In Their Honour

I found this website whilst browsing today and thought others would like to see it too.

In Their Honour

In Their Honour is dedicated to the fine Australian service men and women who served in the Armed Forces from 1914 to 1949. Many of them sacrificed their lives for “King and country”. Thousands did not come home to their families and were buried in War Graves in cemeteries across Europe and the Middle East.
In Their Honour shows the burial or memorial location of all service men and women who fought for our freedom and paid the ultimate price.
In Their Honour is an invaluable resource for teachers, genealogists, researchers and family historians. Search by surname to locate the final resting place of our service men and women with information about the cemetery where they are commemorated. If you are planning a Battlefield Tour of Europe, the location of war cemeteries can be accessed via mobile phones and a native version will soon be available on the iPhone.
In Their Honour was developed by Tom Horn and Jacqui Kennedy with the assistance and kind permission of the Commonwealth War Graves Commision and The National Archives of Australia. The photographs are provided by the Australian War Memorial under Flickr Commons licence with the aim of extending this to other photographic collections as well as historical data of battles and troop movements.
This site was initialy developed as part of the Mashups Australia competition to open up access to government records. You can read about it or vote for this site for the People’s Choice award at our Mashups Australia Profile Page.
Geocoding of cemeteries is a work in progress, in the future we plan to support user contributions to correct errors and gaps. In the mean time, if you have a suggestion please let us know.

I found my great uncle on the site, Oscar Geoffrey Buring.

They don’t have locations of all cemeteries yet, I hope it comes soon.

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