boer war
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Discover your families military service history with Forces War Records Australia

Search over 8 million records for a family member’s Military History record with one of the most trusted and fastest growing Military Genealogy search facilities in the world.

Using the simple military record search you can search for Australian, New Zealand and Commonwealth military service records to help you discover the past and trace your family history. All records are sourced and hand transcribed from a variety of military and war documents, some exclusive to Forces War Records.

How to search Australian, New Zealand and Commonwealth Military Records

1. Start your search using the box above

2. On the results page click Advanced Search

3. Under Personal Information Add Nationality

4. Under Military Information Add Branch of Service

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What types of records can I search for via the Add Branch of Service filter?

By selecting Branch of Service you can filter results by:-

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