|Place of birth||Westport, Ireland|
|School||Ferumme College, Dublin, Ireland|
|Age on arrival in Australia||20|
|Address||26 Cleveland Avenue, Surry Hills, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Father, Dominick Hastings, Bridge Street, West Port, Co Mayo, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Casula, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||31st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/48/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||31st Battalion|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||'His father was at one time the leading merchant in Westport. Lost all his means in speculation, so my poor son had to go earn for us.' (Details from Mother)|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||France|
|Age at death||25|
|Age at death from cemetery records||25|
|Place of burial||A.I.F. Burial Ground (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 17), Grass Lane, Flers, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: D. and Bridget HASTINGS, Bridge Street, Westport, Co Mayo, Ireland|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Disembarked from HMAT Ballarat, Suez, 23 March 1916.
Found guilty at Zeitoun, 25 March 1916, of being absent without leave, 3.00pm, 23 March, to tattoo, 24 March 1916: awarded 14 days confinement to camp; forfeited total of 6 days pay.
Found guilty at Zeitoun, 25 March 1916, of disobedience of orders in that he came on parade unshaven: awarded 2 days confinement to camp; taken on strength of 31st Bn, Duntroon Plateau, 1 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria on HMT Hororata and proceeded to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Found guilty in the field, 7 July 1916, of being absent from tattoo roll call, 6 July 1916: awarded 1 days Field Punishment No 2.
Taken ill in the field, 30 July 1916; admitted to 5th Divisional Rest Station, 2 August 1916; discharged to unit, 14 August 1916. }Killed in action, 25 October 1916.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal