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.

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Born
Mittagong, New South Wales
03 Dec 1884
Died
26 Aug 1971
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Position
1907 - 1915
1915 - 02 Dec 1949