Australia WWII Service Records record example

    Australia WWII Service Records

    Records: 290,267Complete: 100%

    Defence service records set out the essentials of a person's service in the forces and were used to administer the movements and pay of their personnel. They were not intended to be an everyday account of events in a service person's career. However, they do commonly contain biographical information supplied on enlistment, as well as important details on a person's service. Although most records contain the same basic elements, they do vary in the amount of information they contain.

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    "Australia WWII Service Records" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/publication/947/australia-wwii-service-records: accessed November 30, 2022)

    Publication Title
    Australia WWII Service Records
    Total Records
    290,267Complete: 100%
    Content Source
    The National Archives of Australia logoThe National Archives of Australia
    Published on Fold3
    25 Mar 2016
    Last Updated
    29 Mar 2016
    Description
    This database consists of service records for Australians who served during World War II in the Australian Army, Royal Australian Navy (RAN), and the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF).