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Armfield, Lillian May
Pioneering Sydney policewoman whose long career spanned the city's razor gang wars. One of the first plain-clothed female detectives in Australia, in 1947 she was also the first woman of The Commonwealth to be awarded the King's Police and Fire Services Medal for outstanding service. After her retirement in 1949 she was awarded the Imperial Services Medal.