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 Anzacs in Australian History by Elena Govor. This site provides additional information and lists all the Russian Anzacs' names with links to a fact sheet about each serviceman. Theses fact sheets contain biographical and service details, a list of materials and links to any digitised records. You can search by the following ethnic origins Belarusian, Estonian, Finnish, Georgian, German, Jewish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Ossetian, Polish, Russian, Tatar, Ukrainian or Western European.