What ANZAC DAY means to me

Patrick Curtis
Navy - Telegraphist (Greenbank RSL Sub-Branch)
Served: 1942-1946 in WW2

“I had an uncle that was killed on ANZAC Day at Gallipoli and another that was killed in the Battle of the Somme. I would like the Logan West community to remember the sacrifice that all soldiers have made for our freedom.”
Gary Aldridge
Navy - Acting Petty Officer Engineering Mechanic (Greenbank RSL Sub-Branch)
Served: 1959-1968 in Malay Conflict, Borneo (Indonesian Insurrection), Vietnam War, New Guinea.

“It’s about remembering those who have passed and being thankful for the peace and prosperity that we live in because of their sacrifice.”
Brad Willis
Army - Engineering Officer (Greenbank RSL Sub-Branch)
Served: 1999-2013 in Afghanistan

“It’s a day to stop and reflect on the value of the service you have contributed and help the public appreciate the sacrifices that have been made for our freedom.”
Ashley Willis
Airforce - Medic (Greenbank RSL Sub-Branch)
Served: 2003-2011 in Afghanistan, East Timor & Border Protection

“It’s about keeping the memory and history of the ANZACs alive. Commemorating those who have served. Acknowledging the families who have been left behind and still need support.”

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