As tens of thousands gather across Australia to mark Anzac Day on Thursday, a number will also gather at Thailand's Hellfire Pass, also known Konyu Cutting.
Among about 15 serving members of the Australian Defence Force, Tasmanian Lance Corporal Andrew Porter will represent the Royal Australian Regiment Foundation.
It may be Corporal Porter's first time representing the foundation and Army for a service at the site, but it will not be his first visit.
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Now based at Duntroon Military Colllege Canberra in a support platoon, Corporal Porter enlisted in the regular infantry in 2014.
After initial training, he was posted to Townsville with the 2nd Royal Australia Regiment for three years, before a posting to Rifle Company Butterworth - an Australian Army infantry company based in Malaysia - from which he did a tour up to the site.
The section was a significant point in the construction of the Burma-Thailand railway, with construction beginning on 25 April, 1943 and including more than 400 Australian prisoners of war - at least 700 Allied prisoners died or were killed by its completion about four months later.
"It was really tough going for them. They had little food, no clothing," Corporal Porter said. "Now I'm in Canberra [going to the dawn service there is] something that I wanted to do. I had family members fight in the First and Second World War."
For Corporal Porter, Anzac Day is one which demands respect for those who served before, "whether it was 1914 or 2014. If you go over there you understand ... being a 25-year-old, being there in uniform walking through where our boys lost our lives is a very touching."