Find records on the defence forces and Tasmania in times of war. See also more about Tasmania and World War I .
Most Boer and World War 1 records are with the National Archives or the Australian War Memorial
Tasmania sent eight contingents with 36 Officers and 821 men to South Africa.
The Commonwealth became responsible for defence after federation.
Some useful records include:
See also these Tasmanian diaries and notebooks in Launceston (LMSS) and Hobart (NS).
See the National Archives . Diaries, reminiscences and an interesting collection of private records.
The National Archives of Australia has many personnel dossiers online
All Tasmanian archive + heritage
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