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  1. Resources and advice on researching Australian army history and personnel.
    Tags: by family_history (16 Feb 2017)
  2. Commemorates men and women associated with the ACT who served in conflicts, peacekeeping missions and related service throughout the world, some of whom paid the supreme sacrifice. Service details and some further information where available.
  3. This site aims to commemorate the Commonwealth service men and women who lost their lives during the two World Wars but whose details were never recorded. It also identifies many civilian casualties.
  4. Use RecordSearch to find the digitised service records of Australian men and women who served in World War One plus passenger lists, naturalisation records and more.
  5. This site has over 38,000 photographs of soldiers, sailors and nurses who served in World War One. Biographical details are also included.
  6. The original aim of The War Graves Photographic Project was to photograph every war grave, individual memorial, Ministry of Defence grave, and family memorial of serving military personnel from WWI to the present day. However, due to its popularity we have now extended our remit to cover all nationalities and military conflicts and make these available within a searchable database.
  7. This site has background information on the Anzacs as well as the Gallipoli Graveyards index which includes details of 3219 soldiers buried at Gallipoli and 6393 who are listed on memorials.
  8. Searchable database of men and women who served in the First Australian Imperial Force 1914-1918. This site gives lots of information on each person including name, address, next of kin, awards, medals, fate etc. and links through to the embarkation lists.
  9. This site was created for the centenary of WWI. It contains original records from the following: Australian Imperial Force; Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force; Royal Australian Navy; Australian Flying Corps; Australian Army Nursing Service; depot unit personnel; official artists, photographers, war correspondents and historians such as C.E.W. Bean; internees; munitions workers; New Zealand Boer War service records. You can also contribute your own photographs and stories.
  10. This site has a searchable roll of honour with the names of over 1.7 million men and women who died in Commonwealth forces during the two world wars. The place of burial or commemoration is given. In July 2014 a large number of digitised records relating to deaths, burials and identifications were added to the website.
  11. These files, compiled by the Australian Red Cross, contain reports (often quite detailed) of Australian servicemen wounded or missing during World War One.
  12. Photographs and biographical information on soldiers killed during the First World War.
  13. Searchable database of Australians who served in the Boer War.
    Tags: , by family_history (14 Jun 2012)
  14. Details of officers who died at Gallipoli in 1915.
  15. Peter Dunn's website has a wealth of information about World War Two in Australia. There is information on military aircraft crashes, prisoner of war and internment camps, the civilian war effort, overseas forces posted in Australia, military abbreviations and much more.
  16. The Nominal Roll of Vietnam Veterans lists approximately 61 000 men and women who served in the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), Australian Army and Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) in Vietnam, or in the waters adjacent to Vietnam, during the conflict between 23 May 1962 and 29 April 1975.
    Tags: by family_history (13 Jul 2011)
  17. This website aims to photograph over 1.75 million war graves and memorials from World War One onwards and is being done in collaboration with the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. High resolution copies of images can be ordered through the site.
  18. This site has information about medals available to defence force personnel with photographs of each type of medal.
    Tags: by family_history (13 Jul 2009)
  19. Database of about one million Australians who served in the defence forces and the merchant navy during World War Two.
  20. Search for members of the Australian armed forces in a variety of databases including the Roll of Honour. Also included is a military glossary, information on Australian military units, war diaries and official war histories. Look under People - Family History for a really useful range of Information Sheets.

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