- Edith Louisa,1865–1915, English nurse: executed by the Germans in World War I.
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This makes the fate of Miss Cavell our affair as much as that of the Lusitania.
Most of these fundamental rights were denied to Miss Cavell.
After a time the Germans began to be suspicious of Miss Cavell.The Post of Honour
Tragedians, in all probability, will brood on the story of Miss Cavell.
It seems the sentence of Miss Cavell was not pronounced in open court.
- Edith Louisa. 1865–1915, English nurse: executed by the Germans in World War I for helping Allied prisoners to escape