We remember Edith Louisa Cavell

We remember Edith Louisa Cavell

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Timeline

Timeline

1865
birth Swardeston, Norfolk United Kingdom Source:8497661 4th December 1865
1868
sibling Florence M Cavell Source:8497661 1868
1871
sibling Mary S Cavell Source:8497661 1871
1873
sibling John F Cavell Source:8497661 1873
1881
dates Age 15 Source:8497661 1881
1881
location The Vicarage, Swardeston, Norfolk United Kingdom parents address Source:8497661 1881
1901
dates Age 35 Source:8497666 1901
1901
employment Superintendent of Night Nurses Highgate Infirmary St Pancras, London United Kingdom Source:8497666 1901
1901
location Highgate Infirmary, Falkland Road, St Pancras, London United Kingdom away from home address Source:8497666 1901
education Nursing training Royal London Hospital Whitechapel, London United Kingdom Source:8523902
employment Matron Nursing School Belgium Source:8523902
service Other Empire Force Nurse Source:8496535
1915
death Executed by firing squad Brussels Belgium Source:8496535 12th October 1915

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Edith Louisa
Initials EL
Last Name Cavell
Source 8497666
Gender
GenderSource
Female
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Highgate Infirmary, Falkland Road, St Pancras, London United Kingdom away from home address known 1901
The Vicarage, Swardeston, Norfolk United Kingdom parents address known 1881
Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Other Empire Force Nurse
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Frederick Cavell father
Louisa S Cavell mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Florence M Cavell sister 1868
Mary S Cavell sister 1871
John F Cavell brother 1873

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Communities

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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South Australia, heroes of the Great War, Chronicle newspaper Transcription Gail25971
South Australia, heroes of the Great War, Chronicle newspaper Transcription Gail25971
1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Gail25971
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Gail25971
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Gail25971
1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Gail25971

External Evidence

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Biographical details for Edith Cavell Charlotte33
BBC Radio 4 programme about Edith Cavell Charlotte33
Poem about Edith Cavell by Laurence Binyon Charlotte33
Princess Marie de Cro├┐, War Memories. London: MacMillan and Co, 1932. Fred69296
Sunday Worship, radio 4, 11 October Andrew19863
Service At Westminster Abbey - Nurse Cavell 1915 Jonathan101862
British WW1 Nurse executed in Brussels Jonathan101862
Discover the Nursing History Room at the RCN Library Jonathan101862
Edith Cavell: the nurse who inspired Britain Jonathan101862

Multimedia

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Edith's funeral in London Charlotte33
Portrait photograph of Edith Cavell Charlotte33
A portrait of nurse Edith Cavell Charlotte33
Nurse Edith Cavell's grave in Brussels Charlotte33
A portrait of Edith Cavell Charlotte33
Proclamation announcing Edith's execution Charlotte33
Page 1 of Edith's last letter Charlotte33
Page 2 of Edith's last letter Charlotte33
Vicarage, Swadeston Steven73844
Cavell statue in St Martins, London (Aug 2015) Robert8956
Remembered with Honour Simon6500
Edith Cavell Postcard Tony42880
Edith Cavell John16196
edith cavell grave david25702
Memorial where Eidth was executed June69491
Nurse Cavell Grave June69491
Maidenstone Medal Edith Cavell June69491
Edith Cavell Bridge Queenstown NZ Greta67804
A picture in the Steeple Bumpstead church Carol54660
Steeple Bumpstead church. Carol54660
Edith Cavell and a group of her nurses Barbara27286
Nurses memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum James201
Mount Edith Cavell, North Face Jessica140222
Memorial in Peterborough Cathedral Paul158720
Edith Cavell Boulevard Jessica140222
War Memorial (detail) Sacred Trinity Church Peter1344
Sacred Trinity Church, Salford Peter1344
War Memorial, Sacred Trinity Church, Salford Peter1344

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