The Australian Council of Social Service under the leadership of Aileen Fitzpatrick orchestrated the reunion of children separated from their parents as a result of the Nazi invasion and occupation of Greece, and the Civil War that followed.
The Consulate General of Greece and the Joint Committee for the Commemoration of the Battle of Crete and the Greek Campaign,
kindly invite you to a public flag raising and star ceremony where we will solemnly commemorate
The 77th Anniversary of OXI (NO) DAY 1940
and the gallantry and sacrifice of more than 34,000 Anzacs who served with distinction in the Battle of Crete and the Greek Campaign.
Date: Friday, October 27th, 2017 Venue: Northern Steps of the Anzac Memorial Hyde Park South
Time: Ceremony will commence 4pm sharp and conclude 5pm
Keynote Speaker: Mr Brad Manera, Senior Historian | Curator | Anzac Memorial
This is also the last public event of Consul-General Dr Stavros Kyrimis organized by the Consulate of Greece.