Yungaburra Afghanistan Avenue of Honour Back to Search

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Location Tinnaburra Drive, Yungaburra, Tablelands - Queensland, Australia
Type memorial

The Afghanistan Avenue of Honour is a living memorial dedicated to the memory of all who served in the fight against terror in Afghanistan and to those brave and selfless Australians who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of freedom and liberty.

The Avenue symbolises the final journey home of the fallen, and preserves forever the gratitude and respect the nation bestows on all those to whom we owe a debt… that can never be repaid.

The Avenue follows the path of fallen Commando Ben Chuck’s Gun Carriage, July 1st 2010, and symbolises the ‘final journey home’ of the Fallen.

A plaque representing each fallen soldier is placed on an ‘Honour Board’ in close proximity to the Memorial. The landscape surrounds give visitors the opportunity to pause and reflect and a place to pay their respects. The emphasis of the Avenue is directed to the living, natural, free, open aspects of the trees, stunning location, pristine water views and the enhancement of the existing picturesque environment.

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Opened 22 June 2013 by Chief of the Defence Force, General David Hurley




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Service number 8542304
Lance Corporal
2/14th Light Horse Regiment (Queensland Mounted Infantry)
Australian Army
Born 1972

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WORSLEY, Luke James

Service number 8265028
4th Battalion
The Royal Australian Regiment (4RAR)
Australian Army
Born 3 Jul 1981

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HOPKINS, Mathew Ricky Andrew

Service number 8501535
7th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment (7RAR)
Australian Army
Born 27 Aug 1987

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ATKINSON, Richard Edward

Service number 8528235
1st Combat Engineer Regiment
Australian Army
Born 1988

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SHER, Gregory Michael

Service number 8243734
1st Commando Regiment
Australian Army
Born 1978

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MCCARTHY, Sean Patrick

Service number 8215477
Special Air Service Regiment (SAS)
Australian Army
Born 5 Jan 1983

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MOERLAND, Jacob Daniel

Service number 8530756
2nd Combat Engineer Regiment
Australian Army
Born 14 Jan 1989

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GAVIN, Luke Nathan

Service number 8496923
Lance Corporal
2nd Battalion
The Royal Australian Regiment (2 RAR)
Australian Army
Born 1982

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