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Edith Cavell plaque Edith Cavell plaque

Plaque: Edith Cavell plaque

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London Borough of Hackney
Edith Cavell. Executed in Belgium by German firing squad for assisting injured soldiers in World War I. Assistant Matron at the Shoreditch Infirmary, 1903 - 1906.

Cavell was executed by the Germans in Brussels and she figures on our sister site, BrusselsRemembers.

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E2, Kingsland Road

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