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Our Committee is raising funds to create a lasting legacy telling the story of Lemnos' link to Gallipoli and Australia's Anzac story. Our projects include the Lemnos Gallipoli Memorial in Albert Park, the publication of a major new historical and pictorial publication and more. To make a donation you can also deposit directly by direct debit into the Committee's bank account: Account Name: Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative Committee Inc; Bank: Delphi Bank; Account No: 204299-020 BSB No: 941300; Include your surname in the reference section. For further information on our legacy projects or to make a donation please contact either Lee Tarlamis 0411553009 or Jim Claven 0409402388M

Sunday, 4 January 2015

Mudros on Lemnos - Images from the past

Here are some images of Mudros on Lemnos taken from postcards. Some are from 1915, others from before and after the Gallipoli campaign.
Mudros was one of the major towns on Lemnos and its major pier in the great bay of Mudros. In 1915 it bustled with the sounds of many lands - Greek villagers, Australians and New Zealand soldiers and nurses, French and British soldiers and more.
In the early months of the Gallipoli campaign an Australian military field hospital was based near here. Australian nurses and soldiers visited its cafes and shops - and its great Church - Agios Evanglismos.
This Church stands to this day, as does the East Mudros Military Cemetery, where many Anzacs lie buried alongside their Allied comrades.
Jim Claven
Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative Committee




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