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HastingsWPrivateDemise: Died
Place: Cape Town?
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
Imperial Yeomanry
HastingsW2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Gloucestershire Regiment
HastingsW2414SapperQSA (3) CC OFS Tr. KSA

TNA ref 158/102: 314/130

Roll states medal returned to Woolwich
Royal Engineers, Fortress Company, 47th
HastingsW C M2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Manchester Regiment
HastingsW C N2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Manchester Regiment
HastingsW G5953Rifleman3rd Battalion
Demise: Died of disease - enteric fever 13 May 1900
Place: Pmburg. Ft Napier
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
King's Royal Rifle Corps
HastingsW G 5953Private3rd Btn. Died of enteric at Pietermaritzburg. 13 May 1900.
Source: Natal Field Force Casualty Roll, page 149 line 51
King's Royal Rifle Corps
HastingsW H4th Volunteer Company
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Northumberland Fusiliers
HastingsW H2nd Volunteer Company
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Northumberland Fusiliers
HastingsW JSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsSouth African Constabulary
HastingsWarren40563TrooperSource: QSA Medal Rolls144th Company, 32nd Btn, IY
HastingsWilfred Charles NorringtonCaptainHASTINGS, WILFRED CHARLES NORRINGTON, Captain, was born at Devonport 24 December 1873, son of the Reverend Francis Henry Hastings, retired Captain, RN. He was educated at Trinity College School, Stratford-on-Avon, and entered the 4th Battalion South Wales Borderers in 1892; was seconded for the Sierra Leone Frontier Force in 1898; served in the Hut Tax War, 1898-99 (wounded; Medal and clasp). On 24 June 1899, he entered the Manchester Regiment, and became Lieutenant 1 December 1899, and Captain 25 December 1901. He served in the South African War, 1900-2, taking part in operations in the Orange Free State, April, 1900; operations in the Transvaal, east of Pretoria, August to September and November 1900 operations in Orange River Colony, May to 29 November 1900, including actions at Biddulphsberg and Wittebergen; operations in Cape Colony, south of Orange River, April 1900; operations in the Transvaal, July 1901; operations in Orange River Colony, 30 November 1900 to 31 May 1902. He was awarded the South African and King's Medals; mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 29 July 1902], and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 31 October 1902]: "Wilfred Charles Norrington Hastings, Captain, Manchester Regiment. In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa". He was employed with the West African Frontier Force, 28 March 1903 to 3 August 1909, and served with the 1st Battalion Northern Nigerian Regiment 1903; with the Mumshi Expedition, 1906. He served in the European War, in France, 1914; became Temporary Lieutenant Colonel 17 April 1915, commanding the Sierra Leone Battalion West African Frontier Force, and took part in the Cameroon Campaign, 1915-16. His chief pastimes were shooting, fishing and boxing.
DSO, East & West Africa (1) Sierra Leone 1898-9 (Capt Manchr Regt), QSA (3) CC Trans Witt (Lt, Man Regt), KSA (2) (Lt Man Regt), 1914 Star (Capt DSO Man Regt), BWM, Victory Medal (Lt Col). BDW 1991 est £1,000-1,200. DNW 2002 £3,300.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Manchester Regiment
HastngagerF G HSource: WO100/279Cape Government Railways
HastonAlexander44264TrooperNo known Company. Served in 39th Btn IY
Source: QSA Medal Rolls
Imperial Yeomanry
HastonD838TrooperDemise: Died 23 Nov 1902
Place: Potchefstroom?
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
South African Constabulary
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