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Edith Louisa Cavell

born 4 December 1865, died 12 October 1915

Edith Cavell was born in Swardeston, Norfolk, the first child of the Rev. Frederick Cavell and Louisa Sophia Warming. Aged 24, she became governess to a family in Brussels, returning home in 1895 to look after her seriously ill father. The following year she registered at the London Hospital school of nursing after which she worked in several different hospitals in England before moving back to Brussels in 1907.

Edith Cavell Gardens, Inverness
Edith Cavell Gardens, Inverness
The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Entry on Edith Cavell by Claire Daunton
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