James Stuart Hastie

1895 Jul/Sep. Born Islington, London son of a Coachman

1901 census at Islington

1911 census at 40 Junction Road, Islington N

1915 May 31. Lands in France

1918 May 1. Cadet to be 2nd Lt. E. Surrey R.— James Stuart Hastie.

1919 Nov 1. E. Surr. R. Temp. 2nd Lt. J. S. Hastie to be temp. Lt.

1920 Feb 27. E. Surrey R. Temp. Lt. J. S. Hastie relinquishes his commission on completion of service, and retains the rank of Lt.

1920 Aug 13. Joined ADRIC with service no 225. Posted B Coy in Tipperary. Section Leader

1920 Dec 16 Promoted CQM

1921 Apr 5 to 14 Apr on Leave

1921 Apr 9. Married in London to Bertha Gray (she probably died Wirral in 1940)

1921 Aug 3 to 30 Aug on Leave

1921 Sep 25 to 8 Oct on Leave

1922 Jan 23. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1926 May 8. E. Surrey R.—Lt. James Stuart Hastie, late Serv. Bns., to be Lt., with seniority 11th Jan. 1926.

1936 Jan 4. E. Surrey R.—Lt. J. S. Hastie resigns his commn.

1941 Jun 21: RASC to be 2nd Lt — Lt. James Stuart HASTIE (191521).

1945 Feb 8. RASC. War Subs. Lt. J. S. Hastie (191521) relinquishes his commn. on account of disability, and is granted the hon. rank of Capt.

Jan/Mar 1947 Married in London to Olwen I Cropper (There are 3 separate entries for her under Cropper, Thomas and Hastie)

1947 May 21 J S Hastie and his wife O I Hastie leave UK (address given as 139 The Grove, Ealing Common) he is a sales & advertising manager and lives in South Africa. Booked to Durban

1947 Nov 30 Died in Durban, South Africa. HASTIE, Captain, JAMES STUART, 191521, Royal Army Service Corps. Age 52. Son of Mr and Mrs Donald Hastie; husband of Olwen Isabel Hastie, of Durban. Grave Ref. Block V. Grave 497A.