The Battle of Crete & Greece Commemorative Council of Victoria, on behalf of the Cretan Brotherhood of Melbourne and Pancretan Association of Melbourne, are pleased to invite you to the following commemorative events on the occasion of the 78th anniversary of the Battle of Crete.
Sunday 26th May 2019
11:30am Official Parade and Wreath Laying Ceremony commemorating the 78th anniversary of the Battle of Crete at forecourt of the Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne, immediately followed by Ceremony at the Australian Hellenic Memorial in the Domain Gardens of Melbourne hosted by the Australian Hellenic Memorial Foundation.
2:00pm Official luncheon in honour of our last remaining ANZAC Greece & Crete Veterans, to be held at the Cretan Village, 90 Cathies Lane, Wantirna South. Cost is $50 per head.
The events will also be attended by the Consul General for Greece in Melbourne, the Chief of Staff of the Hellenic Armed Forces arriving from Greece for the occasion, our Australian Defence Forces, Veteran associations and Victoria’s Greek Australian Community.
Your response to this invitation, including which events you are able to attend, would be appreciated by no later thannFriday 11th May, 2019, by email to [email protected] or by calling Jim Papadimitriou on 0411 224532.