United Kingdom

Mark Smith

"Smit"

Mark Smith

(Passed – 2010)

  • Lit in your honour for a true hero and a brave soldier.
    Lit by Anonymous
United Kingdom

Mark Smith

Mark Smith
(Passed – 2010)

In memory of

Mark Smith

(Passed – 2010)
Proudly supporting
About Mark
This is an online tribute dedicated to the memory of Mark Smith. Sapper Mark Antony Smith, from 36 Engineer Regiment, serving with the Counter-IED Task Force, was tragically killed in Afghanistan on Monday, 26 July 2010.
On 26 July 2010 Sapper Mark Smith and his Search team deployed in support of 40 Commando Royal Marines Battlegroup, Combined Force Sangin.
Sapper Mark Smith was 26 years old and from Swanley, Kent. He enlisted into the Corps of Royal Engineers in June 2001 and, following training as a Combat Engineer and trade training as a Communications and Information Systems Operator, he was posted to 36 Engineer Regiment in December 2002.
He deployed to Iraq in 2003 and deployed on his first
Continued...
About Mark
tour to Afghanistan in 2007. In April 2010 he volunteered for a second tour to Afghanistan on Operation HERRICK 12 having successfully completed the Royal Engineer Search Course.
Sapper Mark Smith was a member of the Joint Force Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group, part of the Counter-Improvised Explosive Device Task Force. His role was as a Searcher in a Royal Engineer Search Team.
A close friend has made the following statement on behalf of Antony's family:
"Mark Smith, fondly known by his friends as 'Smit' and Army colleagues as 'Smudge', was truly unique. His cheeky grin could light up a room and his zest for life was an inspiration to us all. His friendship and loyalty to those closest to
Continued overleaf...
About Mark
him knew no bounds and I am truly honoured to have called him my friend.
"Smit will be greatly missed but it is difficult to think of him without smiling as he had a unique ability to lift anyone from the most sombre of moods and was always the life and soul of the party. He loved his Army life and his courage and bravery, all inspiring. Mark was a lovable rogue and the world will certainly be a sadder place without him."
This online memorial has been created to honour the life of Mark Smith who died whilst bravely doing his duty. He was a true hero and will never be forgotten. May he rest in peace.
Remembrance Messages
On 28th Jul 2010
Nikki Jayne
wrote:
R.I.P. you are a true hero to your family and to us..Thank you for all you have done..I may not have known you personally but i can see you are a truly kind gentlmen..To the Family im so sorry for your loss i hope in time it may become easier for you all..May you be safe now with God and Angels wrap their wings around.. you will never be forgotten..all my familys love to you & yours GOD BLESS YOU xx
Please write something below
(You can delete your comment at any time and edit it for 15 minutes after submission)
Kindly lit by
Anonymous
on 4th Jul 2015
They wrote:
Lit in your honour for a true hero and a brave soldier.
Mark
Uploaded by:
Anon ymous
(Click image to view gallery)
Gold tribute.

Please log in to upload galleries

Mark Smith - tribute extract

Mark Smith

This is an online tribute dedicated to the memory of Mark Smith. Sapper Mark Antony Smith, from 36 Engineer Regiment, serving with the Counter-IED Task Force, was tragically killed in Afghanistan on Monday, 26 July 2010.
On 26 July 2010 Sapper Mark Smith and his Search team deployed in support of 40 Commando Royal Marines Battlegroup, Combined Force Sangin.
Sapper Mark Smith was 26 years old and from Swanley, Kent. He enlisted into the Corps of Royal Engineers in June 2001 and, following training as a Combat Engineer and trade training as a Communications and Information Systems Operator, he was posted to 36 Engineer Regiment in December 2002.
He deployed to Iraq in 2003 and deployed on his first...

Mark Smith is remembered by...
Nikki Jayne
X
X
X
X
(You can edit your entry for 15 minutes after submission and can delete your entry at any time)
Rest in peace Mark
I first met Mark at ****
My sincere condolences to all friends and family of Mark
My fondest memory of Mark was ****
Mark used to really enjoy ****
What I will miss the most about Mark is ****
Mark inspired me to ****
Mark changed my life by ****
If I had to sum up what Mark meant to me it would be ****
X