Migrants- Dafia


Mihalis was born in Klisekio- in the Pergamos area of Asia Minor. After the Exchange of Populations between Greece and Turkey (1923), his family initially settled in his father’s village of Antissa; he would later resettled in Dafia.

Surname: Parmakellis
Name: Mihail
Life:  1904- 1991
Father's Name: Stavros (Antissa)
Mother's Name:   Diamando Zaharia (Tsandarli, Asia Minor)
Siblings: Kyriakoula (Pavli), Ralou (Papoutsi)
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1965
Sponsor: Omiros Parmakellis (his son)
Married: Stavroula Kaitatzi (Tsandarli, Asia Minor)
Children:  Maria, Efstratios, Omiros, Konstantinos
City of Residence: Sydney
Livelihood: Factoryhand- Netting Galvanising


Above: During National Service (1934).
Above Right: With friends, Efstratios Vafiadakis and Ignatios Karagiannis at the kafeneio. Mihalis is on the right.
Above: At his son Efstratios’ wedding.
Above Right: With his wife, Stavroula.
Above: A caption from his workplace’s newsletter, highlighting his retirement.