Online Map for Australian Diggers

Posted by admin on Apr 19, 2011

A new online map launched by the National Archives of Australia shows the home towns of World War I diggers and allows people to view individual service records, build tributes, or attach memories to an online scrapbook.

The web map, entitled Mapping Our Anzacs, allows researchers or community members to start at an area and find all the diggers from that area. Previous to this, researchers had to start with a name, rather than a place. Now, any interested community member can quickly find all the diggers that were born or enlisted in their town.

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