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Australian Light Horse Regiments
World War I
Bean, Charles Edwin Woodrow
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- 37th Battalion AIF. Full Nominal and Honour roll of soldiers that served in this battalion. Photographs and letters home.
The Anzac Day Commemoration Committee of Queensland
- Information for schools concerning the role played by Australian forces in war. Helps to organise the annual Anzac Day ceremonies in Queensland. Hosts articles related to different aspects of the Australian experience of war.
Anzacs: Officers died at Gallipoli, 1915
- Biographic details of approximately 500 officers of the Anzac Corps who died due to service on the Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey, in 1915. Photographs and maps as well as details on how eligible families may apply for an Anzac commemorative medallion. Also includes a complete listing of the Anzac epitaphs from the cemeteries of Gallipoli.
Aussie Korean War Combat Photo-Story Album
- Personal photos and tales by Australian Korean War veterans.
Australian and New Zealand Civil War Veterans
- Civil war veterans buried in Australia and New Zealand. This is about men from Australia and New Zealand who fought in the American Civil War and the Americans who followed them back to start a new life.
The Australian Commemorative Plaques Project.
- Ross Bastiaan was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for his single-handed work in placing - all over the world - over 100 large bronze plaques commemorating the sites of Australia's finest military achievements. Not only did Ross - whose site this is - place the plaques voluntarily, he also personally hand sculpted each of them and conducted the fund-raising and negotiations necessary for such a large project.
Australian Service Nurses National Memorial
- A developing list of Australian nurses who have died during, or as a result of, war service in any conflict since the Boer War.
Australian War Memorial
- One of the great military museums of the world. Covers Australian involvement in conflicts since the Maori Wars of the 1860s. Contains online databases of all official and private records, art, sound recordings, film and photographs held by the memorial. Visits to the memorial and / or its research section may be planned, and items ordered either from this section or from the museum's shop.
Australian War Memorial War Histories
- Includes five separate series of official war histories; one for each of the major conflicts in which Australia has been involved and one relating to more recent peace-keeping operations.
The Australian Warbirds Association
- A non profit company for aircraft owners, operators, restorers, maintainers, historians and enthusiasts to share their passion for ex-military aviation, and to promote and preserve Australia's proud military aviation heritage.
Australians serving in the Boer War, South Africa (1899-1902)
- Research resource and information guide for those with a Boer War soldier in their ancestry. Alphabetical list of soldiers, glossary of terms, and bibliography included.
The Battle for Australia
- A site that dedicates itself to providing a full yet concise picture of the dark days in Australia's life when invasion by Japanese land and naval forces seemed more than possible. All the important battles are here and the layout allows you to easily get to your point of interest.
The Battle of Hamel - History and Memory
- A very particular event of World War I in France and of the Australian Corps' involvement. Some local history and account of the battle plus presentation of the various forms of that period memory (commemorations, war relics, Australian Corps Memorial Park etc.)
Following the Australians on the Western Front
- An account of the author's travels through what was the Western Front, tracing the movements of his grandfather who fought there. Private Robert Ralph Abercromby, 44th Battalion A.I.F., also kept a diary, which is quoted at intervals throughout the narrative.
Gallipoli Anzac Helles Suvla
- Photos of Gallipoli then and now, a dictionary of Anzac slang, and some unusual photos of devices designed to fool the enemy. Account of how the author and his friend re-discovered a Turkish position on the southern Anzac flank. Also information on the 1/5th Norfolk Regiment, 'The Vanished Battalion' of Gallipoli.
The Gallipoli Association
- The Association's objective is to preserve the memory of the men who served in, and commemorate the events of the Great War campaign on, the Gallipoli peninsula, Turkey, between April 1915 and January 1916.
- Australian military history site, with hundreds of photographs showing uniforms and equipment. Includes special features, articles of Boer War research, WW1 and WW2 diaries, discussion forum, uniforms of the world.
The Gun Plot
- History of the Royal Australian Navy, covering WW1 and Gallipoli, WW2, Malaya, Korea, Indonesia and Vietnam. Provides details of warships, weapons, battles and heroes.
In memory of Norman Henry Sohier
- Dedicated to the memory of Private Henry Sohier, 4th Battalion, A.I.F., killed in action at Gallipoli, Turkey, on 13th July 1915. Includes family photos, WW1 photos and links for the genealogist researching Anzac ancestors.
Indigenous Australians at War
- Research into Australian Aboriginal servicemen in the defence of Australia. Provides information on a not-well-known aspect of Australian military history.
Military Historical Society of Australia
- The MHSA site contains details of membership, back-issues of its journal 'Sabretache,' and articles covering all wars in which Australia has been involved.
The Military Photograph Museum And Registry of Australia
- A growing collection of Australian military photographs including portraits of those who served. Special software (suitable only for Windows) must be downloaded from the site and used to access the photographs.
Military Vehicle Collectors Society of South Australia
- Historic and military vehicle collectors society who also run a museum displaying members vehicles. Listing of members vehicles, membership details, museum opening hours, and committee details provided.
Royal Australian Regiment
- Service in Vietnam by the Australian Infantry Battalions of the RAR. A report of the 9 Battalions, their weapons and equipment, their tours of duty and what it was like in the "Funny Country".
The Shrine of Remembrance
- Located in Melbourne, the shrine commemorates the lives lost in the Great War of 1914-1918.
Vietnam Veterans Motorcycle Club of Queensland
- A site dedicated the men who served their country and came home to ride. The club was established to provide social and welfare support for bikers who are Vietnam Veterans. The VVMC Qld Chapter is not only a motorcycle club, but is also recognised as an Ex Service Organization and Welfare Group in its own right by the Dept. of Veterans’ Affairs and other various government and veteran groups.
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