Bringing your Diggers back to life

Event details

Events and Exhibitions

Date & time

22 October 2021

2 pm


Online through Zoom



This online seminar will examine the range of resources available to help you discover more about the military service of and sacrifice made by members of your family or local community.

Key series in the National Archives’ collection will be highlighted, including First and Second World War service dossiers and Repatriation/Veterans’ Affairs case files, together with records about civilians during wartime.

The seminar will also point you to other valuable sources of information, including unit war diaries held by the Australian War Memorial and Victorian soldier settlement records held by the Public Record Office Victoria. Research methodologies will also be discussed.

This seminar will be of interest to family and local historians, military history buffs and people who want to learn more about Australia’s priceless military service records.

Presented in partnership with the Royal Historical Society of Victoria as part of Victorian History Month.