Military Records

Australia

Australia and the Vietnam War
Australian Government site on the Vietnam War.

Australian Air Force
Royal Australian Air Force history.

Australian Army History
Australian Army History.

Australian Navy History
Royal Australian Navy history.

Australian War Memorial
A wealth of material relating to individual servicemen and women – how to obtain personal service records, search biographical databases such as the Roll of Honour, Commemorative Roll, and various Nominal Rolls.

Australian WW1 Commemorative Database
A World War 1 archive hosted by Eastern Regional Public, released as part of the WW1 centenary.

Australia’s War 1935-1945
Australia’s involvement in WW2.

Boer War Memorial
Information on Austrlia’s involvment in the Boer War.

Department of Veterans’ Affairs
Australia’s commemorations, memorials and war graves.

Korean War Nominal Roll
Roll of those who served in the Royal Australian Navy, Australian Army and Royal Australian Air Force in Korea, or in the waters adjacent to Korea, during the conflict and after the ceasefire, between 27 June 1950 and 19 April 1956.

Military and Naval History and Genealogy Links
Genealogylinks.net collection of links.

Military History and Heritage Victoria
Homepage of Military History and Heritage Victoria.

National Archives of Australia
Search for Australian Defence service records for all conflicts.

Naval Historical Society of Australia
Homepage of Naval Historical Scoiety.

Nominal Roll of Vietnam Veterans
The Nominal Roll of Vietnam Veterans honours and commemorates the men and women who served in the Royal Australian Navy, Australian Army and Royal Australian Air Force in Vietnam, or in the waters adjacent to Vietnam, during the conflict between 23 May 1962 and 29 April 1975.

Returned and Services League of Australia
Links to State RSL’s.

War Memorials in Australia
Locations, descriptions and images of war memorials in the states and territories of Australia.

War Memorials Victoria

War Memorials Australian Capital Teritory

War Memorials New South Wales

War Memorials Queensland

War Memorials South Australia & Northern Territory

War Memorials Western Australia

World War 2 Nominal Roll
Information from the service records of Australian Defence and Merchant Navy personnel who served during World War Two.

 

Overseas

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
1.7 million men and women of Commonwealth forces who died during both world wars, including 67,000 civilians who died in the Second World War.

Families in British India Society
Family history in British India, covering 1600-1947.

Forces War Records
Paywalled site with UK military record.

Imperial War Museum
British and Commonwealth involvement in conflicts from 1914 to the present day.

MilitaryGenealogy.Com
An array of military databases, mostly covering WW1.

National Archives
National Archives UK Records and Guides for Military Personnel.

New Zealand Archives

New Zealand Army Museum

New Zealand War Memorials

Royal Air Force Museum

Royal Naval Museum

 

ANZAC

Australian Anzacs in the Great War
A database that records information on more than 330,000 men and women who embarked from Australia for service overseas in the (First) Australian Imperial Force, 1914-1918.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
1.7 million men and women of Commonwealth forces who died during both world wars, including 67,000 civilians who died in the Second World War.

Discovering Anzacs
Government records about Australians and New Zealanders in WW1 and the Boer War.

Federal Government Anzac Centenary
100 years of Anzac.

Federal Government Gallipoli site
Extensive list of sites for Australian military research.

Light Horse Association
Austalian Light Horse Regiments Histories.

South Australia WW1 Deaths
WW1 deaths of more than 6,600 SA servicemen.

Victorian’s Government Anzac Website
Anzac centenary website for learning about WW1.

World War 1 Nominal Roll
Those who served overseas in the AIF 1914-18.

World War 1 Unit Histories State Library of Victoria
Digitised WW1 Unit Histories.