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Margaret Lucy (Aeschlimann) Whyte (1905 - 1947)

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Margaret Lucy "Madge" Whyte formerly Aeschlimann aka Hawkes
Born in Arawatta, Victoria, Australiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 1934 (to 1941) in Victoria, Australiamap
Died in Carlton, Victoria, Australiamap
Profile last modified 3 Feb 2020 | Created 8 Oct 2017 | Last significant change: 3 Feb 2020
02:16: Clare Spring edited the Biography for Margaret Lucy (Aeschlimann) Whyte (1905-1947). [Thank Clare for this]
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Margaret Lucy "Madge" Aeschlimann (married names Hawke, then Whyte) was born on 8 February 1905 in Arawatta, Victoria, Australia, the daughter of Fanny Aeschlimann and Louis Charles Aeschlimann.[1][2][3]

She married John Edward William Hawkes in 1934 in Victoria.[4] Their children were:

John was killed in 1941, fighting for Australia during World War Two.[6]

Linda remarried after John's death, to Clavering John (Jack) Whyte.[5] Their children were:

Madge died on 20 June 1947 at the Women's Hospital in Carlton, Victoria, aged 42.[1][2][3] Her remains were interred at Korumburra General Cemetery in Korumburra, Victoria.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Margaret Lucy Whyte's death record at Births, Deaths, Marriages Victoria: Reg. No: 7902; Reg. year: 1947. Retrieved 8 October 2017 by Clare Spring from
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Margaret Lucy Aeschlimann Whyte." Find A Grave. Retrieved 8 October 2017 by Clare Spring from
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 "Deaths." 21 June 1947. The Argus (Melbourne), p. 11. Retrieved 8 October 2017 by Clare Spring from
  4. Marriage record at Births, Deaths, Marriages Victoria: Reg. No: 12583; Reg. year: 1934. Retrieved 9 October 2017 by Clare Spring from
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 Email from Linda, Madge Whyte's granddaughter, to Clare Spring in October 2017.
  6. "Wills and estates." 24 September 1941. The Age (Melbourne), p. 9. Retrieved 9 October 2017 by Clare Spring from

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