What are your plans for Anzac Day?
From the Friends of Anzac:
The Official Commemorations for the 102 anniversary of the Gallipoli Campaign and the ANZAC Day, will host in Lemnos island, the 20th and 21st April, 2017, presenting once again to the world community, the participation of the island in this global historical event. The North Aegean Regional Governor, the Mayor of Lemnos island and “The Lemnos ‘Friends of ANZAC “ Association, cordially invite you, to these 2–days historical commemorative events, with the appropriate solemnity that the ritual itself, gives.
Below is the program of the events. It will be as well, a great chance for us to show you the preparations and the actions we do for the promotion of the historical memory in the beautiful island of Lemnos. And except of all these, we ll make you communicants for the next years’ (2018) great events for the centenary of the Sign of the Armistice of Mudros which will be the main event for the Greek State, of the participation and the finish of the WW1, at Mudros-Lemnos. (November 2018)
|Stelios A. Mantzaris
No. 2 Australian General Hospital / Mena House / Egypt. The first batch of wounded Australian soldiers from Gallipoli / May 1915
Detail taken from this photo: www.flickr.com/photos/thrutheselines/7665435294
Source: Irene Victoria Read papers, pictorial material and relics, 1839-1951
Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales