Migrants- Paleohori


Family Name: Koutsouradis
Name: Pandelis
Year of Birth:   1933
Father's Name: Dimitrios (Paleohori)
Mother's Name:   Ekaterina Mihalakelli (Megalohori)
Siblings:  Panagiotis, Irini (Halaka), Zaharo (Zaloumi)
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1960
Sponsor:    Irini Halaka (my sister)
Married: Mersini Malama (Paleohori)
Children:  Dimitrios, Venetia, Efstathios
City of Residence: Sydney
 Livelihood: Small Business- shops

Above: Paleohori, 1973. Outside Ganosis' mixed business. I had gone back to Greece for a holiday. From left, we are: Eftsratios Psarianos, Pandelis Zadelis, Dimitrios Loupos, myself, Efstathios Koutsouradis, Aristides Skivalakis, Apostolos Ganosis, Dimitrios Kaldelis, Dimitrios Koutsouradis (my father) and Panagiotis Pandelelis.

Above: With friends, Efstratios Zaloumis (left) and Giorgos Kapounis (right) in Plomari.

Above: My portrait from National Service (1955-58).

Above Middle: In N.S.W country town, Jerilderie, where I owned the mixed business shop. Circa 1961.

Above Right: My family seeing off my fiance at the time, who is migrating to Australia. From left, they are: Vasiliki Koutsouradi, my fiance, Mersini Malama, Panagiotis Koutsouradis (my brother), Zaharo Zaloumi (my sister)and my mother, Ekaterini is holding Persa Zaloumi.

Above: Melbourne, 1964. With my wife, Mersini, and our friend, Spyridoula.

Above Right: My three children, Dimitrios, Efstathios and Venetia.


Above: The Paleohori Association's Committee (1983). In the top row: Apostolis Tsimnadis, Pandelis Koutsouradis, Ioannis Malamas, Giorgos Mavraganis, Panagiotis Crisafis and Kaldis Karabetsos. In the bottom row are: Efstratios Protogeros, Ioannis Malamas, Nikos Andronikos, Grigorios Mouhtouris and Panagiotis Malamas. Pandelis was President of the Association for four years in the early-mid 1980's and remained an active Committee members for many years after that.

Above Right: With friends. From left, we are: Iraklis Malamas (my brother-in-law), Spyros Malamas, Panagiotis Halakas, Pandelis Koutsouradis and myself.