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Memorials and rolls

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Anzac memorials and Rolls of Honour

 

Memorials Australian War Memorials (anzacday.org.au)

Australian Bronze Commemorative Plaques - Gallipoli Series (plaques.satlink.com.au)

War memorials (dva.gov.au)
From the Memories & Memorabilia online publication.

War Memorials
(From diggerhistory.info, archived by the NLA's Pandora Archive on 6 Mar 2010. See also our "Where is Digger History?" page.)
Notice the list of links to memorials to Anzac soldiers around the world at the right of the page.

War Cemeteries
(From diggerhistory.info, archived by the NLA's Pandora Archive on 6 Mar 2010. See also our "Where is Digger History?" page.)
 At the right of the page notice the list of links to cemeteries of Anzac soldiers around the world.

List of war cemeteries and memorials on the Gallipoli Peninsula (wikipedia.org)

From the free Wikipedia Encyclopedia, which is written by volunteers.


NSW RSL: Memorials (rslnsw.org.au)


Register of War Memorials in New South Wales (rslnsw.org.au)


Memorials and rolls of honour - Tasmania (anzacwebsites.com)

Remembering and honouring: memorials and heritage (Parliament of Australia: Parliamentary Library)
(If the web page is unavailable, you can find the information in the archived pdf file: Anzac Day Kit [pdf, 3.9MB].)
(Note that many links are not accessible as this material was produced for users of the Parliamentary Library.)

War Memorials in Australia (Original site: skp.com.au/memorials2)
Site and archived versions currently not available (12 Nov. 2011). [When available, see Descriptions for state-by-state lists, see also the Links and resources.]


● See also Aboriginal war memorials
 
Apps Remembering Them App (anzacportal.dva.gov.au)
Geocoded list of memorials, war graves and museums. For Android and Apple iOS devices. Free from iTunes and Google Play.
 
New Zealand memorials 100 NZ World War One memorials 1914-2014 (100nzmemorials.blogspot.com.au)
A blog site that aims to document 100 New Zealand World War 1 memorials.
- Scroll down for a useful list of other memorial-related websites (at the right of the page).


War Memorials of New Zealand (From diggerhistory.info, archived by the NLA's Pandora Archive on 6 Mar 2010. See also our "Where is Digger History?" page.)
 
Tributes generally Tributes (From diggerhistory.info, archived by the NLA's Pandora Archive on 6 Mar 2010. See also our "Where is Digger History?" page.)
See the Digger History tribute page for a wide range of material. Note the list of links at the right of the page.
 
Rolls of Honour and databases

Australian War Memorial - Search for a person (awm.gov.au)
Search the combined database or individual conflict databases for soldiers.

Honour Rolls, commemorative plaques and other memorials (dva.gov.au)
From the Memories & Memorabila online publication.

Honouring Anzacs (honouringanzacs.net.au)
Search for Anzac soldiers by name, place of birth or enlistment town.
You can print a certificate containing the soldier's name and image.
You need to sign up if you wish to add images, tributes or comments.
School registration (which ast at 12 Dec 2015 is unavailable) will allow students to use an online interactive book for research and other activities, where possible relating to the particular soldier a student has selected. Portions of the book may be downloaded and printed. Registration is free, although the website encourages donations.
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WWI pictorial Honour Rolls of Australians who served in the First World War (gravesecrets.net)
[Page currently unavailable, 13 Mar 2016.]

SEARCH: Scroll down to the Search box. As well as searching for a full name such as "Fred Blacklow" try just the surname.
PERUSE: Click on the name of the soldier's state of enlistment, then use the surname menu along the top of the page.

The Gallipoli VCs (awm.gov.au)
The Victoria Cross was awarded to nine of the Australians who landed at Gallipoli.

National Archives - World War I service records online (naa.gov.au)

First made available online on 11 April 2007.

National Archives - Mapping our Anzacs (mappingouranzacs.naa.gov.au)

World War 1 service records arranged geographically. People can upload and share their personal material.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission - Search (cwgc.org)
Search for a person ("casualty") or a cemetery. Each has an advanced search option.

Search for a Person (awm.gov.au)
Searches nine collections of records.

Memorials and rolls of honour - Tasmania (anzacwebsites.com)

See also:

Memorabilia Memorabilia (dva.gov.au)
Contents of a publication on recognising and preserving war memories.
 
Lesson activities on war memorials

Why is our local war memorial a special place? [pdf] (shrine.org.au)
Suggested lesson and activity ideas for very young children (Prep to Year 2). If the document is unavailable at the above link, try this archived version.

 

 

See also:

Anzac Day ceremonies and marches

Remembrance Day ceremonies

Aboriginals in WW1: Rolls of honour

    ● Aboriginals in WW2: Rolls of honour

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