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A bronze bust commemorates Dixie Paumier Clement (1879-1935), physician and obstetrician.

After graduating from Trinity College Dublin in 1908, Clement returned to Western Australia and set up a private practice with Dr Athelstan Saw. He was instrumental in the fight to improve childbirth facilities and midwifery training in Western Australia, which lead to the creation of the King Edward Memorial Hospital for Women.

Clement worked there as an honorary physician for many years. On top of this he held honorary positions at several other hospitals including the Perth Hospital, the Home of the Good Sheppard and St Brigid's Convent. Dixie Clement was honorary secretary of the council of the Western Australian branch of the British Medical Association for four years, and its president for one year.


Address:374 Bagot Road, Entrance foyer, King Edward Memorial Hospital , Subiaco, 6008
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.950319
Long: 115.818567
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.

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Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:People


Front Inscription

Dr Dixie P. Clement   

Honorary Obstetrician   

King Edward Memorial Hospital

5-7-1919  -  25-7-1935

Source: MA,ADB
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