The War Memorial have announced they’re giving up the fight to restrict their Roll of Honour to war service:
Today the Council of the Australian War Memorial decided that all Australian servicemen and servicewomen who die on operational service, including non-warlike operations, will be included on the Roll of Honour.
At its meeting in November 2012, [...]
Despite a spirited campaign to include peacekeepers on the War Memorial’s Roll of Honour the board has announced it’s thinking on maintaining the status quo:
Today, the Memorial has three honour rolls commemorating those servicemen and women who have given their lives for this country: the Roll of Honour, the Commemorative Roll, and the Remembrance Book.
The Herald Sun has a story on the mother of the late Lance-Corporal Mason Edwards who wants her son to be included in the War Memorial’s Roll of Honour here in Canberra after he died in training for his third deployment to Afghanistan:
The Roll of Honour records the names of those who have died [...]