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.

 

 

Link yourself to the MRNZ website …. 

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

  • Title Medals Reunited New Zealand© 
  • Description We believe the rightful place of any medal that is found, is with the Veteran’s family or descendant kin – we help to make that happen.
  • URL https://www.medalsreunitednz.co.nz

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New Zealand Defence Force

The NZDF office for enquires related to medals or obtaining a Veteran’s military file is:

Personnel Archives and Medals (PAM)

Phone :  04-527-5280

Email  :  [email protected]

Applications for medals and all written correspondence can be sent to:

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

          Written correspondence can be sent to:   

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

             SCOTLAND

  • UK MEDALS

           For all inquiries regarding UK medal issues, write to:

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

          UNITED KINGDOM

Email: [email protected]

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

Freephone (UK only): 0800-085-3600

Telephone (from overseas): *44-141-224-3600

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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