The Auckland War Memorial Museum’s Armoury Information Centre, provides a rich resource for the study of New Zealand’s military history.

The main research tool provided by the Museum is its Cenotaph Database. The Cenotaph Database contains biographical records and some photos for over 135,000 deceased New Zealanders, many of whom gave their lives as a result of war. Although the main focus is World War One, there are entries for men and women who served in South Africa in the 19th century, through the First and Second World Wars to Korea, Malaya and Vietnam in the 1950s to 1970s, and even recent peacekeeping deployments.

In addition, the Armoury staff can assist with further reasearch using a wide range of other resources that are available. This site is a consolidation of the internet resources available and provides an associated methodology for researching individuals who served in specific services and conflicts.

To use this resource, follow the methodology defined for each conflict and service. Each step will often provide information required for the next step.

Enjoy, and please “give back” by posting a blog of a website that should be added to this resource. In this way the value of the repository will increase.

Thanks and Enjoy !!

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  3. Why can I not open the digitised file of a WW1 serviceman when I double click his name in Cenotaph – extremely frustrating when it says ‘ loading’ – and doesn’t ??… and says select a file – and doesn’t ??? … so I go to help – no instructions on how or what to do ????? …. extremely frustrating !!!!

    A Very Peed of Returned Veteran

  4. Bonjour,
    Le Centre d’Archéologique, d’Art et d’Histoire de Jambes vient d’éditer un ouvrage :
    J. Toussaint (sous la dir.), La phaléristique. Ordres. Rubans. Décorations, coll. Anhaive expo du Centre d’Archéologie, d’Art et d’Histoire de Jambes, n° 8, comprenant 240 pages (29,7 x 21 cm) illustrées de nombreuses photos et documents coul. et N/Bl. Ouvrage relié contrecollé. Prix : 40 € (+ frais de port).
    Une exposition est également consacrée au sujet :
    Ouverte du 1er juillet au 11 novembre 2014, du mardi au vendredi de 13h30 à 17h30, le samedi de 10h à 14h, le dimanche de 14h à 18h (en juillet/août) de même que le premier dimanche de septembre, octobre et novembre, à la Seigneurie d’Anhaive, Place Jean de Flandre, 1 – 5100 Namur (Jambes)
    Tél. : +32 (0)81 32 23 30 (Seigneurie d’Anhaive)
    Tél. : +32 (0)81 77 67 54,
    http://www.lasan.be, http://www.museedesartsanciens.be.

    Pour en savoir plus visitez notre site http://www.anhaive.be
    Pour plus d’infos : info@anhaive.be


    • Hello

      The Archaeological Centre of Art and History Legs has just published a book:

      Toussaint J. (eds.), The Phaleristics. Orders. Ribbons. Decorations, coll. Anhaive Expo Centre of Archaeology, Art and History Legs, No. 8, comprising 240 pages (29.7 x 21 cm) illustrated with many photos and coul documents. and D / Bl. Laminated hardcover. Price: 40 € (+ postage).
      An exhibition is devoted to the subject:
      Open from 1 July to 11 November 2014, Tuesday to Friday 13:30 to 17:30, Saturday from 10h to 14h, Sunday from 14h to 18h (July / August) as well as the first Sunday of September, October and November, the Lordship of Anhaive, Place Jean Flanders, 1-5100 Namur (Legs)
      Tel. : +32 (0) 81 32 23 30 (Lordship Anhaive)
      http://www.anhaive.be – http: //www.facebook/anhaive
      Tel. : +32 (0) 81 77 67 54,
      http://www.lasan.be, http://www.museedesartsanciens.be.

      For more information visit our website http://www.anhaive.be
      For more info: info@anhaive.be mailto: info@anhaive.be

      Thank you

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