Australia WWI Service Records record example

    Australia WWI Service Records

    Records: 375,572Complete: 100%

    These records began to be created following the outbreak of war between Britain (including Australia) and Germany in August 1914. The earliest records in the series appear to be the recruitment papers for members of Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force, which was dispatched to German New Guinea later in August.The extent to which such information can be found on the dossiers varies greatly due to extensive culling by the Department of the Army.

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    "Australia, WWI Service Records, 1914-1920" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/publication/936/australia-wwi-service-records: accessed November 27, 2022)

    Publication Title
    Australia WWI Service Records
    Total Records
    375,572Complete: 100%
    Content Source
    The National Archives of Australia logoThe National Archives of Australia
    Published on Fold3
    30 Oct 2015
    Last Updated
    04 Mar 2016
    Description
    Service dossiers for Australians who served in the First World War.