Useful Links

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The links below will allow you to access useful information to research your veteran ancestor’s medal entitlements and military service.  

Also included are links to related websites for additional information.

 

 

FREE – link yourself to the MRNZ website …. 

You are welcome to link to our website; we prefer that you use the following format:

  • Title Medals Reunited New Zealand© 
  • Description We believe the rightful place for any medal that is found, is with family or near descendant kin – we are here to help make this happen.
  • URLPlease feel free to use and circulate this link – https://www.medalsreunitednz.co.nz

New Zealand Defence Force

The NZDF office for enquires related to MEDALS or RECORDS of SERVICE is:

Personnel Archives and Medals (PAM)

Phone :  04-527-5280

Email  :  [email protected]

          NZDF Personnel Archives & Medals
          Trentham Military Camp
          Private Bag 905
          Upper Hutt 5140
          NEW ZEALAND

Related sites

NZ Defence Force Medals – http://medals.nzdf.mil.nz/

NZDF Personnel Records – Please note only Boer War and WW1 personnel files of Army service members have been digitized – http://www.nzdf.mil.nz/personnel-records/nzdf-archives/resources/ww1-army-service-records.htm

New Zealand National Honours and Awards – Department of the Prime Minister & Cabinet –http://www.dpmc.govt.nz/honours/overview

NZDF Medal Tracking Database – a list of medals and other items sought by family members and collectors – http://www.nzef-ww1.com/online/tracker.ph

Useful links to websites of related interest …

NEW ZEALAND

Researching Military Personnel

Military Records On-line

  • Archives New Zealand (WW1) – what the collection contains  http://archives.govt.nz/world-war-one
  • Archives NZ  Archway – access to all NZers military & personal records (digitized files of all Boer War & WW1 soldiers and nurses; additional files may be found here that are not on AWMM Cenotaph below – http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum (AWMM) Cenotaph website  digitized files of all Boer War & WW1 soldiers and nurses  (incomplete) – http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/war-memorial/online-cenotaph/search
  • Maori in the Great War  http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/tm/scholarly/tei-CowMaor-t1-body-d1.html
  • NZ (Maori) Pioneer Battalion (WW1) – https://nzhistory.govt.nz/keyword/maori-pioneer-battalion
  • 28 Maori Battalion (WW2)  https://28maoribattalion.org.nz/roll
  • Personal Diaries & Other Written Accounts of WW1 – http://natlib.govt.nz/blog/posts/off-at-last-the goodbye-would-have-been-to-awful
  • Internal Affairs – Birth, Death, Marriage searches; printouts and certificates cost $ Pay to view site  https://bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/Home/
  • Ancestry.com – $ Pay to view site https://www.ancestry.com.au/

Digital NZ Military History

War Graves and Memorials

Forums &  Societies

Military Museums in NZ

General Information – uniforms, badges, rank, equipment, etc

AUSTRALIA

UNITED KINGDOM

          For inquiries regarding PERSONNEL RECORDS etc:   

          Army Personnel Centre
          Disclosure 2, Mail Point 515
          Kentigern House
          65 Brown Street, Glasgow, G2 SEX – SCOTLAND

          For inquiries regarding UK MEDALS:

          MOD Medal Office 
          Room G36 
          Innsworth House 
          Imjin Barracks 
          Gloucester 
          GL3 1HW – UNITED KINGDOM 

          Email UK MEDALS: [email protected]

          Telephone enquiries are handled by the Joint Personnel Administration Centre (JPAC).

          **  Freephone (UK only):  0800-085-3600

          **  Telephone (international calls):  0044-141-224-3600

CANADA

  • Archives Canada  WW1 Personnel Files – https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/personnel-records/Pages/personnel-records.aspx

 

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