National Archives of Australia

Posts Tagged as: World War I

Anzac mystery solved

Issue 12 December 2013

Zoe D'Arcy discusses how a trans-Tasman family mystery was solved using the Archives' records, and how an exciting new website may be able to shed light on other similar mysteries. Continue reading

The common grief of Empire: early Anzac Days in Britain

Issue 10 April 2013

Professor Bruce Scates looks at the first Anzac Days in Britain and explains how they united an Empire in mourning. Continue reading

Family connections: bringing the past to life

Issue 6 April 2012

Director-General David Fricker discusses his family's defence service records, discovered in the Archives. Continue reading

In brief: Issue 5

Issue 5 January 2012

News and information from the Archives. Continue reading

Death register sheds light on those laid to rest

Issue 4 October 2011

Between 1832 and 1984, more than 570 people died at the North Head Quarantine Station. Archives records tell the stories of some of those buried there. Continue reading

National Archives plays vital role in returning lost war medals

Issue 2 March 2011

The tale of how the Archives helped two lost World War I medals return home. Continue reading