1st Class Private, Inf., Co. G, 30th Div., 118th Regt. Born in Forsythe County Feb. 27, 1895; son of Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Hastings. Entered service March 22, 1918, at Winston-Salem, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C., then to Camp Mills. Sailed for France May 11, 1918. Fought in all engagements of the 30th Div. Wounded on Hindenburg Line Sept. 29, 1918. Sent to Hospital No. 53, France. Died Oct. 1, 1918. Buried at Tincourt, British Cemetery, in France.