Self help

Sometimes your research is beyond our resources. But... we can always point you in the right direction for self-help research.

You can contact our researchers by email or phone (02-9359 2372).


  • Personal histories
  • Naval operations
  • Bookmarks & links to other organisations

Personal histories

Nominal roles are a good source of information about the service records of a family member of friend.
The National Archives has an excellent, searchable data base of information on defence - highly recommended.
There are also several Goverment websites that are worth looking at.

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Naval operations

The Australian War Memorial and the RAN Sea Power Centre are excellent sources of information - very highly recommended.

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Bookmarks & Links

There are other organisations who also research naval history. We've put together a list of some good sites that might help you fill gaps in your research.

More about Bookmarks & Links.