Nurse Cavell Memorial 1920

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Charing Cross, London.

The recently completed memorial for Nurse Edith Cavell is unveiled. Cavell was shot by the German's during the First World War for helping Allied P.O.W.s escape.

M/S of a bearded man in military uniform, behind him stand several smartly dressed gentlemen and...



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01:09:33:00 / 01:12:05:00
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  • The memorial was unveiled on 16 March 1920, as the attached newspaper article will confirm....

    The shots list currently details the location as "Charing Cross", but more precisely the memorial is situated in St. Martin's Place, London.

    jamied 26th Sep 2012
  • That earlier newspaper link won't work. Here's another attempt....

    jamied 26th Sep 2012

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