Between 1916 and 1919 the South Australian Red Cross Information Bureau undertook research into over eight thousand enquiries from family and friends of missing Australian Imperial Force personnel who fought in WW1. The data contains the names and service detail of the soldier enquired upon and eyewitness; name and address of enquirer, dates of death,
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A selection (542) of portraits of soldiers. This set of portraits comes from our Chamberlain Collection and includes portraits of Soldiers prior to embarkation in studios and at various military camps in South Australia including Morphettville and Jubilee Oval.
##Interned: Torrens Island, 1914-1915 In August 1914 war broke out across Europe. Within days ‘enemy subjects’ in Australia were required to register with the authorities. Most gave their ‘parole’ and went on with their lives in the community, but internment started with sailors taken off enemy ships and enemy reservists, and went on to include