Nurse Cavell Service 1915

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Charing Cross, London.

The unveiling of memorial statue for Edith Cavell by Queen Alexandra. LS Queen Alexandra arriving and getting out of carriage. Large crowds watch, including many nurses. The statue is draped in a Union Jack flag. Military parade passes the statue.




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01:07:26:00 / 01:10:58:00
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  • The current dating of this clip as 1915 is incorrect, it should read 1920.

    The current figure of 1915 refers to the year of Edith Cavell's execution by the Germans on 12 October of that year. The unveiling of the statue seen here actually occurred on 16 March 1920, as the attached newspaper article of the era will confirm....

    jamied 26th Sep 2012
  • OK, here's another attempt to make that newspaper link!

    jamied 26th Sep 2012
  • "Charing Cross, London." - more precisely, the monument is situated in St Martin's Place.

    jamied 26th Sep 2012

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