First World War, 1914-1918

During the First World War, 290 000 Australians served with the Australian Imperial Force (AIF). This Territory ANZAC Collection enables you to discover the personal stories of over 400 soldiers who enlisted in the Northern Territory, travelled from here to enlist or had a strong association with the Territory before or after the war. Compelling biographical and war service details for each Territory ANZAC can be found in this collection. Links are also provided to soldier’s letters printed in the newspaper of the day, Unit war diaries, individual Service Records and to the Roll of Honour, Embarkation Roll and Nominal Roll.

The Fallen ANZAC collection pays tribute to Northern Territory ANZACs who lost their lives during the First World War. Biographical details about enlistees’ lives in the Territory before the war plus their Service Records, Red Cross Missing in Action reports, letters home and Unit War Diaries are provided.

The Returned ANZAC collection honours Northern Territory ANZACs who served during the First World War and returned to Australia. The collection contains details of enlistees’ military service including their service records as well as life in the Northern Territory at the beginning of the 20th century.

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Collection's Items (Sorted by Submit Date in Descending order): 1 to 20 of 419
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PreviewIssue DateTitleAuthor(s)
1915-11-29William KingKing, William Harry; Kean, William Bernard
1917-08-06Arthur CainCain, Arthur Norman; Norman
pierssene3.jpg.jpg1918-08-06Thomas Herbert PierssenéPierssené, Thomas Herbert; Herbert, Thomas; Pierssene, Thomas Herbert
1916-03-07Arthur QuelchQuelch, Arthur Louis
1915-03-02Harry HentyHenty, Harry
1914-11-10Felix AronAron, Eugene Felix Simeon
1916-11-15John AllenAllen, John Ivey
1916-02-10John HuntHunt, John Arthur Henry
1915-09-29Walter OversonOverson, Walter Crask
1915-08-24Arthur MillerMiller, Arthur William
1918-02-18William JohnsJohns, William Francis ; "Mulga Bill"
1915-09-28William GordonGordon, William Matthew Alexander
1915-10-06John ArtaudArtaud, John Leo
1915-08-05Frederic PottsPotts, Frederic Arnold
1914-08-22Albert "Bert" MorrisMorris, Albert John; Morris, Bert
1915-03-15David JonesJones, David Haynes
1915-05-21William LeitchLeitch, William Douglas
1918-03-12Robert EastonEaston, Robert William; Easton, W. R.
1914-08-18Felix GilesGiles, Felix Gordon
1915-07-16William HutchisonHutchison, William Arthur
Collection's Items (Sorted by Submit Date in Descending order): 1 to 20 of 419
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Recent publications
TitleAuthorDate Type of publication
William King King, William Harry1915 Reference
Arthur Cain Cain, Arthur Norman1917 Reference
Thomas Herbert Pierssené 1918 Reference
Arthur Quelch Quelch, Arthur Louis1916 Reference
Harry Henty 1915 Reference
Felix Aron 1914 Reference
John Allen 1916 Reference
John Hunt 1916 Reference
Walter Overson 1915 Reference
Arthur Miller 1915 Reference
William Johns 1918 Reference
William Gordon 1915 Reference
John Artaud 1915 Reference
Frederic Potts 1915 Reference
Albert "Bert" Morris Morris, Albert John1914 Reference
David Jones 1915 Reference
William Leitch 1915 Reference
Robert Easton 1918 Reference
Felix Giles 1914 Reference
William Hutchison 1915 Reference

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