Digitising Second World War service records

Our collection has over 1 million records documenting the service of Australian men and women during the Second World War. These include service records for the:

What we've digitised

Over the past 5 years, we have digitised around 1,060,000 Second World War service records as part of our large-scale World War II Digitisation Project. Where possible, we have made these records available online free of charge.

This includes:

What if I can't find a record online?

If you can't find the record you are looking for, please contact us using our general enquiry form

Stories of service

Service records are a valuable resource, not just for those interested in the military, but also for family history researchers and anyone interested in the involvement of Australians in our wartime history.

Explore some of the stories we’ve uncovered so far.