Migrants- Dafia

 

Surname: Contos
Name: Alkis 
Year of Birth:   1932
Father's Name: Nikolaos 
Mother's Name:   Permathoula Gavriil
Siblings: Melpomeni (Christou), Kalliope (Siiotou), Rallis, Ahilleas
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1960
Sponsor:  Melpomeni Christou (my sister) 
Married: Rita Drakoula (Stypsi)
Children:  Efstratia (Toula), Nikolaos, Olga, Mary 
City of Residence: Sydney
Livelihood: Small Business- shops

  

Above: With my father, Nikolaos, on the day I was leaving for Australia. I was boarding the liner, S.S. Patris.

Above Right: A portrait of my mother, Permathoula.

 

Above: Another panygiri of Agia Triada. From left, we are: myself, Hariklia Dandoulis, her fiance, Platon Christou and Vangelis Sikiotou. Circa 1956.

Above Right: During National Sevice (1955) at Drepano, Kozani, where we are weapons training.

 

Above: With my wife, Rita.

Above Right: At a family function: From left, we are: my son-in-law, Tan Chowdury; my wife, Rita; my son-in-law, Tim; my daughter, Olga; my daughter, Toula and myself.