Remembering Nurse Cavell

Posted on on 05 January 2013
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Date of publication: 12/10/2012

The Cavell Nurses’ Trust has launched a three year centenary appeal (from 2012-2015) to mark the death of Nurse Edith Cavell in 1915. British Nurse Cavell was court martialled and executed by firing squad after helping 200 Allied troops to escape from German-occupied Belgium into neutral Holland in 1915.

The Trust offers "help to registered nurses, midwives, health care assistants, student nurses and retired nurses who have given a lifetime of caring and compassion" - and hopes the appeal will help to double the number of people it can support.

To read the full article, visit the Cavell Nurses' trust website here.

Images courtesy of The Cavell Nurses' Trust.

Posted by: Daniel Barry, Centenary News