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David Hart

"Dave"

David Hart

(Passed – 2010)

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David Hart

David Hart
(Passed – 2010)

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David Hart

(Passed – 2010)
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This is a tribute in memory of Royal Marine David Charles Hart. Marine David Hart from 40 Commando Royal Marines was tragically killed in Afghanistan on Thursday 8 July 2010.
Dave Hart was serving as part of Combined Force Sangin and was killed in an explosion while on foot patrol in the Sangin District of Helmand Province.
Marine David Hart was born in York, North Yorkshire and was 23 years old and lived with his family in Upper Poppleton.
He joined recruit training in February 2009, and stood out as one of the top recruits and in recognition of this was awarded his Diamond.
He passed out for duty as a Royal Marines Commando on 16 October 2009, when he was awarded The Commando Medal.
The
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Commando Medal is awarded to the man who, throughout training, shows, to an outstanding degree, the qualities of the Commando Spirit. These are defined as: Determination, Courage, Cheerfulness and Unselfishness.
On completion of recruit training he was drafted to 40 Commando Royal Marines, based in Norton Fitzwarren, near Taunton.
Joining Charlie Company in October 2009 he immediately conducted Mission Specific Training for an operational tour with 40 Commando in Afghanistan. Qualifying as a combat medic, and singled out as an impressive and mature individual, he was quickly selected to become part of the newly formed Police Mentoring Team.
In April 2010 he deployed to Afghanistan and was based at
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Forward Operating Base Sabit Qadam and Patrol Base Sangin Tufann.
During the early evening of Thursday 08 July 2010, Charlie Company was conducting a joint reassurance patrol with the local Afghan Army. Tragically, during this patrol, an explosion occurred, fatally wounding Marine Hart.
Dilys and Chris Hart, his parents said:
"David loved his family, his girlfriend and friends, many that he has known since early age.
"Throughout his life David showed the qualities of the Commando Spirit, he had a great personality and was a friend to everyone.
"His cheerfulness, his sense of humour and of course his smile will be sorely missed, but never forgotten. We are immensely proud, as
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he was, of his achievements."
Sarah Hart, his sister said:
"Dave was the best brother I could ever have wished for.
"He was caring, funny, had an infamous cheeky grin and would always be there for you.
"I am so proud to have been his sister, and of his chosen career as a Royal Marines Commando.
"He truly loved his job and relished the challenges he was facing on a daily basis.
"Dave, I will miss you so much. You were so brave and I will always remember you as a true hero."
This memorial is dedicated to the memory of David Hart. He died a hero doing his duty. He will never be forgotten. May he rest in peace.
Remembrance Messages
On 27th Jul 2010
snowy tunstill
wrote:
dear dave ,
sorry mate really i am .it was an honour and pleasure to serve with you .
I was with dave on herrick as part of the PMT.I am an RMP and served with dave in sangin just for people that dont know.
Dave was an absolute legend ,always keen , fit and never ever ever dripping.I have never met a person with such a verve for
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snowy tunstill
message continued:
life and constant smile that seemed to lift everyone around him.
Mr and Mrs Hart i am sure that you dont need me to tell you just how special Dave was and you have every right to be proud for how he was and the job he did.
thankyou dave for being you mate and we all will miss you in our own way mate you truly are a legend essence dave
Remembrance Messages
On 10th Jul 2010
corinna Robinson
wrote:
My thoughts are with the family of David Hart,my brother was also killed in the same explosion rest in peace xxxxxxxxxxx
Remembrance Messages
On 10th Jul 2010
Debra Kyle
wrote:
So sorry to the Family, Friends and Commrades of 40 Commando Royal Marines - you have lost so many recently and here it saddens me to say is another one R.I.P. xx
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On 10th Jul 2010
Pete Dobson
wrote:
I never knew him, but I and everyone else in the free world owe him a debt that can never be repaid. David gave his all to keep me, my family and everyone else safe. In the midst of their sadness and grief David's family should take pride in the courage shown by David.
A hero is someone who does not seek glory, but undertakes dangerous tasks in the full knowledge of the risks they face. The British Armed Services
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Pete Dobson
message continued:
is full of hero's and David Hart is a hero amongst hero's.
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On 10th Jul 2010
Anonymous
wrote:
I didn't know you but I feel I owe you and the other men and women fighting for us a big debt of gratitude. You show the world that the british armed forces are not scared of anything and will face up to any conflict and win. Rest in peace.
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David Hart

This is a tribute in memory of Royal Marine David Charles Hart. Marine David Hart from 40 Commando Royal Marines was tragically killed in Afghanistan on Thursday 8 July 2010.
Dave Hart was serving as part of Combined Force Sangin and was killed in an explosion while on foot patrol in the Sangin District of Helmand Province.
Marine David Hart was born in York, North Yorkshire and was 23 years old and lived with his family in Upper Poppleton.
He joined recruit training in February 2009, and stood out as one of the top recruits and in recognition of this was awarded his Diamond.
He passed out for duty as a Royal Marines Commando on 16 October 2009, when he was awarded The Commando Medal.
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