Boer War

Australian War Memorial – Search for a person

The Search for a person will guide you to relevant areas of the site. Search by name, service number or unit name across the following and then filter the returns by conflict:• Roll of Honour (102846) – Details of members…

Family History South Australia – FamilyHistorySA

FamilyHistorySA, by Barry Leadbeater, aims to provide free information for family history and genealogy research on South Australians and their ancestors at home and abroad. The searchable databases include:• Pioneer family arrivals, births and marriages• Early shipping arrivals and passenger…

Virtual War Memorial Australia

Virtual War Memorial Australia is an outstanding commemorative collection, purpose built to honour the personal experiences of all those who have served the nation in times of conflict, from the Boer War through to Afghanistan. It pays special honour to…

National Archives of Australia – Research Guides

National Archives of Australia’s Research Guides – You can browse and purchase copies from the online shop or download them for free from this site. Guides available include: • Twenty seven research guides covering immigration (British, Chinese, Jewish, child), foreign…

Discovering Anzacs

Use the site search function to explore a growing selection of government records about Australians and New Zealanders in World War I and the Boer War covering soldiers, munitions workers, nurses, conscription, internment, wartime copyright and patents, defence correspondence and…

Graves and memorials of Australians in the Boer War

This site, by the Heraldry & Genealogy Society of Canberra, aims to document all graves and memorials of Australians who served in the Boer War 1899-1900. Use this site to search South African memorials, Australian memorials, biographies and maps. The…

Queensland State Archives – War

Queensland State Archives holds archival information about the Boer War. First World World and Second World War. Boer War: Records relate to the six contingents of the Queensland Defence Force which fought in the Boer War from 1899 to 1902…

National Boer War Memorial Association (Australia)

This site has extensive information relating to the Boer War, including details of the contingents and the soldiers. There is also a descendants database which can be searched online. Descendants of veterans can register their details online for inclusion in…

Australians Serving in the Boer War

This site, by the Perth DPS, is arranged by state and has a list of contingents arrival and departure dates. An alphabetical list of soldiers showing, name, rank and comments is available for Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania and Western Australia.