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.

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

Australia’s Redcoat Settlers – Trove Archived

This site by B & M Chapman features information on the British Regiments who served in Australia. Information is arranged by regiment with detailed biographical information on those who chose to settle here. There are 37,000+ soldiers named. The site…

White Ensign Southern Cross 1788-1913

This site is dedicated to the naval officers, men and their families who settled in Australia. This extensive site has detailed information on the Royal Marines, colonial navies, colonial defence, naval military actions and ships plus details of known descendants.…