Migrants- Argenos

 

Family Name: Koukouli 
Name: Mersina (Myrta) 
Life:  1926- 1999
Father's Name: Efstratios 
Mother's Name:   Polyniki 
Siblings:  Vasilia (Doroshenko), Eleftheria (Vazaki), Maritsa (Tziola)
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1952
Sponsor:    D.E.M.E. Gov't Sponsored Program 
Married: Aristomenis Drakoulis (Argenos)
Children:  Panagiotis (Peter), Maro
City of Residence: Sydney, Australia
 Livelihood: Factory Hand- Slazenger Sportsgear

 

Above: Myrta's mother, Polyniki, and sister, Vasilia.

Above Right: Myrta walking with a cousin in Mytilene.

 

Above: Myrta, with her children, Peter and Maro, at Bonagila Migration Hostel (1952). Her husband, Aristides, was sent to work in Queensland canefields.

Above Right: At Aristides and Myrta’s 40th wedding anniversary. From left they are: Aristides and Myrta; Maro and her husband, Yianni; Maro’s daughter, Angela; Peter’s daughter, and son, Cindy and Aristo; Maro’s son, Stephan; Peter’s wife, Niki;June; Myrta’s sister, Vasilia; and Peter.