World War I and Australia

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Other archives, library and museum collections

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Australian War Memorial

National Archives of Australia

State Library of Victoria

Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)

  • Find War Dead
    Search the list of those who died fighting for Commonwealth nations to find details of their grave.

Mapping the War