GUIDE TO AUSTRALIAN BUSINESS RECORDS
This guide provides links to archival and published resources relating to Australian business entities and people involved with those entities. It includes the following:
Banks are included under corporate bodies and statutory authorities.
PUBLIC RECORD OFFICE VICTORIA - STATE BANK OF VICTORIA (VA 1041)
These are the Archives of the State Bank of Victoria which was sold to Commonwealth Bank of Australia in 1990. The State Bank of Victoria was established by 1912 when the Savings Banks Act (No.2365) provided for all Banks then operating under the Savings Banks Acts to be collectively named The State Savings Bank of Victoria. Some records are online.
BALLARAT AND DISTRICT GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY - BALLARAT BANKING COMPANY INDEX 1921-1924
This includes bank employees and bank customers.
AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY - BANK OF NEW SOUTH WALES ROLL OF HONOUR
Sydney, Bank of New South Wales, 1921.
FINDMYPAST - BANK OF NEW SOUTH WALES ROLL OF HONOUR
The Bank of New South Wales produced a presentation bound book to celebrate the lives of the 793 men, 42% of the bank's staff of 1,800, who enlisted in the armed forces of Australia, New Zealand and Great Britain during World War I. These men came from the bank's head office in Sydney and their branch offices in every Australian state, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and Fiji as well as the London office. This is searchable and may be browsed.
AUSTRALIAN MILITARY MEMORIALS AND RECORDS
This website aids in finding World War 1 Australian veteran information. It includes a number of digitized books: the All Australia Memorial Book, Victorian Edition, the Education Department's Record of War Services, Some of Australia's Fighting Families, Australian Jewry Book of Honour, and the National Bank of Australasia Ltd. Record of War Service of Bank and Staff 1914-1919.