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Parker, Marjorie Bryson (Madge) (1908 - )

Born
17 June 1908
Ardrossan, South Australia, Australia
Occupation
Servicewoman

Summary

Madge Parker was born on the Yorke Peninsula and lived near Ardrossan. Her father grew wheat, barley and oats. They moved to Adelaide when her father retired and Madge was 16. She went to London in 1939 to completed a course dealing cosmetics and came home via America. She worked in Sydney and was in Melbourne when she joined the Women's Royal Australian Air Force (WRAAFS) where she completed an officers' course.

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.catalog.slsa.sa.gov.au:1083/search/dParker%2C+Madge/dparker+madge/-5,-1,0,B/frameset&FF=dparker+madge&1,1, accessed 2004-04-20.

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Archival resources

State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana

  • Interview with Madge Parker [sound recording] Interviewer: Yvonne Abbott, 8 August 1995, SRG 438/29/49; State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details

Anne Heywood and Robin Secomb

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