ANZAC Day is a day of reflection to remember the sacrifices made by our brave men and women in both past and present battles.
It is an opportunity to look back on our nation's history and reflect on the events that helped shape our country, making us the Australian's we are today.
As the nation pauses to remember, two of Logan's war veterans will honour the memory of their comrades.
Both Jim Smith of Woodridge and Charles Hay from Windaroo served in World War II, but fought two very different battles.
Mr Smith, 92, served in the British Army and served in London, India, Burma and Sumatra from February, 1941 until September, 1946.
He was only 21 when he was conscripted to the armed forces.
The most chilling thing he remembers is the Stainer St bombing in London on February 17, 1941, when a bomb hit an air raid shelter.
He said 68 people died.
"I was one of the men who helped dig out the bodies," Mr Smith said.
"Thankfully, during my service, I never had to kill anyone.
"That was my biggest fear."
Throughout his service, Mr Smith also worked as a radio operator.
His fellow Woodridge RSL member and friend Charles Hay, 86, served on the Island of Bowenville with American troops against the Japanese.
He was 18 years old when he volunteered to serve.
He said one of his fondest memories was a humorous one.
"In the army we were on very hard biscuits and there was never any butter on the table," Mr Hay said.
"But one day, out of the corner of the tent I saw something glistening, and I started digging.
"In the hole there was a trench filled with tins of bacon, ham, cheese and lots of other things we never saw that the Americans had buried.
"We were living high for a few days until someone reported it and then I had to bury all that food again."
Today, the two mates will once again take part in the Woodridge RSL's annual march down Wembley Rd, beginning at 8.30am, with thoughts of their mates, who served alongside them, in the forefront of their minds.
I've been trashed and need a lot work to bring me back to my former glory. The owners must sell fast and in its present condition so inspect and make an offer. It...
If you are looking for a fully renovated home with nothing to do then you've just found it. Renovations just completed include - New kitchen - New bathroom ...
Parkville at Hillcrest is a small infill development well located on Peverell Street in the popular suburb of Hillcrest. The estate is located close to many well...
You must get inside this large brick home and see how you and your family could be enjoying so much extra space. The hub of the home is the extensive open plan...
When position is the key, you can't go past this fantastic low set home situated at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac and overlooking the local park. Having had major...
Yes your home has all the charm of a traditional Queenslander home with original VJ walls and ceilings and timber floors. Built on two levels with internal...
This gorgeous Character home presents an ideal opportunity as a perfect first home or solid investment where you never leave. The home offers the unique appeal of...
Pine floors, Vj walls, front verandah. Three good sized bedrooms. Modern, renovated kitchen with walk in pantry. Family bathroom with shower over bath. Separate...
Character home with traditional charm so close to it all. Come and see our location and the lifestyle we have on offer! Lucky you! Yes vacant and ready for you to...
Two levels of modern space ready and vacant for you to move into. Yes side yard access. Modern Kitchen, Brand new Bathroom upstairs and Down stairs plus more...
Join the Community.
Get your local news, your way.
Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.