Migrants- Agia Paraskevi


Surname: Mihailaros (Mitchell)  
Name: Georgios 
Year of Birth:  1924
Father's Name: Ignatios (Agia Paraskevi)
Mother's Name:   Aspasia Zarparini (Agia Paraskevi)
Siblings:  Ioannis, Eleni (Haliou)
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1938
Sponsor:    Christos Mihailaros (Chris Mitchell)
Married: Joyce Collins (Newcastle, Australia)
Children:  Ignatios (Glen), Christos (Chris) 
City of Residence: Sydney
Livelihood: Small Business- Cafes, and waiter


Above: Sitting are my parents, Ignatios and Aspasia, while my brother, Ioannis (left), sister, Eleni (middle) and I (right) are in the front. Standing are: Katina, Stasa and Despina.

Above Right: Year 6 in our village. I am fourth from the right- in the second row from the bottom. Our teacher is Kostas Papaharalambos. Circa 1936.


Above: With "horiano", Socrates Behlevanas, in Cootumundra (N.S.W). I worked in his cafe, the White Rose Cafe in the early 1940's.
Above Right: With Giorgos Varellas (right) at Luna park, Sydney. It is 1944, and we are on leave. At the time, I was serving in the Australian Service Corps- during the Second World War.

Above: Paddington Town Hall, Sydney. With friends and compatriots. From left, we are: Dimitrios and Mary Sarikas, my wife, Joyce, Katerina Koulmandas (nee: Koumbis), Efstratios Giannakellis (Kelly), Pericles Koulmandas, Kanakis, Socrates Giannakellis, myself, unknown, Harry Giannakis, Maria Giannaki, Stavroula Giannakelli (nee: Paleologou) and unknown. 

Above: With my wife, Joyce (sitting right), our grandchildren, Angela and Mark (front row), my sons, Ignatios (Glen) and Chris, and our daughter-in-law, Patricia.