Taylor, Marjory Alice Hamlet, (AM, FRCNA) (1920-)

Also known as
Taylor, Marjory Alice Hamlet, (AM, FRCNA) (1920-2006)
Taylor, Marjory Alice Hamlet, (AM) (1920-)
Taylor, Marjory Alice Hamlet (1920-)
Walkowski, Marjory Alice Hamlet (1920-2006)
Field of activity
Nurse; Servicewoman; Nurse administrator
NLA Persistent Identifier
https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-765057

Biographies

Marjory Taylor became a Member of the Order of Australia on 9 June 1980 for her service to nursing. During World War II she served with the Royal Australian Airforce Nursing Service (1944-1946) and worked voluntarily as senior nursing officer with the Girl Guide International Service in the British Zone, Germany, for three years. From 1950 until 1981 Marjory worked with the Geelong Hospital, first as supervisor of the Maternity Wing and then Director of nursing. For 17 years - two as president - Marjory was a board member of the Intellectually Handicapped (Karingal) and was a founder and Board Member of the Geelong Hospice Care Association.

  • Served with the Royal Australian Airforce Nursing Service
  • Voluntary Senior Nursing Officer for the Girl Guide International Service in the British Zone, Germany
  • Supervisor of the Maternity Wing at the Geelong Hospital
  • Director of Nursing at the Geelong Hospital
  • Married Franciszek Walkowski (deceased 1987)
  • Member of the Order of Australia for service to nursing
  • Member of the Geelong YWCA Board
  • Honorary Secretary of the Florence Nightingale Commission Australia
  • President of the Geelong YWCA Board
  • Member of the Board of Management for the Fairfield Hospital, Victoria
  • Chairman of the Board of Management for the Fairfield Hospital, Victoria
  • Member of the National Executive of the YWCA

View the full record at Australian Women's Register

  • Career position - Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Nursing Service
  • Career position - Senior Nursing Officer (voluntary position) in the Girl Guide International Service in the British Zone and Germany
  • Career position - Supervisor of the Maternity Wing at the Geelong Hospital
  • Career position - Director of Nursing at the Geelong Hospital
  • Award - Member of the Order of Australia (AM)
  • Career position - Honorary Secretary of the Florence Nightingale Commission Australia
  • Career position - Member of the Geelong Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) Board
  • Career position - President of the Geelong Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) Board
  • Career position - Member of the Board of Management of the Fairfield Hospital, Victoria
  • Career position - Chairman of the Board of Management at Fairfield Hospital, Victoria
  • Career position - National Executive of the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA)

View the full record at Encyclopedia of Australian Science

Related people and organisations

Australian Women's Register

Resources for Marjory Alice Hamlet Taylor

Selected resources (10)

Australian Women's Register

  1. Taylor, Marjory Alice Hamlet
    Published: National Foundation for Australian Women
    Series: IspartOf The Australian Women's Register
  2. A life of caring for the displaced and infirm
    Faris, Irwin
    [2007]
    Series: IspartOf The Age
  3. From matrons to directors of nursing
    Taylor, Marjory
    [Caulfield, Vic.]
    Published: Association of Directors of Nursing
  4. TAYLOR, MARJORY HAMLET
    Department of Veterans' Affairs
    [2002]
    Published: Department of Veterans' Affairs
    Series: IspartOf World War 2 Nominal RollDepartment of Veterans' Affairs
  5. 50 years of influence : an oral history of Marjory Taylor
    Taylor, Beverley
    [Lismore, NSW]
    Published: Centre for Professional Development in Health Sciences, Southern Cross University in collaboration with Geelong Hospital Nurses League
  6. Who's Who in Australia 2002
    Herd, Margaret
    [Melbourne]
    Published: Crown Content

Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Taylor, Marjory Alice Hamlet
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Where are the Women in Australian Science?
    McCarthy, Gavan; Morgan, Helen; Smith, Ailie; van den Bosch, Alan
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, 2003
  3. 50 Years of Influence: an Oral History of Marjory Taylor
    Taylor, Beverley
    Published: Southern Cross University, East Lismore, 1996
  4. Who's Who in Australia 2002
    Herd, Margaret
    Published: Crown Content, Melbourne, 2001

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