• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE0920

Parker, Marjorie Bryson (Madge)

(1908 – 1997)
  • Born 17 June, 1908, Ardrossan South Australia Australia
  • Died 13 December, 1997
  • Occupation Servicewoman


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.

Published resources

Archival resources

  • State Library of South Australia
    • Interview with Madge Parker [sound recording] Interviewer: Yvonne Abbott

Related entries

  • Related Organisations
    • Women's Royal Australian Air Force (WRAAF) (1950 - 1977)
  • Membership
    • Lyceum Club Adelaide Incorporated (1922 - )