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From Lemnos to Salonika: The Hellenic Link to Australia’s Anzac Tradition
May 2, 2019 @ 10:30 pm - May 3, 2019 @ 12:30 am
The Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative is hosting a Presentation titled “ From Lemnos to Salonika: The Hellenic Link to Australia’s Anzac Tradition.
Thursday 2nd May by Jim Claven at the Kew Golf Club.
For more information please contact Mr. Jim Claven on 0409 402 388.
Come along, enjoy a lunch and hear my presentation on Lemnos’ link to the Gallipoli campaign and Australia’s Anzac tradition, including as the location for the negotiation and signing of the armistice which ended the First World War in the east.
I will also make reference to the Australian soldiers and nurses who went on to serve on the Salonika Front from 1915 until the end of the war (a role recognised on Kew’s War Memorial), including Ballarat’s Sister Grace Munro.
This connection would continue into WW2 with the arrival of thousands of Australian soldiers – as well as nurses – to take part in the defence of Greece.
Finally he will outline current work in promoting the development of Greece’s new Anzac Commemorative Trail.
Where: Kew Golf Club
When: 12.30 for 12.45pm sharp, Thursday, 2nd May 2019
Tickets – $30 (including lunch).
RSVP Tuesday, 30th April 2019
Bookings: Contact George Verginis (Kew Rotary) on 0417 542 224 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please make payment by direct deposit to the Rotary Club of Kew (Inc)
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Bank: Bendigo & Adelaide BSB: 633 000 A/C No: 125381590