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North Russia and Kurdistan Service after the Armistice

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Following the Armistice in Europe on 11 November 1918, some Australians performed further service against the Russian Bolshevik forces and in Kurdistan. Australians who served with one of the following before 21 September 1921, are recognised as having operational service:

  • British Army in Russia
  • British Army in Kurdistan
  • North Russian Relief force
  • Elope force

After 1921, Australian volunteers who remained Australian soldiers are recognised as having operational service.

After 1921, Australian volunteers who joined the British Army and helped the White Russian forces do not have operational service.     

Note: For a complete list of eligible veterans contact National Office, Legal Services Branch.