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New Australian records on Findmypast

Brand new rolls of honor, parish records, and more

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Niall Cullen
16 April 2021

Discover remarkable Anzac stories and Kent family milestones this Findmypast Friday.

Do you have Anzac ancestors in your past? A major new release could help you trace their incredible life stories. Plus, we've added more parish records and made extensive updates to our newspaper collection. Here's what's new this week.

Ahead of Anzac Day, we’ve compiled a major new resource for exploring the lives of Australia's military heroes.

The collection includes records for Captain Alfred John Shout, along with a striking photo.

Captain Alfred John Shout, Australia War Memorial.

Gallipoli’s most decorated soldier, Shout was awarded a Victoria Cross and Military Cross.

Unlock family milestones with new additions from six parishes. These records are essential for growing the Kent branches of your family tree.

The churches covered in this latest tranche of new baptism, marriage and burial records are:

  • Halling, St John the Baptist
  • Hoo St Werburgh
  • Horton Kirby, St Mary
  • Luddesdown, Leywood School
  • Luddesdown, SS Peter & Paul
  • Milton-next-Gravesend, Christchurch

Review the parish list to see exact timeframes covered and the other churches featured in this growing resource.

We’ve added nine new papers and updated a raft of other publications, 35 to be precise. Brand new this week are:

While we've been even busier than usual, expanding the coverage in these 35 newspapers:

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