World War I

1914-1918-online – International Encyclopedia of the First World War

This site is an English-language virtual reference work on the First World War.  The multi-perspective, open-access knowledge base is the result of an international collaborative project involving more than 1,000 authors, editors, and partners from over fifty countries. Over 1,000…

Department of Veteran’s Affairs – The Anzac Portal

There are history publications, war history websites, a digital exhibition and veteran interviews to provide the education and wider communities with a greater understanding of Australia’s wartime experiences, both on the frontline and on the home front.  Click on the…

Cairns Family History – Queensland

Cairns Family History aims to promote family history and genealogical research in Cairns, Far North Queensland, Australia and beyond. The districts covered range from Cardwell in the south, Normanton in the west, and as far north as the tip of…

The National Archives (UK) – First World War: A Global View

Launched to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War this new interactive online map will map the global reach of the conflict using the official records of the First World War from The National Archives (UK) collection. The…

Europeana 1914-1918 – untold stories & official histories of WW1

Explore stories, films and historical material about the First World War and contribute your own family history. Europeana 1914-1918 mixes resources from libraries and archives across the globe with memories and memorabilia from families throughout Europe. Browse by:  • Types-…

National Library of Australia – Despatches from Gallipoli

This site offers insights into the Gallipoli conflict from the viewpoint of the official World War 1 correspondents. It includes war images, accounts of battles, examples of censorship and discussions of the Australian legend. This site is no longer available…

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…