• 25 years volunteering at the Memorial

    Tuesday 6 December 2016 by .

    Bob Fletcher (left) helping visitors with their research in the Memorial’s Research Centre

    Bob Fletcher, a veteran who served with 2 RAR in Malaya between 1955 and 1957 has reached 25 years volunteering in the Memorial’s Research Centre. Working from the Memorial’s galleries and Reading Room, Bob has helped thousands of visitors to research their family and service history. He has also worked tirelessly behind the scenes in the archive. Bob has catalogued over 5000 files related of the Headquarters, 1st Australian Task …

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  • New volunteer project begins in Research Centre

    Friday 17 May 2013 by Meagan Nihill. 7 comments

    This week is National Volunteer Week. Much invaluable work is undertaken by volunteers at the Memorial, and last Friday marked the beginning of a new volunteer project within the Research Centre. Sixof the Memorial’s Online Research volunteers have started to index the approximately 324,000 names on the digitised First World War Nominal Roll. This project, which is expected to span several years, will help to enrich the Research …

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