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Ponipate Tagitaginimoce

"Tagi"

Ponipate Tagitaginimoce

(1980 – 2010)

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Ponipate Tagitaginimoce

Ponipate Tagitaginimoce
(1980 – 2010)

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Ponipate Tagitaginimoce

(1980 – 2010)
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About Ponipate
This is an online memorial dedicated to the memory of Kingsman Ponipate Tagitaginimoce who was from 1st Battalion The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment (1 LANCS), serving as part of Combined Force Nad'Ali. He was tragically killed in action in Afghanistan on Tuesday 15 June 2010.
Kingsman Ponipate Tagitaginimoce was born in Nausori, in Fiji, on 24 November 1980. He joined the Army in March 2005, initially serving with the 1st Battalion, The King's Own Royal Border Regiment before its amalgamation on 01 July 2006. Throughout his time in the Army, Kingsman Tagitaginimoce served with distinction, including several operational deployments to Iraq.
He was an exceptional soldier, one who thrived in any environment
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About Ponipate
and who was professional to his very core. Experienced, with real dedication to duty and with strong moral values, he was the epitome of a Kingsman - ready to do his duty, to set the best of examples, to put others before himself and with a smile never far from his lips.
Kingsman Tagitaginimoce had only been in the Reconnaissance Platoon for a short period of time, but he had already quickly established himself as an integral, and highly popular, member of the Platoon. His professional skills and tactical knowledge were second to none and he enjoyed the challenges that life in the Battalion's most respected, and physically, demanding role brought.
A quiet and thoughtful soldier, Kingsman Tagitaginimoce
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was an immensely loyal and honourable individual. He was a man whose family and friends meant everything to him. He was a highly accomplished and very talented rugby player; his love and passion for the game well known by all. An outstanding soldier, a gifted sportsman who was at his happiest when with his family.
Kingsman Tagitaginimoce deployed to Afghanistan in March 2010 with the Reconnaissance Platoon, 1st Battalion The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment. In the 3 months since arriving in Helmand, the Platoon has undertaken numerous joint security operations with the Afghan National Security Forces in support of the local nationals of Nad-e Ali.
Tragically killed doing the job that he loved, Kingsman Tagitaginimoce
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will be sorely missed by all within the Battalion – there are few like him.
The Wife of Kingsman Ponipate Tagitaginimoce, made the following statement:
"A loving husband and a wonderful father who will be deeply missed. Love always, Laisani."
This tribute is dedicated to the heroism and bravery of Kingsman Ponipate Tagitaginimoce. His sacrifice will not be forgotten. May he rest in peace.
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On 11th Jul 2010
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"HE SPAKE WELL WHO SAID THAT GRAVES ARE THE FOOTPRINTS OF ANGELS" - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Rest in peace Mr Tagitaginimoce.
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This is an online memorial dedicated to the memory of Kingsman Ponipate Tagitaginimoce who was from 1st Battalion The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment (1 LANCS), serving as part of Combined Force Nad'Ali. He was tragically killed in action in Afghanistan on Tuesday 15 June 2010.
Kingsman Ponipate Tagitaginimoce was born in Nausori, in Fiji, on 24 November 1980. He joined the Army in March 2005, initially serving with the 1st Battalion, The King's Own Royal Border Regiment before its amalgamation on 01 July 2006. Throughout his time in the Army, Kingsman Tagitaginimoce served with distinction, including several operational deployments to Iraq.
He was an exceptional soldier, one who thrived in any environment...

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