World War 1

World War 1

Finding your World War 1 ANZACs

Online resources for researching your ancestor who enlisted in World War 1 - whether in the Army, Navy, Flying Corps or Nursing Services. Also covered are resources for researching those who enlisted in the New Zealand or British services.


Under Furred Hats: 6th Australian Light Horse Regiment

Written by George Lawrence Berrie in 1919, the book gives a brief description of the overseas service of the 6th Light Horse Regiment between December 1914 and August 1919.

The history covers the Birth and Training of the Sixth in September 1914 in New South Wales, their time at Gallipoli, the Days of Romani, Amman and Es Salt, the Jordan Valley, and the Last Lap. As well as a number of black and white illustrations there is a list of those receiving decorations and of casualties.

Decorations Awarded the Regiment
M.M.
Lieut. C. R.

History of the 10th Battalion AIF

Written by Arthur Limb in 1919, this book gives a brief history of the 10th Battalion of the AIF – 'South Australia’s quota to the Australian Expeditionary Force'.

The Battalion was raised in August 1914 and on 20 October it embarked on s.s. Ascanius – to its unknown but much conjectured destination.

Story of a Battalion: 48th Battalion of the AIF

Written by William Devine in 1919, this book describes the history of the 48th Battalion of the AIF from 16 March 1916 when they were raised in Egypt.

In twenty-two chapters, he covers the formation of the battalion, the march to Serapeum, training for France, their time in France – La Somme and Pozières Ridge – in Flanders, Bullecourt, Passchendaele Ridge, Meteren to the Amiens Road, the defence of Amiens, Monument Wood, the Battalion’s last engagement and the days of the Armistice.

With the Fortieth

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