"I realise that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone".
She was arrested, tried with 33 others by a German military court, found guilty of ‘assisting men to the enemy’ and shot by a German firing squad on October 12 1915.
This is one of the most extensive sites dedicated to Nurse Edith Cavell, and contains much exclusive material.
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Your comments would be most welcome.
November 2013: New material added to the site -
See the Events & Diary section for reports on the recent Cavell Festival in Swardeston,
and the wreath laying at Edith Cavell’s grave in Norwich and at St Martin’s in the
Fields in London.
See also a new overview of events planned for 2015.
|Pastimes and interests|
|Grand schemes of childhood|
|Schooling and first jobs|
|Edith in Brussels|
|Back to Brussels|
|Her Last Days|
|Return to Norfolk|
|A final word|
|Cavell Festival 2013|
|Wreath laying London 2013|
|Commemoration Norwich 2013|
|2015 Centenary events|
|Books and Publications|
|Referencing Information from this site|
|Where is Swardeston?|
|Images and web information|
|Monuments and plaques to Edith Cavell|
|Rev Gahan account|
|Pastor Le Seur Testimony|