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Nominal Roll Team
Korean War Nominal Roll
Department of Veterans' Affairs

Australian War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Department of Defence
National Archives of Australia
New Zealand
Norway
Republic of South Africa
The Netherlands
United Kingdom
United States of America
 
Nominal Roll Team back to top  
 
email nominal.rolls@dva.gov.au
telephone 1300 780 133 (local call charge)
postal address The Director
Nominal Rolls
Department of Veterans' Affairs
GPO Box 9998
CANBERRA ACT 2601
 
Korean War Nominal Roll back to top  

The Korean War Nominal Roll contains the names of veterans who served with the Royal Australian Navy, Australian Army and Royal Australian Air Force in Korea, or in the waters adjacent to Korea, during the conflict and after the ceasefire, between 27 June 1950 and 19 April 1956.

 
website http://www.koreanroll.gov.au
 
Department of Veterans' Affairs back to top  

The Department of Veterans' Affairs serves members of Australia's veteran and defence force communities, their widows/widowers and dependants through programs of care, compensation, commemoration and defence support services.

 
website http://www.dva.gov.au
National and State Offices http://www.dva.gov.au/contact_us/Pages/index.aspx
Australians at War website http://www.australiansatwar.gov.au
Visit Gallipoli website http://www.anzacsite.gov.au
Australia's War 1939 - 1945 website http://www.ww2australia.gov.au
 
Office of Australian War Graves back to top  

The Office of Australian War Graves is a functional component of the Department of Veterans' Affairs. It is responsible for the official commemoration of Australia's war dead and those who die post-war of war related causes.

postal address The Director
Office of Australian War Graves
Department of Veterans' Affairs
GPO Box 9998
CANBERRA ACT 2601
street address Lovett Tower
13 Keltie Street
WODEN ACT 2606
telephone 02 62891111
email wargraves@dva.gov.au
website http://www.dva.gov.au/COMMEMS_OAWG/OAWG/Pages/index.aspx
 
Australian War Memorial back to top  

The Australian War Memorial commemorates the sacrifice of Australians who have died in war. It helps Australians remember and understand through:
  • maintaining the Roll of Honour
  • conducting national commemorative ceremonies.
postal address The Director
Australian War Memorial
GPO Box 345
Canberra ACT 2601
AUSTRALIA
 
street address Treloar Crescent,
Campbell ACT
AUSTRALIA
telephone 02 62434315
website http://www.awm.gov.au
research http://www.awm.gov.au/research
email info@awm.gov.au
 
Commonwealth War Graves Commission back to top  

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission was established in May 1917. Its role is to mark and maintain the graves of the members of the forces of the Commonwealth who died in the two world wars, to build and maintain memorials to the dead whose graves are unknown, and to keep records and registers.

postal address Commonwealth War Graves Commission
2 Marlow Road
Maidenhead
Berkshire SL6 7DX
United Kingdom
telephone +44 1628 634221
email casualty.enq@cwgc.org
website http://www.cwgc.org
 
Department of Defence back to top  
All Services   
website http://www.defence.gov.au
 
Defence Service Records back to top  

Service records are held at the following locations:

Navy back to top  
  
  1911-1970
      website National Archives of Australia WW2 section
  Post 1970
      postal address Personnel Records (RAN/RAAF)
Queanbeyan Annexe 2
Department of Defence
CANBERRA ACT 2600
 
Army back to top  
  1914 - 1918
      website National Archives of Australia WW1 section
  September 1939 - June 1947
      website National Archives of Australia WW2 section
  Post June 1947
      postal address Manager
Central Army Records Office
Department of Defence
GPO Box 393D
MELBOURNE VIC 3001
      telephone 03 92825393
03 92826235
 
RAAF back to top  
 
  1921 - 1948
      website National Archives of Australia WW2 section
  Post 1948
      postal address Personnel Records (RAN/RAAF)
Queanbeyan Annexe 2
Department of Defence
CANBERRA ACT 2600
 
Merchant Navy back to top  
Merchant Navy records are held on microfilm by the National Archives of Australia WW2 section.
 
Applying for Medals back to top  

Applications for, or enquires about, entitlements for Honours and Gallantry Awards and service medals should be directed to the agencies listed below:

Navy back to top  
postal address Defence Honours and Awards
CP2-1, Department of Defence
PO Box 7952
CANBERRA BC ACT 2610
telephone 1800 111 321
website http://www.defence.gov.au/medals/
 
Army back to top  
postal address Defence Honours and Awards
CP2-1, Department of Defence
PO Box 7952
CANBERRA BC ACT 2610
telephone 1800 111 321
website http://www.defence.gov.au/medals/
 
RAAF back to top  
postal address Defence Honours and Awards
CP2-1, Department of Defence
PO Box 7952
CANBERRA BC ACT 2610
telephone 1800 111 321
website http://www.defence.gov.au/medals/
 
Merchant Navy back to top  
postal address Defence Honours and Awards
CP2-1, Department of Defence
PO Box 7952
CANBERRA BC ACT 2610
telephone 1800 111 321
website http://www.defence.gov.au/medals/
 
National Archives of Australia back to top  

In the interests of accountable government and for the benefit of the community, the National Archives of Australia promotes reliable recordkeeping and maintains a visible, accessible and known archival collection.

postal address Defence Service Records
National Archives of Australia
PO Box 7425
CANBERRA BUSINESS CENTRE ACT 2610
street address Queen Victoria Terrace
Parkes ACT 2600
telephone 1300 886 881
email archives@naa.gov.au
website http://www.naa.gov.au
WW2 service records http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/explore/defence/conflicts.aspx
 
New Zealand back to top  
All Services  
postal address NZDF Archives
Personnel Enquiries
Trentham Military Camp
Private Bag 905
UPPER HUTT 5140
New Zealand
telephone +64 4 527 5280
website http://www.nzdf.mil.nz/personnel-records/nzdf-archives
 
Norway back to top  
All Services   
postal address National Archives
Riksarkivet
Postboks 4013 UllevÄl Stadion
N-0806 Oslo
NORWAY
 
Republic of South Africa back to top  
All Services   
postal address Department of Defence
Documentation Centre
Private Bag X289
Pretoria 0001
REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA
 
The Netherlands back to top  
Navy   
postal address Directeur Personneel Koinklijke Marine
Postbus 20702
2500 E S 'S-Gravenhage
Holland
THE NETHERLANDS
 
United Kingdom back to top  
Royal Navy   
Officers   
postal address Naval Secretary (OMOBS)
Room 169, Victory Building
HM Naval Base
Portsmouth
Hampshire PO1 3LS
UNITED KINGDOM
Ratings back to top  
postal address NPP Accounts 1, AFPAA
Centurian Building
Grange Road
Gosport
Hampshire PO13 9XA
UNITED KINGDOM
 
Royal Air Force back to top  
postal address PMA (CS) 2a2
Royal Air Force Innsworth
Gloucester GL3 1EZ
UNITED KINGDOM
 
British Army back to top  
Grenadier Guards   
postal address Regimental Headquarters
The Grenadier Guards
Wellington Barracks
Birdcage Walk
London SW1E 6HQ
UNITED KINGDOM
The Coldstream Guards back to top  
postal address Regimental Headquarters
The Coldstream Guards
Wellington Barracks
Birdcage Walk
London SW1E 6HQ
UNITED KINGDOM
The Scots Guards back to top  
postal address Regimental Headquarters
The Scots Guards
Wellington Barracks
Birdcage Walk
London SW1E 6HQ
UNITED KINGDOM
The Irish Guards back to top  
postal address Regimental Headquarters
The Irish Guards
Wellington Barracks
Birdcage Walk
London SW1E 6HQ
UNITED KINGDOM
The Welsh Guards back to top  
postal address Regimental Headquarters
The Welsh Guards
Wellington Barracks
Birdcage Walk
London SW1E 6HQ
UNITED KINGDOM
All others back to top  
postal address Ministry of Defence
Record Office
Bourne Avenue
Hayes
Middlesex UB3 1RF
UNITED KINGDOM
 
Mariners back to top  
postal address General Register & Record Office of Shipping & Seamen
Department of Transport
PO Box 165
Gabalfa
Cardiff CF4 4UX
UNITED KINGDOM
 
Royal Marines back to top  
postal address Historical Records Office Royal Marines
Centurion Building
Grange Road
Gosport
Hampshire PO13 9XA
UNITED KINGDOM
 
Polish Forces under British Command & Polish Resettlement Corps back to top  
postal address Ministry of Defence
Record Office
Bourne Avenue
Hayes
Middlesex UB3 1RF
UNITED KINGDOM
 
UK Army Medals Office back to top  
postal address The Ministry of Defence,
Army Medals Office
Worcester Road
Droitwich
Worcestershire WR9 8AU
UNITED KINGDOM
 
Land Army back to top  
postal address Records Review
Lion House
Willow Burn Trading Estate
Alnwick
Northumberland NE66 2PF
UNITED KINGDOM
 
Home Guard back to top  
postal address Army Medal Office
Government Office Buildings
Worcester Road
Droitwich Spa WR9 2AU
UNITED KINGDOM
 
United States of America back to top  
All Services  
postal address National Personnel Record Centre
Military Personnel Records
Attention: Army Reference Branch (or Airforce, Navy)
9700 Page Boulevarde
St Louis
MissouriI 63132
USA
 
US Small Ships back to top  
postal address Commander
Military Personnel Command
MPC-S-3
2100 Second Street SW
Washington DC 20593-0001
USA
 
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