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Please find enclosed a list of handy and helpful websites that relate to Lost Medals Australia.

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National Archives of Australia

The NAA cares for valuable Commonwealth government records and makes them available for present and future generations to use. Their record keeping standards help government to account to the public, ensuring that evidence is available to support people's rights and entitlements and that future generations will have a meaningful record of the past.

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The Australian War Memorial

During the First World War, Australian troops were officially encouraged to collect relics of the battles in which they had fought. That tradition of acquisition and preservation continues today, enhancing the written record of war, and has produced one of the finest military artifact, document and media collections in the world.

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It's an Honour

This site has the largest content section containing information on the honours system, the medals and awards, Honoured Australians, nominating/applying, announcements and searching the Australian Honours database.

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Department of Veteran Affairs

This site is a great source of information with links to other related sites regarding veterans affairs.

Australian Light Horse Association

The site is dedicated to the Australian Light Horse Regiments, and the Light Horsemen who served their country in both war and peace, and contains both historical and current information on famous regiments and famous battles, as well as information on both ordinary soldiers and commanders, existing Military Units, current Re-enactment Troops, and Light Horse Museums.

Returned Services League - QLD Branch

The RSL provides vital advocacy services and support for all current and ex-serving ADF personnel, no matter how young or old they are. The RSL can assist them in accessing military benefits and entitlements at any stage of their service, free of charge.

Returned Services League - NSW Branch

The NSW RSL's mission is to provide for the well-being, care, compensation and commemoration of serving and ex-serving Defence Force Personnel and their dependants and promote Government and Community awareness of the need for a stable and progressive Australia.

The Long, Long Trail

The Long, Long Trail cuts through myth and misinformation to present the facts of the British Army in the First World War : a tribute to the men and women who fought and won - and to the million who died trying.

The Great War Forum

This is a great link to a forum where you can discuss pretty much every subject relating to the Great War. It has some fantastic topics such as book reviews, memorials and cemeteries, war in the air and battlefields to name a few.

War Memorials in Australia

This site contains descriptions and images of a number of war memorials in the various states and territories of Australia.   Originally conceived as a database of memorials of the Canberra region, it has expanded as travels have brought the opportunity to record memorials from further afield. It is intended to keep adding to the database as circumstances allow.

Defence Honours and Awards

This website provides information about Defence honours and awards, including:
  • the different types of medals available to Australia's defence personnel, past and present,
  • the eligibility criteria for various awards,
  • how to submit an application for a medal,
  • information about current Defence awards issues, and
  • information about the Australian Defence Medal

Bill's Horse Troughs

This is a great little website dedicated to the memories of Annis and George Bills who financed drinking troughs in many regional towns throughout Australia to relieve the suffering of animals during the Great Depression.

Townsville R.S.L.

The Townsville RSL continues to build its profile as one of the major clubs in Townsville.  With the completion of the current building works Townsville RSL offers many new and exciting features complete with coffee shop, a la carte dining, free live entertainment every Friday and Saturday night, regular cabaret style shows, contemporary wedding reception and function facilities, TAB and Keno and 162 of the latest gaming machines and much more.

Hunter Valley Military History

This site was launched on Anzac Day 2004 to commemorate the services of the men and women of the Newcastle and Hunter Valley region of New South Wales who enlisted and served their country in time of war.

British Medals Forum

This is a great link to a forum where you can discuss pretty much every subject relating to British Medals. It has some fantastic topics where you can post a series of questions which will be answered by a number of 'experts' in their field.

The AIF Project

The AIF Project is the construction of a database that draws on a wide range of sources to provide details on the 330,000 men and women who served overseas in the (First) Australian Imperial Force, 1914-1918.

Australian Surname Genealogy

This group is dedicated to helping people with their Family History Research for all States of Australia. Lookups are all done by our wonderful volunteers. . We have many resources available to help you find your ancestors- all free of charge
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This nationally recognized Museum is dedicated to the preserving and displaying of photographs, memorabilia, vehicles and aircraft that accurately detail the history of Australian involvement in the Vietnam War from 1962 to 1972.
Findmypast.com.au is a family history and genealogy website, which launched in May 2010. With millions of records covering Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and the Pacific Islands. The great variety of records satisfies the family history buff as well as the social and local historian alike.

 


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