Meeting – Mon 26 September 2016, 7.30pm

Our special guest at the September meeting will be Jim Claven MA and Secretary of the Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative Committee. In his presentation, Lemnos 1915 - The Other Side of Gallipoli, Jim will recount the often forgotten role that … [Read more...]

Well Represented at the Front

Our First World War Centenary project has uncovered many incredible stories of Port men volunteering for active service such as this one from The Standard newspaper on 15 May 1915. The first part of the article talks about four cousins, all born … [Read more...]

The Lemnos Gallipoli Memorial

The relationship between Australia and Greece has deep roots in the island of Lemnos. A hundred years ago, a piper welcomed the first Anzac nurses ashore onto that island. Conditions were harsh and chaotic at first -  ‘too awful for words’. … [Read more...]

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