Cretan Brotherhood of Western Australia remembers Battle of Crete

The Cretan Brotherhood of Western Australia under the auspices of the Cretan Federation of Australia and New Zealand and in conjunction with the Consul General of Greece in Western Australia hosted the ceremony commemorating the 81st anniversary for the battle of Crete on Sunday 29 May 2022 at the Australian War Cenotaph at Kings Park in Perth.

The wreath laying ceremony was attended by many distinguished dignitaries amongst them included the Governor of Western Australia The Honourable Kim Beazley, His Emminence Archbishop of Australia Makarios, the Consul General of Greece In Perth Mrs Georgia Karasotou, Government representatives, the Australian Defense Forces, the President of the Cretan Federation of Australia & New Zealand Mr. Tony Tsourdalakis, and other community representatives.

The President of the Cretan Brotherhood of Western Australia Mr. Manoli Yeroyianakis expressed his delight at the great turn out but more importantly paid homage for the attendance of 104 year old ANZAC Crete Veteran Arthur Leggett who was in attendance and recited the Ode with such dignity and respect representing all the veterans of the Greece and Crete campaign.

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