Tour Scotland Video Hastings War Grave Sleepyhillock Cemetery Montrose

Tour Scotland video of Gunner, George Douglas Hastings, gravestone in Sleepyhillock Cemetery on ancestry visit to Montrose, Scotland. George served with the Royal Artillery and died aged 25, on the 23rd of September 1944. He was the son of George Henry and Ellen Martha Hastings, of Corby, Northamptonshire, England. In mid 1943 the Royal Artillery reached its peak strength, some 700,000 strong, about 26% of total British Army strength and about the same size as the Royal Navy, including about 5% officers, in some 630 regiments, 65 training regiments and six officer cadet training units. The Regiment suffered some 31,000 killed during the course of the Second World War.

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