Jim Claven

Life

An evening with Lis Johnson, sculptor of the George Treloar memorial

More than seventy supporters of Ballarat’s new memorial statue to post-WW1 refugee helper Major George Treloar Devine gathered at Yarraville’s Eleni’s Kitchen & Bar last week to celebrate another milestone. …

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Anzac Day: Lemnos’ Role Remembered in Greece and Australia

Lemnos’ important role in Australia’s Anzac story was again part of the annual commemorations of the Gallipoli campaign held in Greece and Australia. The events on the Northern Aegean island …

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Lemnos’ Gallipoli Campaign Commemorative Services for April 2019 announced

The Regional Government Authorities on Lemnos have advised Melbourne’s Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative Committee of their plans for this year’s commemorations of the Gallipoli campaign on the island. Each year the …

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Lemnos’ Gallipoli Campaign commemorative services for April 2019 announced

The Regional Government Authorities on Lemnos have advised Melbourne’s Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative Committee of their plans for this year’s commemorations of the Gallipoli campaign on Lemnos. Each year the authorities …

Life

Sculptor announced for George Treloar memorial

The realization of the dream of many of Melbourne’s Hellenic community took a step closer with an announcement held in Ballarat recently. Members of Melbourne’s George Treloar Melbourne Committee travelled …

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Victoria’s Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative Committee honours the role of Lemnos in Australia’s Anzac story

Victoria’s Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative Committee once again honoured the role of Lemnos in Australia’s Anzac story at St Kilda’s historic cemetery last Saturday. The commemoration took place as part of …

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The life of Private Albert

Private Albert Jacka and the 14th Battalion sailed from Port Melbourne aboard the troopship Ulysses along with Colonel John Monash, arriving at Lemnos as part of the 4th Brigade prior …

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In the wake of Agamemnon’s Army

There are many aspects of the Hellenic link to the Gallipoli campaign. And one of the least known is that of the Hellenic volunteers from Asia Minor who served with …

Life

Homer and the Classics come to Melbourne

What an amazing time we have had in Melbourne. A few weeks ago, the University of Melbourne staged its ‘Classical Civilization’ quiz as part of its innovative Being Human Festival, …

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Centenary of the Armistice of Mudros commemorated at Melbourne’s iconic Shrine

Amidst the classical columns and architectural features of Melbourne’s iconic Shrine of Remembrance, we witnessed the commemoration of the centenary of the Armistice of Mudros on Wednesday 31 October. Organised …