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8th Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse c1902 001011d
8th Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse c1902

The booklet Our Military Ancestors compiled by Glenda Oakley (016.92939 JSB) provides references to printed, archival and manuscript records relating to the military in Western Australia. These include ACCs 81, 873/5 and 1123/1-34 (see AN 23 for details of these 3 accessions). Other records located which provide the names of military personnel include:

Listed in AN 23 are a series of records relating to the Western Australian contingents to the South African War (1st to 6th Contingents and the 1st West Australian Mounted Infantry), various volunteer forces and First World War company records of the following battalions and regiments - 11th Infantry Battalion, 28th Infantry Battalion, 11th Australian Infantry Regiment, 44th Infantry Battalion, 1st Western Australian Infantry Regiment and the Infantry Brigade of Western Australia. There are many nominal rolls and other records listing the names of members of these forces.

See also heading Volunteers in Government Archival Records and Military and Volunteers in Private Archives.

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