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What War Was Your Australian Military Ancestor Involved In? [INFOGRAPHIC]

what-war-did-your-ancestor-fight-inpost-banner Remembrance Day, November the 11th marks the anniversary of the armistice which ended the First World War. For this Australians observe one minute of silence at 11am on the 11th of November, “in memory of those who died or suffered in all wars and armed conflicts”. We have created this infographic to help you see at a glance the major wars Australians have been involved in. Continue reading →

Unlock the Past’s WW1 Bundle

GGB020 curved The past few years have seen a huge surge interest in military history, with the commemoration of WW1 and Gallipoli adding to the interest. During this time Unlock the Past have produced a collection of useful guide books for researchers, including a number that relate to researching your Australian military ancestors. Continue reading →

Worldwide Honour Roll Project

Honor Roll Project header Back in 2013 Heather Rojo, of the Nutfield Genealogy blog fame, started her Honor Roll Project. To explain just what it is Heather says  … “The Honor Roll Project is an effort to transcribe and photograph military honor rolls. The transcribed names make the soldiers available for search engines, so that descendants and family members […] Continue reading →

WorldWarOne Link Website Launched

logo - WW1 Link new On Remembrance Day 2015 people around the world stopped to remember those who had served in war, and those who never came home. Remembrance Day this year also saw the launch of a brand new Australian website – WorldWarOne Link. This website is dedicated to listing WW1 Commemorative Projects which are being conducted throughout Australia. Continue reading →