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Edith Cavell was shot by a German firing squad on 12 October 1915, aged 49, for helping Allied soldiers escape from Belgium during World War I.

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from Mail Online

Gordon Brown: The heroine who humbled me

WWI nurse, Edith Cavell is one mighty brave and strong woman...it's no wonder why they've named a mountain after her in Canada.

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Tomb of Nurse Edith Cavell (executed for helping British POWs by the Germans, therefore becoming a martyr for the British public)

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Edith Cavell, British Nurse. During WWI worked in Belgium. Saved lives on both sides. Helped some 200 Allied soldiers escape. Shot by a German firing squad.

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On October 12, 1915, Edith Cavell was executed by the German military for having helped over 200 allied soldiers escape from occupied Belgium. Her death was her last act of heroism and bravery in a long life of public service and personal sacrifice. "Patriotism is not enough, I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone."

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from BBC News

WW1 nurse Edith Cavell to feature on new £5 coin

Heroine WWII NURSE Edith Cavell to feature on new £5 coin. Edith Cavell painting by Raymond Lynde

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Edith Cavell Pub Inn sign Norwich Norfolk East Anglia England UK signs Patriotism is not enough legend first world - Stock Image

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from Sand In My Suitcase

Is it summer yet? Jasper National Park holiday

JASPER, Alberta | One of the top things to do in Jasper National Park is to hike to Cavell Meadow. You pass beautiful Angel Glacier, hanging on Mount Edith Cavell. Do you see the wings spreading out? http://www.sandinmysuitcase.com/jasper-national-park-holiday/

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