Ancestry.com will open the New Zealand and Australian military collections, and UK collections with information on Commonwealth soldiers, until 2am Monday, April 27, 2015.
An online family history resource is opening its military databases free of charge in commemoration of the Anzac Day centenary.
These databases contain extensive information on Commonwealth soldiers, including addresses, occupations and next of kin.
Specific collections being made available during this weekend include:
- Roll of Honour, 1840-1903
- Army Medal Rolls, 1860-1919
- Army WWI Nominal Rolls, 1914-1918
- Army WWI Casualty Lists, 1914-1919
- Army WWI Roll of Honour, 1914-1919
- Expeditionary Force Record of Personal Service, 1914-1918
- Chronicles of the N.Z.E.F., 1916-1919
- Army WWI Reserve Rolls, 1916-1917
- WWI Military Defaulters, 1919-1921
- Army WWII Nominal Rolls, 1939-1948
- World War II Appointments, Promotions, Transfers and Resignations, 1939-1945
- World War II Ballot Lists, 1940-1945
- ANZAC Memorial, 1914-1918
- WWI Service Records, 1914-1920
- Imperial Force Burials at Gallipoli, 1915
- New South Wales, Cowra Military Camps Personnel Photo Index, 1905-1970