Sheila Mary McClemans

(3 May 1909 – 10 June 1988)

Sheila Mary McClemans paved the way for Australian women entering the legal profession.

In addition to her legal career, Shelia held a range of high-level positions including director of the Women’s Royal Naval Service, becoming a role model to many Australian women inside and outside the armed forces.

She was appointed as an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 1951 and was awarded the Silver Jubilee Medal in 1977.