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.

 

Lemnos1915 as part of the Lemnos Association NSW, commemorates the Greek island Lemnos' involvement with the first Anzacs in 1915.

Photo: 'The staff 3rd A.G.H photographed on Christmas Day 1915
Lemnos Island, Col de Crespigny in command’ AW Savage 1915, The State Library of New South Wales

 

For more information visit the "Lemnos 1915" website