Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William James Hastings

In memory of:

Sapper William James Hastings

July 7, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

WR/355345

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Engineers

Division:

Inland Water Transport

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 588 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. L. 16.

Location:

The cemetery is about 8 kilometres north-west of Basra, a town on the west bank of the Shatt-al-Arab, 90 kilometres from its mouth in the Persian Gulf. Note: The Commonwealth War Graves Commission strongly advises that the Foreign and Commonwealth Office should be contacted before attempting to visit Iraq. Their details are as follows:
Travel Advice Unit Consular Division Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Old Admiralty Building
London, England
SW1A 2AF
Tel: 0207 008 0232/0233
Fax: 0207 008 0164

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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