Thomas Hastings, 64 years of age, was a greaser in the
Merchant Navy, He lost his life when his ship, the
SS Tacoma Star
was hit by three torpedoes fired by the U-boat u-109 387
miles north of Bermuda, and sank with all hands on May 3
He was the
son of T.& Elizabeth Hastings; nephew of Mary
Myers, of South Shields, Co. Durham.
This memorial stone is situated
South of Church, left
of path South to North.