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Honours and Awards

 

CIVILIAN HONOURS AND AWARDS


AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT OF THE PRIME MINISTER AND CABINET - THE AUSTRALIAN HONOURS SEARCH FACILITY

This includes all honours and awards given out by the federal government. It includes imperial honours and awards, military honours and awards and bravery awards.

https://honours.pmc.gov.au/honours/search

 

GOVERNMENT GAZETTES - HONOURS AND AWARDS

Imperial honours and awards were announced in the London Gazette. Imperial as well as Australian honours and awards were announced in the Commonwealth of Australia Government Gazettes. See Government Gazettes.

 

NEWSPAPERS - HONOURS AND AWARDS

Honours and awards are also reported in newspapers. See Newspapers, Magazines and Journals.

 

FINDMYPAST - BRITAIN, KNIGHTS OF THE REALM AND COMMONWEALTH INDEX

This includes Australian knights.

https://search.findmypast.com.au/search-world-Records/britain-knights-of-the-realm-and-commonwealth-index

 

MILITARY HONOURS AND AWARDS


AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT OF THE PRIME MINISTER AND CABINET - THE AUSTRALIAN HONOURS SEARCH FACILITY

This includes all honours and awards given out by the federal government. It includes imperial honours and awards, military honours and awards and bravery awards.

https://honours.pmc.gov.au/honours/search

 

AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL - MILITARY HONOURS AND AWARDS

There is an Honours and Awards database on the Australian War Memorial website that details military honours and awards to Australians.

https://www.awm.gov.au/advanced-search/people?roll=Honours%20and%20Awards&people_roll_type=award


There is also an Honours and Awards (Recommendations) database on the Australian War Memorial website that details recommendations for military honours and awards to Australians.

https://www.awm.gov.au/advanced-search/people?roll=Honours%20and%20Awards&people_roll_type=recommendation


NATIONAL ARCHIVES OF AUSTRALIA - OFFICE OF MILITARY SECRETARY, ARMY HONOURS AND AWARDS CONFIDENTIAL WORKING FILES (AWM119)

There are recommendations from the Second World War to Vietnam. Files are searchable through RecordSearch.

https://www.naa.gov.au/

 

ANCESTRY - UNITED KINGDOM, VICTORIA CROSS MEDALS, 1857-2007

Victoria Cross Medals. East Sussex, England: Naval and Military Press.

https://search.ancestry.com.au/search/db.aspx?dbid=2483

 

ANCESTRY - UNITED KINGDOM, CITATIONS OF THE DISTINGUISHED CONDUCT MEDAL, 1914-1920

Walker, R. W., and Chris Buckland, compilers. Citations of the Distinguished Conduct Medal, 1914-1920. 4 sections. Uckfield, East Sussex, United Kingdom: Naval and Military Press, 2007.

https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1913

 

FINDMYPAST - BRITAIN, CAMPAIGN, GALLANTRY AND LONG SERVICE MEDALS AND AWARDS

This includes Australian gallantry medals.

https://search.findmypast.com.au/search-world-Records/britain-campaign-gallantry-and-long-service-medals-and-awards

 

FINDMYPAST - REGISTER OF THE ROYAL RED CROSS 1883-1994

The Royal Red Cross is a military decoration awarded in the United Kingdom and Commonwealth for exceptional services in military nursing.

https://search.findmypast.com.au/search-world-Records/register-of-the-royal-red-cross-1883-1994

 

FINDMYPAST - ROYAL AIR FORCE AND COMMONWEALTH, MENTIONED IN DISPATCHES 1940-1945

https://search.findmypast.com.au/search-world-Records/royal-air-force-and-commonwealth-mentioned-in-dispatches-1940-1945

 

GOVERNMENT GAZETTES - HONOURS AND AWARDS

Imperial honours and awards were announced in the London Gazette. Imperial as well as Australian honours and awards were announced in the Commonwealth of Australia Government Gazettes. See Government Gazettes.

 

NEWSPAPERS - HONOURS AND AWARDS

Honours and awards are also reported in newspapers. See Newspapers, Magazines and Journals.


MILITARY SERVICE MEDALS

Details of the medals that were awarded for military service may be found in service records. See Military Service Records.

 

 

 

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