Yungaburra Afghanistan Avenue of Honour Back to Search

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

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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Built Not yet discovered
Opened 22 June 2013 by Chief of the Defence Force, General David Hurley
Inscription

AVENUE OF HONOUR

Condition

Good

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CHIDGEY, Todd John

Service number 8513334
Lance Corporal
2nd Commando Regiment
Australian Army (Post WW2)
Born 1985

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HOPKINS, Mathew Ricky Andrew

Service number 8501535
Corporal
7th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment (7RAR)
Australian Army (Post WW2)
Born 27 Aug 1987

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GALAGHER, Nathanael John Aubrey

Service number 8534725
Private
2nd Commando Regiment
Australian Army (Post WW2)
Born 1989

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DUFFY, Bryce Robert

Service number 8437949
Captain
4th Field Regiment
Australian Army (Post WW2)
Born 1984

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ATKINSON, Richard Edward

Service number 8528235
Corporal
1st Combat Engineer Regiment
Australian Army (Post WW2)
Born 1988

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KIRBY, Grant Walter

Service number 8283840
Private
6th Battalion
The Royal Australian Regiment (6RAR)
Australian Army (Post WW2)
Born 21 Mar 1975

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FUSSELL, Michael Kenneth Housdan

Service number 8227988
Lieutenant
4th Battalion
The Royal Australian Regiment (4RAR)
Australian Army (Post WW2)
Born 17 Nov 1983

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WORSLEY, Luke James

Service number 8265028
Private
4th Battalion
The Royal Australian Regiment (4RAR)
Australian Army (Post WW2)
Born 3 Jul 1981

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