The National Archives of Australia and the Archives of New Zealand have joined forces to create a new website called Discovering Anzacs. The objective is to create a profile of every Anzac who enlisted in World War I linked to their service record. People can also contribute their own personal family stories and photographs as well as help transcribe war diaries and service records. To see more go to: http://discoveringanzacs.naa.gov.au/
There are links on the website to help transcribe records to help go to: http://discoveringanzacs.naa.gov.au/transcribe.htm
to identify soldiers by looking at photographs go to: http://discoveringanzacs.naa.gov.au/identify.htm
and/or contribute by sharing photos, stories etc. go to: http://discoveringanzacs.naa.gov.au/contribute.htm
Access is free.
If you would like to subscribe to be kept informed and help with the project complete the form available at: http://discoveringanzacs.naa.gov.au/subscribe.asp
A major theme of the IAJGS 34th International Conference on Jewish Genealogy is the centennial of WW I which began July 1914 exactly 100 years before the IAJGS conference begins
Thank you to Genealogy In Time for alerting us to this new website.
Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee