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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

Tuesday, 19 December 2017

St Kilda Cemetery Commemorative Event - 2pm 14th January 2018 - Albert Jacka VC - Clarice Daley & Ernest Lawrence

Albert Jacka Memorial Service 2017. Photo Jim Claven 2017
Well 2017 is not even over and we announce our first event for 2018!
The 86th Annual Albert Jacka Memorial Service will be held at St Kilda Cemetery, Dandenong Road, St Kilda, at 2pm on Sunday, 14th January 2018.
Captain Albert Jacka, VC, the first Australian to be awarded the Victoria Cross, served at Gallipoli and on Lemnos in 1915. For more information on Albert Jacka and his connection to Lemnos, click here.
There will be a memorial service, including a wreath laying service at which our President, Lee Tarlamis, will lay a wreath on behalf of the Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative Committee.
This will be followed by an afternoon tea and presentation at St Kilda Town Hall, corner Brighton Road and Carlisle Streets, St Kilda, at 3-4.30pm. Use the Portico Entrance.
Clarice Daley-Ernest Lawrence Memorial Service 2017. Photo Jim Claven 2017
At the conclusion of the Albert Jacka memorial service, members and supporters of our Committee are invited to join us at the grave of Nurse Clarice Daley and Sergeant Ernest Lawrence - who both served on Lemnos and were the only Australians to be married there during the Gallipoli campaign - and who are also buried in the St Kilda Cemetery.
We will lay a wreath and welcome all others who wish to do so.
All welcome.

Jim Claven
Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative Committee

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