|Lemnos Gallipoli Committee members with Col Jan McCarthy (at right). Photo Peter Ford 2017|
The feelings of pride that we all experienced when we unveiled this Memorial two years ago, were repeated today with the official naming of Lemnos Square and unveiling of the new sign acknowledging this naming that will soon accompany our Memorial.
|Cr Bernadene Voss and Lee Tarlamis unveil the mock-up of the proposed Lemnos Square sign. Photo Peter Ford 2017|
|Photo Peter Ford 2017|
|Piper Squadron Leader Steve Campbell-Wright. Photo Peter Ford 2017|
|Cadets of 30 Amry Cadet Unit form the catafalque party. Photo Jim Papadimitriou 2017|
|The RAN Band perform. Photo Peter Ford 2017|
Thanks to all who were able to join us - Cr Bernadene Voss, Mayor of Port Phillip, Colonel (Ret.) Jan McCarthy, Father Konstantinos, Members of Parliament, Councillors, Royal Australian Navy Band, Piper Squadron Leader Steve Campbell-Wright, 30 Army Cadet Unit, the various descendants of Anzac's who served on Lemnos as soldiers or nurses, representatives of a number of Melbourne's Hellenic community organisations, members of our Committee and the many members of Melbourne's Lemnian community who attended. Your involvement was essential to making our event such a success.
And thanks to Peter Ford for the photos and to John Irwin for filming the event.
Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative Committee