Help us promote Lemnos' link to Anzac - Make a donation now

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

Who We Are

The Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative Committee was formed in Melbourne 2011 and was formally incorporated in 2012.
The Committee consists of representatives of the Melbourne Greek and Lemnian communities, Hellenic RSL, Members of Parliament, historians, members of the nursing profession and descendants of Anzac soldiers and nurses who served on Lemnos. Mr Lambis Englezos AM is our Patron.

Current members of our elected Committee Executive are:
President - Mr Lee Tarlamis JP
Vice President - Ms Christina Despoteris
Secretary - Mr Jim Claven

Treasurer - Ms Arlene Bennett 
Other Executive Members:  Mr Nikolaos Kydas, Ms Deb Stewart, Terry Kanelos, Mr Bruce Mildenhall and Mr Ange Kenos.

 
Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative Committee Executive Members, members and supporters at the studio of Peter Corlett OA, creator of our Lemnos Gallipoli Memorial, February 2015. Photo courtesy of Peter Corlett 2015.

Mr Lee Tarlamis President, Ms Christina Despoteris Vice President and Mr Jim Claven Secretary, with Ms Liz Kaydos of Lemnos 1915 at the unveiling of the new Nurses Memorial at Lemnos' Portianos Military Cemetery, April 2015. Photo Jim Claven 2015
Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative Committee Executive Members, members and supporters at the unveiling of the new Nurses Memorial at Lemnos' Portianos Military Cemetery, April 1951. Photo Jim Claven 2015

Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative Committee Executive Members, members and many supporters at the unveiling of our Lemnos Gallipoli Memorial at Albert Park, Melbourne, 8 August 2015. Photo Anthony Leong 2015
Members of the Lemnos Gallipoli Committee, with the Australian Ambassador to Greece, the Deputy Governor of Lemnos, Anzac Day ceremony at East Mudros Commonwealth Military Cemetery, April 2012. Photograph Jim Claven