Marine Jamie Hutton, aged 23 of 42 Commando was killed when a Land Rover overturned at Lulworth Firing Range, near Weymouth, Dorset on Tuesday, 15th July 2008. Another passenger was seriously injured..
Marine Hutton's father Jim, a serving Marine officer said his son would be sadly missed. "Our lovely lad, full of the joys of life, irrepressibly vibrant, kindness personified and friend to all, has gone but he will never be forgotten" "He packed so much into his short life and it is a lesson to us all, he lived life at full throttle, always on the move, dreaming up his next plan"
Marine Hutton joined the Corps in 2005 at the age of 20 and excelled in training, he joined K Company, 42 Commando Royal Marines in May 2006, with which he deployed to Gereshk, Nowzad and Kajaki in Afghanistan..
Lieutenaant Colonel Charlie Stickland commanding officer of 42 Commando said that "Marine Jamie Hutton was the type of dynamic soldier and personality every organisation needs, a surfer, a rugby player, a friend to all and an outstanding operator"
The incident involving the Land Rover, which was carrying five people at the time, is being investigated by the Army's Land Accident Investigation Team and the Royal Military Police.