Fallen Diggers: In Memory of Australian Soldiers Who Died in Afghanistan

"Night shall fold him in soft wings"


Corporal Cameron Stewart Baird, Sydney-based 2nd Commando Regiment.


Corporal Scott James Smith, Special Operations Engineer Regiment.
Lance Corporal Stjepan ‘Rick’ Milosevic, 2nd/14th Light Horse Regiment, Queensland Mounted Infantry (2/14 LHR (QMI))
Private Robert Poate, 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (6 RAR)
Sapper James Thomas Martin, 2nd Combat Engineer Regiment
Private Nathanael Galagher, 2nd Commando Regiment
Lance Corporal Mervyn McDonald, 2nd Commando Regiment
Sergeant Blaine Diddams, SAS (Perth)


Lance Corporal Luke Gavin, 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (Townsville)
Corporal Ashley Birt, 1 Topo Svy Sqn
Captain Bryce Duffy, 4th Field Rgt, Royal Australian Artillery (Townsville)
Private Matthew Lambert, 2RAR (Townsville)
Sergeant Todd Langley, 2nd Commando Regiment (Sydney)
Sapper Rowan Robinson
Lance Corporal Andrew Jones, cook at 9th Force Support Battalion (9FSB) at RAAF Amberley in QLD.
Lieutenant Marcus Case, Army Helicopter Pilot
Sergeant Brett Wood, 2nd Commando Regiment
Sapper Jamie Larcombe, 1st Combat Engineer Regiment (Darwin)
Corporal Richard Edward Atkinson, 1st Combat Engineer Regiment (Darwin)


Lance Corporal Jared MacKinney, 6th Battalion Royal Australian Regiment (Brisbane)
Private Tomas Dale, 6th Battalion Royal Australian Regiment ( Brisbane)
Private Grant Kirby, 6th Battalion Royal Australian Regiment (Brisbane)
Trooper Jason Thomas Brown, S.A.S. (Perth)
Private Nathan Bewes, 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (Brisbane)
Private Tim Aplin, 2nd Commando Regiment (Sydney)
Private Ben Chuck, 2nd Commando Regiment (Sydney)
Private Scott Palmer, 2nd Commando Regiment (Sydney)
Sapper Jacob Moerland, 2nd Combat Engineer Regiment, Brisbane
Sapper Darren Smith, 2nd Combat Engineer Regiment, Brisbane, Dog Handler, and his dog Herbie


Private Benjamin Ranaudo 1RAR (Townsville)
Sergeant Brett Till, EOD Incident Response Regiment (Holsworthy)
Corporal Mathew Hopkins 7RAR (Darwin)
Private Gregory Sher 1st Commando Regiment


Lieutenant Michael Fussell 4RAR
Signaller Sean McCarthy SASR
Lance Corporal Jason Marks 4RA
Rifleman Stuart Nash, 1st Battalion The Rifles (Britain)


Private Luke Worsley 4RAR
Sergeant Matthew Locke SAS
Trooper David Pearce 2/14 Light Horse Regiment (Brisbane)


Sergeant Andrew Russell SASR

They went with songs to the battle, they were young,
Straight of limb, true of eyes, steady and aglow,
They were staunch to the end against odds uncounted,
They fell with their faces to the foe.