street, Scarborough. He attended Gladstone Road infants and junior schools, leaving at the age of 12 to be apprenticed to house painter George Duke of Victoria Road. William was a cornet player with Scarborough Salvation Army Band. He enlisted in September 1914.

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