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Secretary, Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative Committee
Secretary, Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative Committee

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New Memorial to Anzac connection with Greece erected at Victorian Parliament
The Hellenic Anzac Memorial in the grounds of the Victorian Parliament. Photo Jim Claven 2017 On the 25th May the Victorian Parliament honored the bonds between Greece and Australia - forged across two world wars - from Lemnos in 1915 to the battles of Gree...

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Lemnos Square - Port Phillip
Cr Voss, Mayor of Port Phillip, announces the naming of Lemnos Square. Photo Peter Ford 2017. Last week the Mayor of the City of Port Philip, Cr Bernadene Voss, announced the naming of the location of our Lemnos Gallipoli Memorial as Lemnos Square . The nam...

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Stop Press! - Lemnos Square Announced - Congratulations to the City of Port Phillip
Members of the Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative
Committee with their guests at the commemorative service. Photo Peter Ford 2017 The Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative Committee is glad to announce that the location of the Lemnos Gallipoli Memorial has been named ...

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The Jewish War Memorial at Ripponlea - Remembering the Jewish Anzacs who came to Greece - Lest We Forget
Yesterday I visited the Jewish War Memorial which stands in the gardens next to Ripponlea Railway Station. It commemorates all those Australians of Jewish faith who served and gave their lives in the First and Second World War, as well as those civilians ki...

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The Jewish War Memorial at Ripponlea - Lest We Forget
Yesterday I visited the Jewish War Memorial which stands in the gardens next to Ripponlea Railway Station. It commemorates all those Australians of Jewish faith who served and gave their lives in the First and Second World War, as well as those civilians ki...

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Out Now! - Battle of Crete and Greece 2017 Commemorative Program
The Melbourne-based Battle of Crete and Greece Commemorative Council recently released its commemorative program for 2017. This lists a range of important commemorative events scheduled to be held throughout the year in honour of the Greek and Crete campaig...

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You are Invited - Hellenic Armed Forces representatives to visit Lemnos Gallipoli Memorial on 26th May 2017
The nurse from our Lemnos Gallipoli Memorial. Photo Jim Claven 2016 Senior representatives of the Hellenic Armed Forces - along with public officials from Crete - will be visiting our Lemnos Gallipoli Memorial at 4pm on Friday, the 26th May 2017. These repr...

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You are Invited - Battle of Kalamata Commemorative Service - Australian Hellenic Memorial, Domain Gardens Melbourne, 12.30pm, Sunday 21st May 2017
Australian troops marching through Kalamata, April 1941. AWM The Committee has been invited to take part in the forthcoming commemoration of those who fought and died in the defence of Greece, including those who took part in the battle of Kalamata.The comm...

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You are Invited - Greek Campaign Commemorative Service - Kalamata, Greece, 11.30am, Tuesday 9th May 2017
Photo Jim Claven 2016 We have been advised that the annual service in commemoration of the Greek campaign of 1941 held at the Campaign Memorial in Kalamata, Greece, will take place at 11.30 am, on Tuesday 9th May 2017 This commemoration has been held with t...

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Lemnos Committee and Battle of Crete & Greece Council take part in Oakleigh Dawn Service
Photo Jim Claven 2017 At 6am on Anzac Day, the Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative Committee and the Battle of Crete and Greece Commemorative Council took part in the annual Dawn Service held by the Oakleigh-Carnegie RSL. The Committee and the Council had been i...
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