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The plaque on War Memorial Fountain commemorates Lieutenant Michael Kenneth Housden Fussell who was killed in Afghanistan in November 2008. 

Lieutenant Fussell was a member of the Sydney based 4th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment and was serving with the Special Operations Task Group when he was killed by an Improvised Explosive Device detonation while conducting a dismounted patrol in Oruzgan Province, on Thursday 27 November 2008. 

Lieutenant Fussell attended School in Armidale and was a student at the Armidale School from 1994 to 2001. Lieutenant Fussell was the first active serviceman from Armidale who has been killed on duty since the Vietnam War.


Address:Barney Street, War Memorial Fountain, Central Park, Armidale, 2350
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -30.516389
Long: 151.665
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Actual Event STart Date:27-November-2008
Actual Event End Date:27-November-2008


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 25th April, 2009
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 In memory of Lt. Michael Kenneth Housden Fussell 

Born 17 November 1983

Killed Afghanistan - 27 November 2008

Lest We Forget

Source: MA
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