MICHAEL MICHAEL, 19 YRS

Michael was the son of Leandros and Koula Michael. During the Turkish invasion he was a soldier of the 251 Infantry Battalion, in the area of Glikiotissa, west of Kyrenia. On July 20-22, he fought in the area of Saint Georgios in order to prevent the Turkish forces from entering the town of Kyrenia. Then, he went […]

SAVVA SAVVAKIS, 20 YRS

Savvakis was the son of Christos and Athanasia Savva Englezaki. During summer 1974, Savvakis was serving the military forces of Cyprus. He disappeared on July 20, 1974 while he was attempting to cross the area of Pente Mili.

SIDERAS STAVROS, 19 YRS

Stavros was the second eldest son of Petros Sideras Mouzomenos and Eleni Paphiti. During 1974, he served as a soldier in the 251 Infantry Battalion. He was killed in the battle at the entrance west of Kyrenia on July 22, 1974. He remains have not been found

SOLOMOU SOTIRIS, 26 YRS

Sotiris was born in Karavas. He got married in Lapithos to Eroula Chr. Katalanou and together they had 2 children; Niki (7 yrs) and Christos (5 yrs). He disappeared on July 20, 1974 while trying to cross the area of Pikro Nero. He was a soldier of the 251 Infantry Battalion

CHATZILOUCA PANAYIOTIS, 28 YRS

Panayiotis was the son of Polydoros and Polixeni Chatzilouca. He was a former soldier of the 70 Engineer Battalion. With his co-soldiers he attempted to place mines in the area of Karavas and Lapithos on August 4-5, 1974. He disappeared on August 6, in the area of Airkotissa during the seizure of the town of Lapithos

YETTIMIS KYRIACOS, 19 YRS

Kyriacos was born to Christos and Anastasia Yemitti and was the 2nd lieutenant of the 120 heavy infantry. He was last seen on July 22nd 1974, in the area of Saint Georgios Kerynias, attempting to prevent the Turkish troops from entering the town of Kerynia.

ZAMBAS MICHALAKIS, 20 YRS

Michalakis was born to Stavros Zambas (police officer) from Karavas and Irene from Chios. He won the national tennis championship 6 years in a row. He was a lieutenant of the armored corps. Michalakis was killed on July 22, 1974 during an air bombing attack against the military camp of the Hellenic Forces in Cyprus. He was […]

MANTIS SOTIRIS, 29 YRS

Sotiris was the son of Gregoris and Eleni Manti (Moutsou). He was a soldier of the 251 Infantry Battalion. He fought against the Turkish troops in the areas of Pikro Nero and Saint Georgios, Kyrenia. He was last seen on Sunday July 21. He was married to Androula (the Kozakos generation) with whom he had 2 children; […]