How long does it take before WW11 records are released, I am waiting for my father in-law and great uncle's records to be released. Jan

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Comment by Elizabeth Allen on February 9, 2017 at 13:11

Jan,  I think that project was put on hold - you can request them now but they are not cheap - depends on how many pages the record contains as to the cost


Comment by Lesley Brown on April 22, 2017 at 18:32

I am searching for Percival Brown = who was in WWW11 as I am trying to get his Australian  Imperial Force Records--{BROWN PERCIVAL : Service Number - SX15170 : Date of birth - 08 Jan 1913 : Place of birth - MOONTA SA : Place of enlistment - ADELAIDE SA : Next of Kin - BROWN MARY}. He is my father.

Comment by Elizabeth Allen on April 22, 2017 at 21:58

Lesley,   You can request a copy of his file - there is a fee involved

alternatively if you can get to Canberra to the National Archives you can view his record for no charge


Comment by Ozedee on April 23, 2017 at 11:11

Does anyone know how long the project regarding the release of WW11 records has been put on hold for as I am researching my father-in-laws records

Comment by Debbie E Miller on April 24, 2017 at 14:44

How do you fine some one in the war that use a different name  plz 

Comment by Elizabeth Allen on April 24, 2017 at 15:43

Debbie,  It would be difficult if the alias was not known about

I have this site for WW1 alias

Also if they used an alias you never know if their listed birthdate/birthplace are inaccurate as well



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