Australia WWII Service Records

Records: 290,267 · Complete: 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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Fold3, Australia WWII Service Records (/title/947/australia-wwii-service-records :accessed December 4, 2020), database and images,

Publication Title
Australia WWII Service Records
Total Records
Records: 290,267 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives of Australia logoThe National Archives of Australia
Published on Fold3
March 25, 2016
Last Updated
March 29, 2016
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).