Cavell [kav′əl]
Edith Louisa 1865-1915; Eng. nurse executed by the Germans in WWI

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  • Cavell, Edith — (1866 1915)    The daughter of a Presbyterian minister, Edith Cavell was born in Swardeston, Norfolk, England. Sent to Brussels to perfect her knowledge of French, she was employed as a governess. In 1895, she returned to England to study nursing …   Historical Dictionary of Brussels

  • Cavell, Edith — ▪ English nurse born Dec. 4, 1865, Swardeston, Norfolk, Eng. died Oct. 12, 1915, Brussels, Belg.       English nurse who became a popular heroine of World War I and was executed for assisting Allied soldiers to escape from German occupied Belgium …   Universalium

  • Cavell, Edith (Louisa) — born Dec. 4, 1865, Swardeston, Norfolk, Eng. died Oct. 12, 1915, Brussels, Belg. English nurse and heroine of World War I. She began her nursing career in 1895 and in 1907 became first matron of a hospital in Brussels, where she greatly improved… …   Universalium

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