Bearing details of her training and experience, the faded forms make fascinating reading considering how Cavell
later found fame not only as a wartime heroine but also as pioneer of modern nursing.
eventually provided certi-fied trained nurses for 37 institutions and she formed a Red Cross hospital in Brussels and nursed wounded German and Belgian soldiers after war broke out in 1914.
After the war Australians learnt about the efforts of Ms Cavell
and raised money to perpetuate her memory by providing a rest home for nurses returning from both World Wars.
D Foot suggested, Cavell
was or had been a member of the Secret Service Bureau (MI6).
They reported that she was known as the "Florence Nightingale of Brussels" and American minister The Royal Cavell
as part Brand Whitlock and Spanish minister Marquis Villalobar, who were both in Belgium, had tried unsuccessfully to get the sentence overturned.
Formerly known as NurseAid, it was set up in 1917 after the outcry that followed the tragic death of Edith Cavell
Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, said:Edith Cavell
is a national hero, who demonstrated the most incredible bravery.
Jon Penhale, operations director at Cavell
Nurses' Trust, said: "We're really excited to be holding our first international challenge and at such a fitting location.
Nurse Edith Cavell
was shot by a firing squad 100 year ago after helping almost 200 allied soldiers escape the killing fields of the Western Front.
Inspired by the words of Laurence Binyon's poem, titled Edith Cavell
, the inscription reads: "She faced them gentle and bold.
Towards the end of "Ending the Waiting Game", Cavell
describes Hamm's attitude as "hung between": suspended between hope and despair, salvation and damnation, an imagined world and the real one.
I remembered learning about Edith Cavell
in high school and knew that hers was a most dramatic story.