St Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church in Kingsford NSW was erected as a war memorial and is dedicated to the Anzacs who died in Greece and to Australian and Greek soldiers who lost their lives in the two World Wars. The church is an officially registered war memorial. The old Colours of the University of New South Wales Regiment were laid-up in the church on Saturday, 3rd March, 2003. They were marched to the Church with the band leading from the University.
St Spyridon is the only Greek Orthodox Church in Australia to have received the Colours of an Australian Army Regiment.
The Australian Hellenic War Memorial was erected in 1975 at Stavromenos, near Rethymno, on Crete. It was here where Australian and local Greek forces held back the German paratroopers in May 1941 and the local community erected a memorial to commemorate that event. A plaque on the memorial records, with attendant colour patches every major Australian unit that fought the Germans at Stavromenos, at Perivolia and in the Rethymno area in general. In