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submitted by James Gavriles on 20.02.2005

Uncle Peter Gavrilis with unknown relatives

My Uncle Peter Gavrilis, in vest, with some unknown relatives likely at Aghia Pelaghia

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submitted by Koula Veneris on 12.02.2005

Passengers from Kythera on the SS Derna, 1948.

Several passengers from Kythera travelled to Australia on the SS Derna in 1948. Front row:(l-r) Stan Travasaros, Mattie Travasaros, Vassilki Fatseas, Petro Fatseas, John Cominos. Back row:(l-r) Mary Fatseas (second from left), Stamatina (last name unknown), Koula Travasaros, Katina Travasaros, Betty Fatseas (second from right, with white collar). Other passengers included people from displaced persons camps in Germany, death camps in Poland, labour camps in Hungary and 61 Jewish orphans. The voyage lasted almost three months in primitive and overcrowded conditions. The story of the SS Derna and its passengers has been written by Diane Armstrong in "The Voyage of Their Life", 2001, HarperCollinsPublishers, Australia.

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submitted by Thespina Kastrisiou on 03.02.2005

Sofoula Kominou

Sofoula Kominou on the 17/04/1966 watering her garden infront of her house.

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submitted by Thespina Kastrisiou on 03.02.2005

Kastrisios siblings

The photograph of brother and sister Dimitris Kastrisios and Maria Protopsalti is in classical post card form, however it seems the brother has been photographed at a later date than his sister and afterwards been collated onto the image, which has perhaps then been re-photographed.

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submitted by Spyro Calocerinos on 13.02.2005

My three cousins whose father was murdered

These are the three daughters whose father was murdered.(See entry 2/2/05) From left: Popi Elpida and Nina Zervoulakou. After their father's death, they received a letter from the King of England with medals for their services to the British by keeping British spies in their house.

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submitted by Spyro Calocerinos on 02.02.2005

My mother and her sister Titika

My mother with her sister Titika Zervoulakou. My aunt Titika was married to Leonidas and had three daughters. During the war they were hiding in their house British spies and had many close encounters with the Germans. Eventually he was murdered by Greek political parties.
My mother had a shocking accident in Kythera in 1962 and was killed by a truck while walking my blind father towards Kapsali.

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submitted by Spyro Calocerinos on 02.02.2005

My Grandmother with my sister Nina and brothers 1937

In this photograph, which was taken 1937 my grandmother Eleni with, from left late brother Giannis,sisster Nina,at the back late brother Hristos and in front Spyros as a five year old. This photograph was found only yesterday.

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submitted by Spyro Calocerinos on 02.02.2005

My sister Nina with her Godparents 1921

This photograph was taken in 1921. In the photo,my sister Nina Petroheilos nee Kalokairinou (well known in Kythera in the supermarket in Hora) Her Godparents were Panagiotis (Mpompos) Karatzas and Evanthia Karatzas.They had no children and she was treated like their own daughter.

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submitted by Thespina Kastrisiou on 28.01.2005

Kastrisios Friends and family

from left to right: Dimitris Friligkos, Eleni Kastrisiou, Chrisa "Ponira", below Erifili Kastrisou and Pothiti Kastrisiou, Erifili, Pothiti and Eleni are sisters from the Mourkouli line.

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submitted by Thespina Kastrisiou on 28.01.2005

"Matzorou's" wedding day

Matzoros is the grooms nickname, he is famous on the island for walking long distances in bare feet so as to save his shoes from the wear! on the back of the photograph, obviously a gift from one friend to another, the reciever is advised to get a good laugh from the whole scene at Matzoro's expense.

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submitted by Thespina Kastrisiou on 28.01.2005

Schoolgirls before the parade

From left to right: Maria Veneri, her sister Eirini and their friend Eirini Kastrisiou, wearing national dress and school uniform for a national celebration parade.

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submitted by James Gavriles on 28.01.2005

more unknown relatives in back of Papoo's house

In back of my Papoo's house with my UIncle Theodore D, Gavrilys standing with them

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submitted by James Gavriles on 28.01.2005

2 unknown relatives in town

2 unknown female relatives ,either in Logothetianica or Potamos??

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submitted by James Gavriles on 28.04.2005

Workmen repairing the wall at Papoo's house

Repairing one of the stone walls at my grandfather's house in Logothetianica.
The man in the front is my aunt's brother, Con Gavrilis's uncle. I don't remember his name - maybe someone can help?

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submitted by James Gavriles on 26.01.2005

Boyhood friends in Kythera

My uncles with a couple of friends. I think the person far left is a Semitocolos?, Next is my Uncle Theodore Gavrilys, next is a mister Cassimatis, who I think used to own a restaurant in Long Island New York the Ship-Ahoy, Next is my Uncle Peter Gavrilis, Father of James, Theodore, Con, and Nick.
Not sure as to where this picture was taken??

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submitted by James Gavriles on 26.01.2005

Religious proccession through Potamos 1954

This might have been in conjunction with the gerokomio dedication??

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submitted by James Gavriles on 25.01.2005

Uncle Theodore D. Gavrilys with hat sitting with relatives

Maybe someone can recognize some of the people?? 1954
Unknown location on the island

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submitted by James Gavriles on 25.01.2005

village folks in Kythera

Unknown gathering of people in a village on Kythera. May be Potamos??

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submitted by James Gavriles on 23.01.2005

Visit to Milopotamos

trip to Milopotamos by my Uncles

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submitted by James Gavriles on 23.01.2005

Uncle Peter D. Gavrilis with relatives

Unknown location in Kythera?