Migrants- Kalloni


Family Name: Alvanos    
Name: Dimitrios 
Year of Birth:     
Father's Name: Mihail (Kalloni)
Mother's Name:   Sophia Vogiatzi (Kerami)
Siblings:  Georgios, Anastasia (Koundourougianni) 
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1960
Sponsor:    Georgios Alvanos (my brother) 
Married:  Vasilia Kougiou (Dafia)
Children:  Mihail, Asanoula
City of Residence: Sydney, Australia
Livelihood:  Carpentry 



Above: With my mother, Sophia, and my brother, Georgios. 

Above Middle: Riding our bikes- with Stefanos Gianikaras. 

Above Right: On an excursion with the Scouts at Sigri, in the early 1950's.  I am standing first from the left. 


Above: With Nikolaos Haritos in our family carpentry workshop. 

Above Middle: Athens, 1960. Leaving for Australia. 

Above Right: A portrait. 


Above: With my brother, Georgios, and his wife, Dina. 

Above Right: On my wedding day. With my wife, Vasilia, my parents, Mihail and Sophia, and by in-laws, Elias and Ralio. 


Above: With my wife, Vasilia, and our children, Asanoula and Mihail. 

Above Right: Working as carpenter for Drummoyne Council. L-R: Kevin, myself and Haralambos Valantis. 

Above: After retiring from carpentry, my wife, Vasilia, and I began growing orchids.