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Addresses and URLs for researching your military ancestors

National Archives of Australia

Queen Victoria Terrace
Parkes ACT 2600
Phone (02) 6212 3900
Fax: (02) 6212 3999

PO Box 7425
Canberra Mail Centre ACT 2610

WWI Personnel Records Service
PO Box 7425
Canberra Mail Centre ACT 2610
e-mail:  ww1prs@naa.gov.au

The National Archives of Australia hold a vast amount of information in their defence related collections.  They also hold dossiers on 420 000 World War I servicemen and women which are available for $A15.  An online order form is on the site.

For the location of information relating to service personnel in other campaigns, permanent military forces, and naval and air forces see Fact Sheet 63, accessible from the National Archives site.

Soldier Career Management Agency

GPO Box 393 D
Melbourne VIC 3001
Phone:  (03) 9282 7799
Fax:       (03) 9282 5018

The Soldier Career Management Agency should be contacted for information on service personnel from World War II onwards.

Australian War Memorial

Anzac Parade

GPO Box 345
Phone:  (02) 6243 4315
Fax:       (02) 6243 4545
E-mail:  info@awm.gov.au

From the AWM site you will be able to search:

Official Records, Private Records, Roll of Honour, books, films, photographs, art work and sound recordings.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission maintains the graves of all Commonwealth service personnel killed in World War I and World War II.  The Debt of Honour Register is a searchable database containing a varying amount of detail on 1.7 million who died on active service as well as 60 000 civilians who died during World War II.

Australian Defence Force Academy

The First AIF Project  is a database containing information on all 332 000 men and women who served during World War I.  The information is drawn from various sources which are listed on the ADFA pages.  A statement of information on any individual contained in the database is available for $25.

First AIF Order of Battle

Details of the raising of all units of the AIF during World War I and where they served.

Australian War Medals

Australians at War
Steve Conway's Australians at War  gives a comprehensive coverage of Australia's involvement in war.    This is an excellent site for both the family history researcher and the military enthusiast.  Detailed information is available on all campaigns which Australians have been involved in.

Returned Services League (RSL) Honour Boards
Lists the location of Honour Boards around the country as well as some names listings

Australia and New Zealand in France during World War I - The Somme
Contains some maps and photographs.  Links to information on accommodation and tours of the battlefields.

Trenches on the Web
Although not specifically Australian, this is one of the very best World War I sites.  New information is constantly added.

10th Light Horse


Remembrance Day 1998

Complete List of Australian Victoria Cross Winners

Victoria's VC Winners

The Australian Light Horse Association

Sunraysia Vietnam Veterans
Australia's involvement in Vietnam, also includes a contact facility for former Australian and New Zealand servicemen to help find old mates.

Defending Victoria

Milton/Ulladulla War Pages

Pages relating to Individuals

BEAN, Charles Edwin Woodrow
BROUN, Private Harry E
DROSEN, George
INGLE, Private Arthur Partridge
JACKA, Albert VC
McGEE, Sergeant Lewis VC
MACK, Corporal Francis James
MILHINCH, Private Alan
MONASH, Sir John
PERROTT, Private Frederick
REX, Lieutenant Horace
VINALL, Albert Edward

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Last modified: March 12, 2006