Collections - Image Galleries for Multiple Wars

Documents and photographs provide us with a gateway into the experience of those who have served Australia at home and abroad. Browse the virtual galleries of private collections, which have been generously shared with the Virtual War Memorial Australia, and take a moment to see the world through the eyes of those we commemorate. 

Click the image to view the collections

John William Hull Collection
Untitled, from the John William Hull Collection

Do you recognise any people or places in our collections? Without complete records, the individuals and contexts recorded in these images can so easily be lost. If you have any information about any of the images in these collections, please do not hesitate to contact us at

Do you know of a great collection that is not listed on this page? Do you have a private collection that you would like to see featured on our site like the John William Hull Collection? All images can be posted to this site as long as a verifiable connection is made to an Australian who has served in conflict through name, unit or campaign fields.
Contact us at to find out more. 

Please also note the Virtual War Memorial Australia's  Gifting and Donation Policy for artefacts.