Monday, 25 April 2016

Forces War Records Australian site

From Forces War Records:

Today is ANZAC DAY - National day of remembrance and first landing of the Anzacs at Gallipoli. A busy day for our sister Australian site too, visit Forces War Records Australia…

Families can discover more about their ancestors' military service history with Forces War Records Australia

Search over 9 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 for Australian, New Zealand and Commonwealth military service records to help trace family history. All records are sourced and hand transcribed from a variety of military and war documents, some exclusive to Forces War Records.

The Gallipoli campaign was a costly failure for the Allies, with an estimated 27,000 French, and 115,000 British and dominion troops (Great Britain and Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, India, and Newfoundland) killed or wounded.

Read more about Anzac Day…

(With thanks to Jennifer Holmes)


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