Memorial Evacuation Crete.

This memorial commemorates the evacuation of British, Australian and New Zealand troops who had fought against the Germans. The evacuation took place from 28 May to 1 June 1941 and about 17,000 soldiers were evacuated.



Text on the memorial:


FROM THIS BAY BETWEEN

28TH MAY AND 1ST JUNE

1941 THE LAST

AUSTRALIAN BRITISH AND

NEW ZEALAND FORCES WHICH

FOUGHT ALONGSIDE THE

GREEK FORCES IN THE

FIERCE STRUGGLES OF THE

BATTLE OF CRETE AGAINST

THE GERMANS WERE

EVACUATED BY BRITISH

AND AUSTRALIAN WARSHIPS