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Department of Defence Honours and Awards

This site provides information about Defence honours and awards including medals issued to Australia’s defence personnel, past and present. The Campaign Medals section has information on, and images of, Australian and Imperial campaign awards made to Australians since Federation in 1901 and…

Information on Australian War Medals

This site by the Armed Services Assistance Centre has information on and images of:• Service and Campaign Medals Pre WWI• Service and Campaign Medals WWI• Service and Campaign Medals WWII• Service and Campaign Medals Post WWII

Digger History

An unofficial history of the Australian & New Zealand Armed Services by Ted Harris. This site contains an amazing amount of information. Topics covered include uniforms, medals, badges, food, nurses, equipment, poetry, music and much more. This site is no…

Australian Army History Unit

This Unit is responsible for developing policy and programs for the collection, conservation, interpretation and promotion of Army history. Use this site to explore this history through words, text and images. The site categories include:• Primary materials (newspaper articles, diaries,…

National Archives of Australia – Service Records

The NAA holds records about service in the Australian defence forces from Federation in 1901. Click on the War service secords link under The collection to find out how to access records relating to the Australian Army (Army), Royal Australian Navy…

Australian War Memorial

This extensive site is a must for family history research. The wealth of online material includes biographical databases; collection databases (art, photos, film, sound, heraldry, military technology, private and official records, books, journals, maps, sheet music, war diaries); digitised records…

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

This site commemorates the 1.7 million men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died during the two world wars. These include  Australian, Canadian, Indian, New Zealand, South African and United Kingdom forces. The Find War Dead casualty database lists…

In Their Honour

This site is dedicated to the Australian service men and women who served in the Armed Forces 1914-1949. It shows the burial or memorial location of all service men and women who fought for our freedom and paid the ultimate…