• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: IMP0239

Henderson, Margaret Mary

(1915 – 2017)
  • Nationality Australian
  • Born 13 November, 1915, Kew Victoria Australia
  • Died 16 August, 2017, Victoria Australia
  • Occupation Physician


Margaret Henderson, a consultant physician to the Royal Melbourne Hospital in 1981, was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire on 12 June 1976 for her services to medicine. She enjoyed a long association with the Royal Melbourne Hospital in the capacity of honorary physician from 1947-1975 and specialist physician from 1976-1981. She was also consultant physician at the Queen Victoria Hospital for Women from 1959. During World War II she served as a captain in the Australian Military Forces from 1941-42. She completed her medical training at the University of Melbourne, graduating MB BS in 1931 and MD in 1941. She was a Fellow of Janet Clarke Hall, at the University of Melbourne from 1966.

Published resources

Related entries

  • Related Organisations
    • Lyceum Club (Melbourne) (1912 - )
  • Sister
    • Shaw, Noel (1916 - 2012)