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Queensland’s First World War death registers digital story

First World War registers

State Library recently commissioned a digital story, to highlight the unique First World War death registers held at Queensland’s Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages (RBDM). These registers are hold almost 10,000 names, but none of the soldiers registered died in Queensland. Between 1921-1924, as a means of providing Queensland families with some kind of closure, … Read more

Revealing Hughenden’s stories

Q ANZAC 100 Regional Workshops advertised on Hughenden's Community noticeboard

As part of Q ANZAC 100: Memories for a New Generation regional workshops in July, staff of State Library facilitated several events with the Hughenden community and staff of the Hughenden Public Library. These sessions included a White Gloves experience with First World War collections from the John Oxley Library, an online discussion about preserving … Read more

Queensland Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages World War One commemorative death certificates

Commemorative certificate

A number of articles about the First World War are published in the Family History Newsletter on the website of the Queensland Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages (RBDM). The paragraphs below are excerpts from the article ‘Lest we forget – Qld RBDMs World War One commemorative death certificates’ by Adrian Harrison of the Department of Justice … Read more