Military Records

Search for military personnel files, war graves and memorials in New Zealand and overseas.

Archway: Archives New Zealand
Search archives of the New Zealand Government, including military personnel files for soldiers who served in the Boer War and World War I.
 AM online cenotaph
Auckland War Memorial Museum Online Cenotaph : He Toa Taumata Rau
Look for personal and official information about New Zealand service men and women.
Commonwealth War Graves
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Find out about cemeteries, burial plots and memorials around the world, which commemorate those from Commonwealth forces who died in the two world wars.
Discovering Anzacs Website
Discovering Anzacs

Explore First World War and South African War records held by Archives New Zealand and the National Archives of Australia. Includes records for New Zealand born soldiers who fought for Australia.

Memorials Register
Memorials Register : New Zealand History Online

View photographs, maps and information on over 900 memorials throughout New Zealand. The register includes First World War and South African War memorials in Nelson and Tasman.

Search the Roll of Honor
Nelson Provincial Museum : World War One Service Database

Learn about the men and women from the Nelson Tasman region who served during the First World War. The database includes nurses, soldiers, Padres, and those who served with Australian forces, the Royal Navy and the flying services of England.


NZ Defence Force Website
New Zealand Defence Force Website

Order the military service files of those who served in New Zealand’s military forces after January 1921. These records can’t be viewed online but you can apply for a record from their archives.

NZ War Graves Project
New Zealand War Graves Project

Browse this photo-archive of cemeteries, headstones and memorials of New Zealand servicemen who died in conflict.

WW100 Website
New Zealand WW100: Sites and Sources
Discover recommended websites, fact sheets and other resources for learning about the First World War from a New Zealand perspective. Find out what's happening around the country to mark the WWI centenary.

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