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SOMERVILLE, Margaret

Born: 24/09/1912

Special Achievements:

1991 - Margaret was the first Australian woman to be presented with the Battle of Australia medallion.

Additional Information:

1941-1965 - Pioneer Methodist lay missionary on Croker Island, Northern Territory.


Resources

  • References

    Forrest, Peter.  A mother figure for hundreds.  Northern Territory News.  September 24, 2002:28-29.


  • Image - Margaret Somerville

    Photo used with permission of The Law Society of South Australia.