Comprising millions of items arranged into dozens of categories, the Memorial's collection can be overwhelming to those encountering it for the first time. To help you find material that is relevant to your research, we've put together some guides that will help you understand the collection and how to use this website's powerful search capability.
Understanding the Memorial's Collection
Researching a Person
Researching the military service of an individual can involve searching across a number of sources. This short guide will help you identify potential sources of information and help you get straight to the material that's relevant to you.
Researching a Unit
Many of the records held by the Memorial provide illuminating insight into the activities and actions that military units have taken part in. These records can often establish context around the service of an individual. This guide will help you find some of the Memorial's richest sources of information on military units.
Researching an Event
Within our collection, a range of material can be found that will provide valuable information on military events in which Australian's have been involved, from the 1860's through to today.