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Body of York Soldier comes home

Body of York Soldier comes home

5:13pm 15th July 2010


Hundreds of mourners have paid silent tribute to a York servicemen killed in Afghanistan.

The body of Marine David Hart from Upper Poppleton was brought back to RAF Lyneham along with that of Bombardier Samuel Robinson.

A private service was held - before their coffins, draped in Union flags, were driven through the town of Wootton Bassett.

Marine Hart, from York, was serving as part of Combined Force Sangin when he was killed in an explosion on foot patrol in Sangin, Helmand on July 8.

The 23-year-old lived with his parents, Dilys and Chris Hart. He died on the eve of his 24th Birthday.

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