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David Greenhalgh

David Greenhalgh

(Passed – 2010)

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David Greenhalgh

David Greenhalgh
(Passed – 2010)

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David Greenhalgh

(Passed – 2010)
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This is a tribute to David Greenhalgh. Lance Sergeant David Greenhalgh was from the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards
Dave Greenhalgh was from Ilkeston, Derbyshire. He joined the Army in 2001 and had served on operations in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan.
Lance Sergeant David Greenhalgh, aged 25, died instantly when his vehicle was struck by an Improvised Explosive Device, in Afghanistan on Saturday 13 February 2010. His Section was providing safe passage for a patrol near Lashkar Gah, Helmand Province.
Dave was an experienced and dedicated soldier who had risen rapidly through the ranks. He had completed a vast array of courses qualifying him in almost every aspect of infantry soldiering. He was a
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Search Team Commander, a driver of almost every military vehicle, a Tactical Questioner, trained in psychological operations and keen to learn the local language.
Second Lieutenant James Brown, 1 Platoon Commander, said:
"Even before I joined 1 Platoon, I knew of Lance Sergeant Dave Greenhalgh. His reputation for always being at the centre of the action, whether it be on patrol, in the middle of a practical joke or a key player in any good story made him stand out from the crowd.
"The first time I met Lance Sergeant Greenhalgh was just after he had returned from a patrol. I was immediately struck by his professionalism, strong character and proudly grown moustache! As a new Platoon Commander I
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considered myself extremely lucky to have Lance Sergeant Greenhalgh in my Platoon, he very quickly put me at ease and spent time sharing his words of wisdom. Lance Sergeant Greenhalgh died protecting his colleagues and doing a job that he loved.
"He will be sorely missed at every level of both Platoon and Company. My thoughts are with his family and friends."
This is an online memorial dedicated to the memory of Dave Greenhalgh. He died a hero and his sacrifice will not be forgotten. May he rest in peace.
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David Greenhalgh

This is a tribute to David Greenhalgh. Lance Sergeant David Greenhalgh was from the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards
Dave Greenhalgh was from Ilkeston, Derbyshire. He joined the Army in 2001 and had served on operations in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan.
Lance Sergeant David Greenhalgh, aged 25, died instantly when his vehicle was struck by an Improvised Explosive Device, in Afghanistan on Saturday 13 February 2010. His Section was providing safe passage for a patrol near Lashkar Gah, Helmand Province.
Dave was an experienced and dedicated soldier who had risen rapidly through the ranks. He had completed a vast array of courses qualifying him in almost every aspect of infantry soldiering. He was a...

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