Migrants- Agiassos


Family Name: Liakatos
Name: Dimitrios 
Year of Birth:   1929
Father's Name: Efstratios 
Mother's Name:   Maria Koromilas 
Siblings:  Mihail, Georgios, Irini (Ikonomou), Evangelos
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1954
Sponsor:    D.E.M.E. Gov't Sponsored Program 
Married: Irini Smyrnios (Agiassos)
Children:  Maria, Efstratios 
City of Residence: Sydney
Livelihood:  Small Business- mechanic/service station


Above: A portrait of my mother, Maria.

Above Middle: A portrait of my father, Efstratios, who fought in the Greek-Turkish War (1919-22). He was a lieutenant in the artillery.

Above: My maternal grandfather, Mihalis Koromilas, with my sister, Irene, my brother, Angelo and my sister-in-law, Maria Smyrnios.


Above: Dressed in traditional dress for an Agassiotiko dance group. Circa late- 1940's.

Above Right: During my service in the Korean War (1950). I was a mechanic in the Greek Battalion. I am on the right.


Above: With my cousin, Efstratios Liakatos, who had only just arrived in Sydney.

Above Right: With my wife, Irini (nee:Smyrnios).

Above: As Vice President of the Mytilenean Brotherhood of Sydney (in the front row, second from right), in the Committee under the Presidency of Efstratios Onoufriades.