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Anzac Memorial Service on Lemnos Attended by Deputy Defense Min, Australian Amb.

LEMNOS — A memorial service was held on Wednesday for Australian and New Zealander Armed Forces who died in Gallipoli during World War I, ahead of Anzac Day on April 25, with Deputy National Defense Minister Alkiviadis Stefanis laying a wreath on site at Lemnos island.

The service, held at the Commonwealth Cemetery of Moudros, was led by Metropolitan Hierotheos III of Limnos and Agios Efstratios. It was also attended by Australian Ambassador to Greece Arthur Spyrou, North Aegean Regional Director Constantinos Moutzouris and other Lemnos officials.

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