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Business as usual reference and digitisation services have resumed for WA. There may be a slight delay in responding to your request as we work through the backlog of applications received while access to the collection was closed. Thank you for your patience and support.

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Note: RecordSearch contains names and images of Indigenous Australians now deceased.

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Researching war service includes information about finding a service record, printing a record, abbreviations, photographs, service medals and more.

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