Sod Turning Ceremony

4 November 2023 at the Site of the BOC Memorial Saw Avenue Kings Park WA To celebrate the commencement of construction for the Battle of Crete Memorial the Chairman of the Committee, Mr Bill Evangel, invited guests to attend the Sod Turning Event at King’s Park. Mr Mike McDonald, a member of the Committee performed...
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Unveiling of the Battle of Crete Memorial Plaque by the Premier

Sunday 6 November 2022 Members of the Greek Community together with the general public were invited to the Oxi Day Celebration in Kings Park on 6 November  2022. The celebration was delayed from its authentic date of October 28 to allow the participation of the outstanding Greek Presidential Guard (also known as Evsones) who were...
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Battle of Crete Wreath Laying Ceremony

The Battle of Crete Wreath Laying Ceremony was held on Sunday 29 May 2022 at the State War Memorial in King’s Park.  The Consul of Greece, Mrs Georgia Karasiotou invited all Greeks and Friends of Greece to attend this event which represented the 81st Anniversary of the Battle of Crete and the Greek Campaign. The...
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Battle of Crete Memorial Design Launch

This function was held in the Jackson McDonald Boardroom in St Georges Terrace, Perth on Thursday the 27th of May 2021 to showcase the Committee’s intentions for the memorial and to also reveal for the first time the chosen memorial design. Guests were invited from Government, the Greek clergy, government agencies, local government, business, and...
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Western Australian Battle of Crete veterans Arthur Leggatt, Hal Finkelstein, Norm Eaton and Bill Taylor

Book launch for The Battle of Crete – The Untold Stories

The Battle of Crete – The Untold Stories by D. Gerolymou, 27 June 2016
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Official Launch of the Battle of Crete War Memorial

The official launch was held on Sunday 19 June 2016 at the Yokine Bowling Club. Among the attendees at the event were the Consul of Greece Mr Antonios Koliadis and the Minister for Veterans Joe Francis,
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