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World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Chris Harley 2007

Within Peterborough Cathedral is a memorial to Edith Cavell the British Nurse who was executed by the Germans for giving aid to the enemy.

Right dear in the sight of the
Lord is the death of His Saints

In thankful remembrance of the
Christian example of
Edith Louisa Cavell
who devoted her life to nursing
the sick and for helping Belgian
French and British soldiers to
escape was on October 12th 1915
put to death by the Germans
at Brussels where she had
nursed their wounded this
Tablet was placed here by the
Teachers Pupils and Friends
of her old School in
Laurel Court

See also Edith Cavell Memorial, London

Photographs Copyright © Chris Harley 2007

Last updated 14 February, 2019

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