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The next meeting of the Military Special Interest Group will be on Saturday 16 May 2020.  This will be our first online meeting of the Military Special Interest Group.  Angela Heymans will give a talk on 'Why use military records for family history research?'.  This is also our Annual General Meeting for 2020.

Bookings to attend can be made via this link FHWA Events.  Look for 'Military Special Interest Group' and select the May session.

Angela Heymans, Convenor Military SIG

Last Updated on Sunday, 24 May 2020 10:01

About the Military SIG

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BugleThe initial meeting of the WAGS Military Special Interest Group was held on Saturday 17 October 2015, where it was agreed that there was sufficient interest amongst WAGS members to form a specific SIG to provide assistance and a place for those with military interests to be heard.

The primary aim of the group is to enhance the knowledge of members and other interested parties in the research of all things military, in particular from a genealogy or family history perspective.

 

RESOURCES:

Resource Guide: Nurses and Medics MSIG_resource_guide_-_nurses_and_medics.pdf

Resource Guide: Boer War Records MSIG_resource_guide_-_Boer_War_Records.pdf

 

Last Updated on Monday, 22 June 2020 18:53

Contacts & next meeting MSIG

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We meet every three months, usually on the third Saturday of February, May, August and November, from 1:30pm to 4:30pm, at WAGS Unit 4/48 May Street, Bayswater.  

We are a self-help group, aiming to improve our general knowledge about things military and to help members navigate the minefield of military research. We will also spend time looking at successes, problems and queries.

All WAGS members are welcome to come along to our meetings and join our mailing list. A gold coin donation at the meeting helps to build up funds to purchase additional resources for the library or our projects. Maybe we'll see you at one of our meetings soon.

Convenor:      Angela Heymans

Email:            SIGS Contacts - Convenors - Military Interest Group

Next Meeting/s - Have a look at:

 FAMILY HISTORY WA EVents

 Saturday 16 May 2020 - 1.30am to 4.30pm 

Presentation from Angela Heymans 'Why use military records for family history research?'

Following Meeting:  TBA

Last Updated on Thursday, 14 May 2020 13:37

The topics we cover MSIG

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Details of our interests

The group is interested in all things military, including but not limited to:

Any service (militia, army, airforce, navy), country, battle, era, and type of military experience including peacekeeping and resistance.  Military service is not restricted to Australia or Western Australia, or in any specific time frame.

 

Last Updated on Saturday, 02 November 2019 15:12

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