On May 20, 2021, the Cretan Association of Canberra in conjunction with the Embassy of Greece In Australia, hosted a memorial service to commemorate 80 years since the Battle of Crete.

The event took place at the Australian Hellenic Memorial, Anzac Avenue, directly opposite the Australian War Memorial, in the presence of the Government Representatives, Australian Defence Forces, Veteran Battalions and community leaders.

The most important attendee was 101 year old ANZAC Crete Veteran Les Cook, who was a veteran of the Battle of Crete with the 6th Division.