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NAA General Enquiry Form is STILL not working

I've tried all afternoon to get the General Enquiry Form to submit. It keeps asking for the code in the captcha to be typed in - there is no code displayed.I thought I'd trick it and listen to the…Continue

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Started Aug 25

Ben Hackney

Ben's service record is available through Record Search. Go into Name Search. I put in his name, selected Army personnel records and added his service number. His service record is available as a…Continue

Started Apr 4

How do I find a RAAF survey plan

I was given a poor photocopy of a RAAF survey plan of all works constructed in Paluma, Mount Spec, during World War II. I need to find the original so I can get a better (digital) copy. I have no…Continue

Started Apr 2

 

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NAA General Enquiry Form is STILL not working

I've tried all afternoon to get the General Enquiry Form to submit. It keeps asking for the code in the captcha to be typed in - there is no code displayed.I thought I'd trick it and listen to the code. After seven attempts of carefully listening to the mumbled code, I got one that I could understand. Despite typing it in, in both upper and lower case, this code was also rejected, meaning I could not submit my enquiry.I'm hoping someone in authority from NAA reads these discussions, as I can…See More
Aug 27
LindaVenn replied to Karen W's discussion Army Records
"Karen You should still be able to find a service record. I recently found two records for a gentleman who was posted to the Northern Territory with the Army in WWII, but never served overseas. It was a very limited record, mostly of minor medical…"
Aug 25
LindaVenn replied to LindaVenn's discussion Record won't download in pdf format
"Just on the off-chance that this has been fixed, I tried the original link sent to me in the email saying that this file had now been digitised. Attached is what I got this afternoon (26th). Linda"
Jul 26
Neville Jones replied to LindaVenn's discussion Record won't download in pdf format
"Penelope I reported this problem 14 July - that i 12 days ago now. Neville"
Jul 26
Penelope Robb replied to LindaVenn's discussion Record won't download in pdf format
"Dear Linda This issue has been reported and is in the process of being fixed by our technical team.  We expect it will be fixed soon so that you can view the service record online.  Yours sincerely Penelope NAA staff member"
Jul 19
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Apr 6
LindaVenn replied to Malcolm Kingston's discussion Civil Construction Corp during WWII
"Malcolm I know little of what the CCC did in NQ, but it seems they were called upon to do all sorts of civil works. Just west of Paluma, Mount Spec, there was a large timber cutting camp for the CCC, felling timber for the war effort. Families and…"
Apr 4
LindaVenn commented on Laureen L Hackney's blog post record search
"Have you tried Trove? Look for a local newspaper. Often there were court reports. Linda"
Apr 4
Sylvia replied to LindaVenn's discussion Identification of a supposed military uniform button
"Maybe not military, but a "Batchelor button" like the following 3 (George?) West's patent…"
Mar 1
LindaVenn posted a discussion

Identification of a supposed military uniform button

This button, turned into a brooch, has been in our family for supposedly over 100 years. I'm assuming it's of military origin, as the back has the swords and sabres on it. The front is gold and quite decorative.Does anyone have any ideas of its provenance?LindaSee More
Mar 1
LindaVenn replied to Jocelyn Harrisson's discussion Finding my Grandfather
"nla.news-article163471184.3.pdf I guess you found this one from Smithton, Jocelyn? Good luck Linda"
Feb 16

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