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World War 1 - Periods and Places
Period of conflict
For qualifying service to be recognised in World War 1 a person must have served during the period 4 August 1914 to 11 November 1918 (both dates included). For operational service to be recognised in World War 1 a person must have served during the period 4 August 1914 to 21 September 1921 (both dates included).More ?
Places of conflict
All qualifying and operational service is service performed during the above period of conflict in areas beyond the coastal waters of Australia.
During World War 1 Australian forces served in Gallipoli, France and Belgium or the Middle East. In addition, there was an expeditionary force to New Guinea, which was then a German colony. The RAN served in all seas and oceans.
Service in Australia during WW1 is eligible war service.More ?