History and biography resources for World War 1

This is a selection of what may be found at State Library of Queensland.

Bean. The official history of Australia in the war of 1914-1918 REFJ 940.40994 OFF (Open access, Level 4) or OSG 940.394 1921-1942 (Storage, Level 3)

Broken nation : Australians in the Great War

Coulthard-Clark. The Diggers, makers of the Australian military tradition : lives from the Australian dictionary of biography

Dennis et al. The Oxford companion to Australian military history

Australasian biographical archive [microfiche]

Wilcox, Aldridge, AWM, ANU. The Great War : gains and losses - ANZAC and empire

Tolerton. An awfully big adventure : New Zealand World War One veterans tell their stories

Wright. Shattered glory : the New Zealand experience at Gallipoli and the Western Front

Wildman. Queenslanders who fought in the Great War [CD-ROM]

Pearce, Ashmead-Bartlett & Manderson. All-Australia Memorial: Victoria [CD-ROM]

Kiddle. War services old Melburnians 1914-1918 [CD-ROM]

Australia’s fighting sons of the Empire (New South Wales and Queensland) [CD-ROM]

Broinowski. Tasmania's war record, 1914-1918 [CD-ROM]

Evans. Loyalty and disloyalty: social conflict on the Queensland homefront, 1914-1918

Brown. Anzac's long shadow: the cost of our national obsession

Broadbent. Gallipoli: the Turkish defence: the story from the Turkish documents /

Also view our list outlining Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participation in WW1.

Digitised published materials

The Buzzer digitised version - troopship journal
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Allan. Letters from a young Queenslander
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Macleod. For the sake of the soldier : voluntary work of Brisbane women
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Evens. Loyalty and disloyalty : social and ideological conflict in Queensland during the Great War
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