• Section includes records relating to the Australian military and naval forces during Vietnam War. Records less than 30 years old are generally unavailable under the Archives Act 1983.

    1) Unit and Operational Records

    AWM95 Australian Army commanders' diaries [related control series: AWM96]

    AWM103 Headquarters 1st Australian Task Force (Nui Dat) records [related control series: AWM104]

    AWM116 Headquarters 1st Australian Logistic Support Group (Vung Tau) records [related control series: AWM104]

    AWM177 Australian Army commanders' diaries, duplicates

    AWM270 32 Small Ships Squadron RAE – Administrative records

    AWM273 Records of B Coy 1st Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (1 RAR) operations in Vietnam 1965-66

    AWM277 Records of the Royal Australian Army Signals Corps (1965-1972)

    AWM284 Records of 1 Field Squadron, Royal Australian Engineers (1966-1971)

    AWM285 17 Construction Squadron Royal Australian Engineers, Vietnam - Administrative Records

    AWM288 Records of 1 Armoured Regiment

    AWM289 Records of Australian Army 161 (Independent) Reconnaissance Flight [161 (Indep) Recce Flt] - Vietnam

    AWM290 Records of Royal Australian Regiment Units, Vietnam 1966-1971

    AWM293 Records of the Australian Army Training Team Vietnam (AATTV)

    AWM298 Records of 106 Field Workshop (RAEME), Vietnam

    AWM302 Records of 8th Field Ambulance, Vietnam

    AWM303 Records of 12th Field Regiment, (RAA), Vietnam

    AWM304 Records of 1 Psychological Operations Unit Vietnam

    AWM305 Records of 1 Australian Reinforcement Unit, Vietnam

    AWM307 Records of Education Unit Vietnam

    AWM308 Records of Detachment 30 Terminal Squadron, Vietnam

    AWM309 Records of 102 Field Workshop, Vietnam

    AWM312 Records of 11 Movement Control Group, Vietnam

    AWM313 Records of 1 Australian Field Hospital, Vietnam

    AWM314 Records of 1 Civil Affairs Unit, Vietnam

    AWM316 Records of 55 Engineer Works and Park Squadron, Vietnam

    AWM317 Records of 5 Company, Royal Australian Army Service Corps, Vietnam

    AWM318 Records of 18 Company, Royal Australian Army Service Corps, Vietnam

    AWM319 Records of Headquarters 26 Transport Company, Royal Australian Army Service Corps, Vietnam

    AWM320 Records 1 Ordnance Field Park, Vietnam

    AWM322 Records of 110 Signal Squadron, Vietnam

    AWM327 Records of 198 Works Section, Vietnam

    AWM328 Records of 2 Advanced Ordnance Depot, Vietnam

    AWM364 Records of Major John Arthur Sheldrick, 9th Battalion Royal Australian Regiment, Vietnam

    AWM370 Records of 1st Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment, 1946-2001

    AWM372 Records of Detachment 131 Divisional Locating Battery, Royal Australian Artillery, Vietnam

    2) Administrative Records

    AWM90 Australian Service Canteens Organisation records

    AWM98 Records of Headquarters Australian Force Vietnam (Army Component) [related control series: AWM104]

    AWM99 Records of relics held in Museum collections of the Australian War Memorial

    • Series of logbooks and other technical records relating to objects in the Military Technology collection.

    AWM101 Records of Chief of the General Staff

    AWM102 Miscellaneous records of the Australian Army relating to the Vietnam War

    AWM107 Department of Defence, Army Office, military history transcripts (includes Vietnam period)

    AWM109 Records of the Directorate of Military Operations and Plans (DMO & P) - Operations, 1 Australian Task Force, Vietnam

    AWM115 Records held by Army Headquarters (AHQ) relating to the Vietnam War

    AWM117 Records held by Headquarters 1st Division (HQ 1 Div) relating to the Vietnam War

    AWM121 Army Office Operations Branch records

    AWM122 Department of Defence, Joint Planning Committee records from joint military operations and plans

    AWM125 Written records – Miscellaneous - Southeast Asian conflicts, 1948-1975

    AWM175 Press releases (Defence, Navy, Army, Air, Supply)

    AWM176 Defence instructions

    AWM205 Records of Army Working Group (AWG) [related control series: AWM212]

    AWM216 Records of Defence Administrative Office (DAO), Singapore [related control series: AWM212, AWM217]

    AWM276 Records of the Australia Army Assistance Group Vietnam

    AWM279 Records of the Operational Research Section, Scientific Adviser, Army (1966-1972)

    AWM282 Records of the Defence and Military Attaches - Australian Embassy, Saigon

    AWM291 Records of Australian Force Vietnam Provost Unit

    AWM292 Records of the Assistant Director of Medical Services, Army Headquarters

    AWM310 Records of AFV Cash Office, Vietnam

    AWM311 Records of AFV Amenities Unit, Vietnam

    AWM348 Papers of Lt Col David Chinn MBE

    AWM350 RAAC Centurion Tank Log Books – Vietnam War

    AWM376 Records of the Office of Director General of Medical Services, Melbourne

    3) Biographical Records

    AWM119 Office of Military Secretary, Army honours and awards confidential working files

    AWM153 Roll of Honour cards, Vietnam

    • Series available in microform

    AWM237 Roll of Honour cards, supplementary sources

    4) Naval Records

    AWM78 Reports of Proceedings, HMA Ships and Establishments

    AWM124 Naval historical collection

    • Series of original records and other material acquired by the Navy Historical Records Section and its successors. Covers a broad range of subjects.

    AWM178 Records of the Royal Commission into the loss of HMAS Voyager

    AWM179 Records of the Royal Commission into the statement of Lieutenant Commander Cabban (Second Royal Commission into the loss of HMAS Voyager)

    AWM180 Naval investigations and enquiries

    5) RAAF Records

    AWM66 RAAF miscellaneous records (includes some records of No. 2 Squadron, RAAF)

    AWM342 Records of Aircraft Research and Development Unit (ARDU) – Royal Australian Air Force, 1944-1973

    6) Official Historians' Records

    AWM257 The Official History of Australia's Involvement in Southeast Asian Conflicts 1948-1975 – Vietnam War - Army series - Records of Ian McNeill and Ashley Ekins

    AWM263 Official History of Australia's Involvement in Southeast Asian conflicts 1948-1975 - Crises and commitments: The Politics and Diplomacy of Australia's Involvement in Southeast Asian Conflicts 1948-1965 - Records of Dr Peter Edwards

    AWM267 Official History of Australia's Involvement in Southeast Asian Conflicts 1948-1975 - Medicine at war: Medical aspects of Australia's involvement in Southeast Asia 1950-1972 - Records of Brendan O Keefe and F B Smith Records

    AWM268 Official History of Australia's Involvement in Southeast Asian Conflicts 1948-1975 - The RAAF in Vietnam: Australian Air Involvement in the Vietnam War 1962-1975 - Records of Chris Coulthard-Clark

    AWM275 Records of Lt Col R Breen used in research for the Official History of South east Asian Conflicts

    AWM278 Official History of Australia's Involvement in Southeast Asian Conflicts 1948-1975 - Up top: Royal Australian Navy in Southeast Asian Conflicts, 1955-1972 - Records of Jeffrey Grey

    7) Private Records

    3DRL/6117 Colonel C M Townsend 6th Bn RAR, Long Tan. 1966

    PR83/124 Air Commodore D W Colquhoun, Joint Services Staff College notes. 1941-1964

    PR87/163 Vietnam Veterans' Association of Australia. Administration papers. 1970-1987

    PR89/097 Lieutenant Colonel A B Petersen Australian Army Training Team Vietnam. Report. 1965

    • Restricted collection

    8) Other Records

    AWM181 Herbicide series, Vietnam - Records used for the Evatt Royal Commission Report on the Use and Effects of Chemical Agents on Australian Personnel in Vietnam

    AWM280 Unit location registers, Vietnam. Prepared for the Evatt Royal Commission Report on the Use and Effects of Chemical Agents on Australian Personnel in Vietnam

    9) Intelligence Records

    AWM347 Directorate of Military Intelligence - Collection of historical war records