Military records

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…

Russian Anzacs

During the First World War 1000+ Russian born servicemen fought in the Australian Imperial Force. They were the largest national group in the AIF after British, New Zealand and Canadian born servicemen. Their story is told in the book Russian…

firstworldwar.com by Michael Duffy

This comprehensive site is a multimedia history of World War 1. It contains a vast amount of valuable cultural, historical and social documentation for the Great War.

Chelsea Pensioners – Out Pensions

This index, by Grahame Thom, covers 1849-1853 for New South Wales. Men pensioned out of the British Army were known as Chelsea Pensioners because their pensions were administered through the Royal Hospital Chelsea, a retirement and nursing home for former…

Defending Victoria by Ian MacFarlane

This site includes Victorian colonial, military and naval forces up to the Boer War and AIF, Australian Flying Corps and nurses up to the end of World War I.