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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…

Royal Australian Navy – Navy Publications

Royal Australian Navy – Historic publications online include:• Commemorative Publications. Collection of publications commemorating the 50th, 75th and 100th anniversary of the Royal Australian Navy • The Navy List 1905-1985 with details of the officers of the Australian Navy. Additional…

Australian War Memorial – Official Histories, Rolls & Unit Diaries

The Official Histories and War Unit Diaries include:• Digitised Official Histories for First World War and Second World War • Information on non-digitised official histories for the Korean War, South-east Asian conflicts and Peacekeeping and Post-Cold War operations• Unit and…

Books On War Australia

This bookshop specialises in battalion histories, battle research, battlefield visit guides and veteran war diary history books.

Indigenous Australians at War from the Boer War to the present time

This extensive site includes:• Indigenous Australians at War by Garth O’Connell – This includes details of prisoners of war,  bibliography, links, honour roll, biographies, memorials and more.• Indigenous Family History Research – Searching for your family’s war service records• Reading…